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Observatory 1: Green Bank, part 2

Radio astronomy is a fascinating branch of science, in part because it is in some ways very different from optical astronomy. Since we can’t see radio, you can observe and gather your data anytime, day or night. 706 more words


Observatory 1: Green Bank

I spent four days and nights at the Green Bank Observatory (GBO) in Green Bank, WV, July 11-15. A local astronomy club has hosted the… 817 more words


Observing: 12 July 2018, Green Bank, WV

Observing last night was largely a bust. It was mostly cloudy until almost 23:00, after which it was patchy enough for binoculars. Just before midnight it really cleared, but many people had already retired for the night. 241 more words


Observing: 11 July 2018, Green Bank, WV

Last night Bruce, his friend Paul, and I set up scopes near the parking lot while most folks were on the observing field. It was mostly dark by 22:00, but much cloud. 462 more words


Calling Baton Rouge while Choking on Some Tide

Well, so far my plans to blog/post regularly haven’t gone according to plan.  Shocking.  But I’m trying not to be too hard on myself about that.  1,452 more words

Top 3 Tennessee athletics stories of 2017

2017 was a crazy, wild ride for Tennessee athletics this year with all of its twists and turns.

So I decided to make a list of the Top 3 stories in Tennessee athletics in 2017. 906 more words


Since I named the blog “You, Me, and Tennessee” I couldn’t think of a better gift guide to share with my readers. This guide is here to help you find something special for the VFL on your Christmas list. 342 more words