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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The Wise Men Approach

Remember the wise men from the east in the Christmas story? They were expert at studying the night skies over time. We don’t know there were three but it was certainly at least three based on the three gifts that they presented in the presence of Mary, Joseph, and the… Continue reading

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A Question About the Neighborhood

Most daily living is entirely too dumbed-down by the stream of drama that is centered around the cares and pleasures of our short lives on earth. You don’t believe me? Take away a cell phone and any media device from a typical adolescent in a locally modern society for a week. Or, take an adult’s pleasures… Continue reading

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A Parable About Galaxy Night Light

Over two thirds of the earth’s population lives in metropolitan areas. A vast majority of that population rarely sees the night sky without the heavy effects of light pollution. There is a parable of the heavens in this post, but let us start by introducing an observation sheet and a… Continue reading

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