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Nov 8 2023 Total Lunar Eclipse

November 9, 2022
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Had a chance to observe and take an image of the Total Lunar Eclipse this morning. This was an interesting fairly long and deep eclipse that was visible to the Pacific Regions, including Western North America, Eastern Asia and everything
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Stargazing at the St Mary’s Campground

November 9, 2022
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Early in October around the time of the full moon, Grace and I had one last chance to go camping and Stargazing before the end of this season. This time it was Canadian Thanksgiving weekend and we had a spot
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2022 Mount Kobau Star Party

September 3, 2022
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Just returned from attending this event, this will mark the 4th decade in which Grace and I have attended this Star Party. From our first time in 1992 to attending it in 2006 & 2007, 2012, 2014, 2016 & 2018
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And a Brochure for MKSP

August 18, 2022
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Just completed the Brochure for MKSP. Previously this had been done using MS Publisher. This time I used InDesign an Adobe tool that is more conducive for creating content for publishing and printing. I created a 5.5×8.5 12 page (3

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Mizar & Alcor – Ursa Major Double Star

July 26, 2022
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Mizar and Alcor are two stars forming a naked eye double in the handle of the Big Dipper (or Plough) asterism in the constellation of Ursa Major. Mizar is the second star from the end of the Big Dipper’s handle,
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M104 – Sombrero Galaxy

July 26, 2022
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The Sombrero Galaxy (also known as Messier Object 104, M104 or NGC 4594) is a peculiar galaxy of unclear classification in the constellation borders of Virgo and Corvus, being about 9.55 megaparsecs (31.1 million light-years) from our galaxy, within the
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First Aurora Photo

July 23, 2022
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Back in 1992 I was experimenting with astrophotography with Film Camera.   Usually onto Slides.   This was one of an active night of Aurora of the sky overhead, this would have been a 30 second exposure.  I will add more details
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Galactic Trio in Leo

July 23, 2022
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The Leo Triplet (also known as the M66 Group) is a small group of galaxies about 35 million light-years away in the constellation Leo. This galaxy group consists of the spiral galaxies M65, M66, and NGC 3628. More details on

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