Category Archives: Education

Eclipse Photography Part 2: Image Scale

** Important ** For the unscaled images of the solar disk, click on the images to display them in full size.  ** IMPORTANT!! ** All images in this post were taken through a professional solar filter. DO NOT image the … Continue reading

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Arrival in Santiago

Our ACEAP team has arrived in Santiago, and with that starts our exciting exploration of Chile and the astronomy being done here. Flights from Boston to Houston were uneventful (always a good sign!) with a short layover before departing to … Continue reading

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Japan 2015

Now visiting Japan for ten days (July 2015). Two students are with me and are attending the RIKEN Institute Nishina School on nuclear physics. These past couple of days have been splendid, with a Harkness class demonstration to the Seikei … Continue reading

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CCD FAQ

Introduction: *** UNDER CONSTRUCTION!  This document is permanently under construction, since new information will be constantly added. *** Every now and then an amateur astronomer asks me what equipment they will need to do good CCD imaging, or what the … Continue reading

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Japan Summer 2014

This has been a rather busy summer, and I apologize for the lack of posting. Three weeks were spent in Japan with two Academy students who were at the Riken Institute Nishina Center at the 2014 Nishina School in Nuclear … Continue reading

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