December 2, 2017 Perigee Full Moon

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December 2, 2017 Perigee Full Moon Was successful in capturing the Perigee Full Moon this evening from a vantage point in Signal Hill in Calgary.  This was taken a few hours before the Moon is full just after sunset in …

Who Inspired me

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People that were instrumental in getting me into Astronomy I like to tell the story of my Uncle Evert, my dad’s oldest brother and the role he has played in inspiring me to get into Astronomy.  When I was young …

Comet PanSTARRS 2011

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Search for Comet PanSTARRS in 2013 Grace and I are having a lot of fun with this comet.  It appeared in our sky’s over Calgary at the beginning of last week.  March 12th was the first evening when a significant …

Cataloging my Digital Photos

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Cataloging my Digital Photos In 2008, I converted to taking digital photos as apposed to sketching and drawing for my Log Book.  From that point onward, my logbook is mainly a recording of digital Images, I have used a number …

Observing the Herschel 400

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Observing the Herschel 400 Update March 18/2013: Closing in on calling it complete. Captured 5 more on March 9th.  This leaves 5 more to do hopefully around the new moon in April. Update Feb 19/2013: recently tracked down my original …