Thursday, March 23, 2017

came up short...

Glued down a lot of mirrors today...came up a little short.  Tune in tomorrow night for all the dirty details.  91,95,64,0,W

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

mail order

Two deliveries today.  The big dish and more Jiffypop.  I actually ordered the Jiffypop from Amazon Monday and got it today.  Had to take that drastic measure because I needed more for my cooking experiment and they were sold out in Study Butte (thanks to the "spring breakers").  Nice thing is, I didn't have to drive all the way to Alpine and it was only a couple of dollars more including delivery right to my door.  88,96,55,0,B

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

About that bright star...

So there sure is a lot of confusion up (and out) there.  The constellation Orion is easy to spot as it moves across the sky.  A few people asked me what that star was moving from left to right that appears at about the 32 second mark in the video.  Downloaded this app for my tablet computer to figure it out.  Turns out that was not a star afterall.  It was Jupiter - the largest planet in the solar system.  The other prominent star below it was Spica - which is part of the constellation Virgo.  Virgo is a little hard to sort out but the constellation Corvus (Latin for crow or raven) and it's relation to Spica is easy to spot.  A lot of people who didn't read the description also thought that was the sun coming up at the end.  It was the moon.  88,94,56,0,B

Monday, March 20, 2017

Sunday, March 19, 2017

reckon this...

Romans 8:18 For I reckon that the sufferings of this present time are not worthy to be compared with the glory which shall be revealed in us.

Saturday, March 18, 2017

night sky

Just beginning exploring the night skies.  Bought Adobe Lightroom to help me out a bit.  Big learning curve figuring out new software to get the perfect star time lapse.  I forgot how starry it is out here.  86,90,52, .07",B

Friday, March 17, 2017