I had a little while today to blow the dust off the old solarscope and try to do do a little imaging. After checking out the sun visually I decided to start doing a sweep of the sun with my Meade Electronic Eyepiece and do a video of the many prominences around it. Then I switched [...]
Monthly Archive for May, 2010
One last posting about Space Park in Titusville, Florida. We knew we were getting close when we passed these two street signs. I am sure there is a lot more hidden Space Gems throughout Titusville if one had time to explore a little.
Posted in Uncategorized on May 26th, 2010
After watching the incredible landing of STS-131 last month from Space Park in Titusville, Florida I decided it was certainly worth a blog about the city park dedicated to man’s race into space. I could go into the history and development of the park throughout the years, but I will leave that to these fine [...]
I managed to get out on Friday night and take a shot at imaging the ISS again as it flew close (within 100 miles) to my town of Marlborough, Connecticut. Right on time it appeared in the Northwest as a dim reddish star. Getting brighter by the second the ISS brightened to a magnitude of [...]
While going out to my car this afternoon to get some lunch I noticed a great looking, complete solar halo right at noon time. For a bonus, I also noticed a Circumhorizon arc just below it. At first not knowing the proper name of the arc below the sun I did some quick research online [...]