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The Earth is headed through two meteor streams at this time, both pretty abundant in meteor activity, or just sheer quantities of meteoric dust. Peaking on August 12-13, the Perseid shower is one of the best known. The shower comes … Continue reading
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
In the town of Laki, there are few people: LOW population. This means low light pollution and many mountains for protection. The weather? Wait five minutes and it ranges from extremely windy with freezing rain to clear-as-a-bell. A number of … Continue reading
First full day in the country and time to explore away from the city. Travel to destination #1, the region of the North American and Eurasian Plates separation. What else could be more intriguing geologically? This is where the two … Continue reading