Modern Constellations: Antlia to Coma Berenices
Short descriptions of the modern constellations. The illustrations are from Burritt, "Filling the Sky", or Hevelius.
Crux to Lynx
Mensa to Pyxis
Reticulum to Vulpecula
Modern Constellation Addendums
A few odds and ends about some modern constellations: CVn, Dor, Lyn, and Mon.
Classical Constellations: Andromeda to Auriga
Short classical constellation stories.These stories were written primarily for children. The illustrations are from Burritt.
Boötes to Cassiopeia
Centaurus to Corvus
Crater to Eridanus
Gemini to Libra
Lupus to Perseus
Pisces to Serpens
Taurus to Virgo
Aratus' classic poem about the constellations.
Will show you how to find the bear in Ursa Major and includes a short description of the Rabbit Net asterism.
Big Dipper-Ancient Symbol
Describes a possible connection between the Big Dipper and an age-old symbol.
Rifle Impact Site.
A study of the alleged Rifle Meteor Impact Site.
Digital Camera Notes
A few observations about my digital camera constellation photography. This is very outdated. There are much better cameras and techniques available today.
Pictures of my telescopes.
A few of my photos of comets and constellations.
Echo Canyon & the Stream Orchid
The story of a canyon and the endangered orchid that grows there.
Flowers with the word 'star' in their name.
Dwarf Pincushion Plant
Chamaechaenactis scaposa - this small plant caught my attention while hiking. Here are some photos.
Strange tracks on top of the snow.
Barentsz's 1596 Voyage
Here is the exciting adventure of Barentsz's attempt to find the northeast passage. It is taken from John Pinkerton's, "A General Collection of the Best and Most Interesting Voyages and Travels in All Parts of the World"; London, 1808: Longman, Hurst, Rees, and Orme, Paternoster-Row and Cadell and Davies, in the Strand; pages 90-114.
In his "Voyages and Travels" John Pinkerton included an illustration and some text about Stonehenge.
"Shh... Don't Say That!"
Youngblood painting of JFK
Here is a print of JFK that I found while house cleaning.