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Safe Arrival in Casper, Wyoming

All, I am safely here at Casper, Wyoming, right on the line for the eclipse. We DID have rooms in the local motel (YAY!) and have been rambling through town a little to get oriented. The town is divided in … Continue reading

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Sun Dogs and Parhelic Circles!

We had some pretty spectacular atmospheric optical phenomena going on this afternoon. Just past noon here in Exeter, I received a text from a fellow science teacher (Scott Saltman) telling me to go out, look up, and bring a camera. … Continue reading

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Visit to AURA

Telescopes at Cerro Tololo Intercontinental Observatory are managed somewhere, and that location is in La Serena, Chile, the home of AURA, the Association of Universities for Research in Astronomy. We were given a splendid tour of the facility: most informative. … Continue reading

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Daytime Occultation of Venus 7-December-2015

All images through 300mm lens untracked. Times are below each image in EST hhmmss.

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Moon and Venus in Daytime

October 8, 2015 13:03 EDT. Moon and Venus with 200mm telephoto. Both are plainly visible without aid. Enjoy!  

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