Contrast among Star Clusters

It is amazing to me that certain areas of the sky contain contrasting objects and scenes, which is an illustration of my Lord’s richness. Two star clusters (M46 and M47) are a good example. Because they are open clusters (loose groupings of stars), adjacent to each other, and take up… Continue reading

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Constellation Orion

As the weights on our shoulders or our hearts increase, we become less aware of our surroundings. Things that separate us from God can give us a heavy heart. Even when things are common and easily seen, a burdened person can have trouble seeing them. Sometimes the cause is being… Continue reading

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An Early Evening of Planets

How Much Do We Want Something? There is a striking parable in Matthew 13:44-46 about finding the kingdom of heaven. There was a treasure hidden in field. A man went to find it, which took effort and determination. Having found the treasure, he hides it, and sells everything he has to… Continue reading

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Tale of Two Craters

SKETCH COMMENT   As you look at the sketch below, consider the radical differences in these two craters. While they are both about the same size, Eratosthenes is very prominent while Stadius seems hidden in the background—barely discernible if the light conditions are not right. One has to work at… Continue reading

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