Clusters by the Creator on Date Night

The beauty of globular clusters was the object of our attention for the summer night. We had been looking for opportunity to see the southern section of the Milky Way, but it was a bit to early and we were a bit too tired. To our advantage this evening, no… Continue reading

Declaring His Wonderful Works

It was a simple date night. My wife and I ambled out to the grassy area in front of our apartment building, passing blooming crape murtle bushes, gazing at the billowing cumulous clouds in a setting sun, and finally settling to watch the waxing gibbous moon in the moisture laden… Continue reading

First Light and Thrice Clear

First Light and Thrice Clear. The group of young people gathered around the fire pit as the grill was almost ready. Chit chat about the evening gave way to hot dogs (tube steaks) and s’mores (roasted marshmallows on graham crackers layered with chocolate). We explained some Bible verses about the… Continue reading

Wimp or Master of the Universe?

It is the time of year that the magnificent constellation of Orion can be seen from most places on earth. We have observed it with Philippine, Ugandan, and US children. I have sketched the constellation in frigid temperatures when it shown above a tree adorned with light powdery snow. We… Continue reading

Wonderful Are His Works

Wonderful Are His Works. We are thankful for being able to see and record some of God’s wonderful works. While we have been without a telescope for 11 months, there have been opportunities to observe the moon, a comet, star patterns, and the brightest planets on repeated occasions with our… Continue reading