Creation Moment: Color

From flowers to clouds to the heavens, each arena of creation reveals part of its splendor in terms of color. Interpretation of color involves our uniquely created eyes and our brain. We have the ability to detect minute differences. Consider some color applications. The electromagnetic spectrum is huge, while the… Continue reading

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The Wonder of the Neighborhood — Creation Moments Under the Sky

The sultry summer nights in Virginia are typically 30+ degrees Centigrade, humid, and still. On occasion, however, a weak cold front passes by, dries out the air, and opens the sky. Last evening was one of those nights, so the “local neighborhood” Milky Way Galaxy was quite a sight. In… Continue reading

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Breath, Sight, Planets, and Clusters — An Evening in Creation

It is not uncommon for us to have an evening of observing with a group. This one had a few people from a local church, larger group of families of Chinese scholars visiting from a local university, and a few from a local Chinese church. Most of the group had… Continue reading

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The Maker of the Circle

The last shred of orange glow from the sun was receding above the tree line. I was in no hurry to drink the cup of fresh coffee. Only one bat was dive-bombing the Spring insects. The sky was clear and the winds were calm. I didn’t even need a jacket.… Continue reading

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Vicarious Observing a World Apart

Observing the created heavens with our Filipino friends is being done from the US through a combination of astro-video tools and streaming video from www.nightskiesnetwork.ca. It is a story worth telling because our friends are only equipped with small f/5 refractor kits that we sent a few years ago. Part… Continue reading

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