The Irony of Catastrophe

The sketch of the crescent moon at dawn on the 28th day of April shows a peaceful scene. It was the first day of the star gaze, where about 150 people were gathered to watch the evening skies with telescopes for 3 consecutive nights in French Camp, Mississippi. I woke… Continue reading

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Lunar Walls and Walls of the Heart

Most of the time I notice craters and the boundaries of “seas” on the moon. Two observing nights in middle April were entirely different. I noticed severe separations on the lunar surface. Sometimes they are called walls; sometimes they are sharp valleys. They are evidence of something catastropic and they… Continue reading

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Thoughts of the Philippines: The “Winter Circle”

The Winter Circle is the name of a giant asterism or pattern in the sky. During January to March and high in the sky is an approximate circle of dominant stars. It is huge in terms of breadth; it cannot be viewed except with the naked eye. On hazy nights… Continue reading

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High in the Sky; Constant and Clear: the Beehive Cluster

Whether north or south of the equator, most people can see the Beehive Cluster shortly after sunset and high in the sky. Whether it is a poor poverty stricken neighborhood or a rich suburb of a modern city, it is the same. Whether the observer is  a doctor or a… Continue reading

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Walking Down the Valley and Thoughts of Japan

We do practical projects in CHRISTWORKS that come out of our faith in Jesus Christ. I still remember visiting a little church near New Orleans. They had been pretty much wiped out by Katrina and were in a race to get on their feet again. We helped a little bit.… Continue reading

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