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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M11 Cluster: Beauty in the SW and the Reason to Observe

We recently added three sketches and a short lesson on the reason for observing from a Biblical view on our ministry web site. The link is placed below along with the first of three sketches in the article. My wife and I invite you to see our paired sketches but… Continue reading

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Proper Sensuality

We live in a world where the senses are pounded to death, and in the wrong way. For every right and good thing that our senses can perceive, there is a counterfeit that beckons. As the age of technology has advanced to please senses, the counterfeits abound even more. In… Continue reading

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A Place to Hang Your Coat in the Sky

One of the joys of observing God’s placement of stars is to find asterisms  or identifiable patterns. The patterns are usually named after some object or thing that is commonly known. The Coat Hangar Cluster, which can be found in the vicinity of sky between Altair and the Albireo (the base… Continue reading

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