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Wednesday night found me standing in the cold with my tripod and newly acquired Canon Rebel XTi and a 300mm telephoto lens given to me by my father in law shooting pictures of the total lunar eclipse. This was quite a treat given that the sky’s were perfectly clear over Milwaukee, though temperatures were in [...]
It was a somewhat fruitful stargazing weekend for Sue and I. We took our Celestrom Celestar 8 Telescope with us to my parent’s cabin in Houghton, Michigan. Our first night was clear and we were able to view both Jupiter and Saturn. But it was late and buggy, and we had no inclination to find [...]
Over this Memorial Day Weekend, Sue, Mike and I drove up to my parent’s cabin in Houghton, Michigan. We’ve been coming up here all our lives, but 12 years or so ago, my parents bought their own cabin on Portage Lake, and there’s been a lot of work put into fixing it up. This will [...]
This evening was the first time Sue and I went out stargazing. We went out to Froemming Park to see what we could see. I knew Saturn was supposed to be visible, but I didn’t know both Mars and Jupiter were also out! This was the first time I’ve seen Saturn, and it was amazing! [...]
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