What is Big and What is Small

When we teach Astronomical Observing from a Biblical View, the disciplines include setting up an observing sheet, recording what is seen, and a final step that requires some thinking: evaluating what has been done with a Biblical view in mind, i.e., the scene is not an accident but created and… Continue reading

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Stormy Night Conjunction

We had delightful day in fellowship together that was interspersed with worship. Occasionally we would look outside to see if there might be a break in the clouds moving across the San Joaquin Valley. Just after sunset patches of clear sky were appearing. At 6 my friend hollered that Jupiter was directly over the… Continue reading

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The Wonder of Color for Daytime Earth & Lunar Observing

I never cease to be amazed at scenes that are so common but often missed because we don’t expect such color and contrast in daytime lunar observing. Many of the teachers and children we instruct with our course (Astronomical Observing from a Biblical View) learn the wonders that can be… Continue reading

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Silence of the Lamb

Julius Caesar is quite a striking crater on the moon.  I had never sketched it before, so it was a delight to discover its features for myself on this October evening. Like many observations of the moon, there were occasional breaks where I would lean back and watch the evening… Continue reading

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