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There's A Thin Moon Tonight

Tuesday evening the 29th, the very thin 3.2 day old waxing crescent Moon will be above the western horizon just after sunset local time. How clearly you see the crescent Moon depends on what your local horizon looks like, as well the amount of haze and or low clouds on the horizon along the horizon. 39 more words

Earth And Space

07/28/2014 - Ephemeris - One meteor shower is at peak and another is ramping up.

Ephemeris for Monday, July 28th.  The sun rises at 6:24.  It’ll be up for 14 hours and 48 minutes, setting at 9:12.   The moon, 2 days past new, will set at 9:46 this evening. 199 more words

Ephemeris Program

Venus Deserts the Desert

So here I am nearly 7o further south and 16o further west with hopes of taking advantage of the clear and darker skies around the Tucson Arizona area. 278 more words

Earth And Space

Letter #3 - The one I will not name

You I hate most of all. I despise you and I hope your kids have suffered at the hands of others the way you made me suffer. 363 more words


Observations and Feedback

In the current series, various aspects of fulfilling a managerial role in ELT will be looked at. This particular post will consider observations, including how to observe, what to look out for and how to give feedback. 896 more words


Observing is OFF Saturday 26 July 2014

Unsettle weather means observing is OFF tonight Saturday 26 July. Thanks Tim


Late night musings

Living in the Middle East has had some interesting side effects. For one, I now love instant coffee. Something I was way too snooty for back home. 311 more words