The Rising Spear in the Rising Sun

A friend commented to me that our friends in Uganda must enjoy the sky, because it is so dark (sky conditions are excellent). But that is not the case! We learn about anything because we observe and think about it. If no one has taught us to observe, we seldom … Continue reading

The Local Neighborhood: the Delight of Watching Jupiter

The wonder of the heavens for many observers falls into distance categories: the local solar system neighborhood, the galactic neighborhood, and outside the galaxy. For this time of year in 2010 the largest planet and brightest object outside earth’s orbit begins to rise in the east: the planet Jupiter. The … Continue reading

The Wonder of a Lunar Crater: Clavius

Are you beaten to death with media and feel like your phone has become an appendage that seems to get more attention than your closest friends? Take some time to observe something beautiful and appreciate the Creator of it all. The attached sketch was developed using a modest 8 inch … Continue reading

Hello created world and universe!

As it says in the NIV version of Isaiah 45:12….”It is I who made the earth and created mankind upon it. My own hands stretched out the heavens; I marshaled their starry hosts.” This blog is about the wonders of the heavens that we can observe. When we observe and … Continue reading