Category Archives: Solar System

♫ Back in the saddle again ♪

What a back and forth summer it’s been. June’s trip to Marathon was fraught with gear issues, most notably my AP Mach1 GTO literally grinding itself to bits, thanks to some seized bearings. Upon returning, the mount immediately went back … Continue reading

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Totality is life-changing

I stood there, in a cornfield in Hokinsville, KY.  I thought the day had been exciting, waiting for and then observing the steady march of the moon’s disc across the Sun.  One of the children there described it as the … Continue reading

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Solar Viewing Live Stream scheduled for 1000 CDT/1500 UTC 2017-04-08

Be there or be square! 🙂   http://www.youtube.com/c/EorsAstroVids/live

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Some activity on the Sun after a quiet March

Sun has been surprisingly active the last couple of days, after nearly a month of what appeared to be copypasta of a ping pong ball. The weekend afforded me a couple of hours of prime observation and and imaging. For … Continue reading

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