Satellites

I get asked about whether you can see satellites in the night sky.  The answer, of course, is yes!  There are websites to help you find out where and when to see them.  Heavens-above.com, spaceweather.com/flybys, and calsky.com, to name a … Continue reading

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Looking down instead of up

Been wet and more importantly, very humid lately.  So not very much opportunity to look at the night sky…but great for growing fungi!  All sorts of mushrooms and other sorts of fungus, some very colorful.  I spent a few minutes … Continue reading

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Wave at the astronauts

Like many fellow astrodorks, I enjoy watching the ISS pass overhead.  Always nice to have the reminder that in at least one way it is the space age.  Current crew of six, floating in free fall…..I envy their view.  The … Continue reading

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The world is still ending

There must be a really good reason why the world should end this year…..or at least a lot of people think so.  Maybe they owe money, I don’t know. Next end of world appears to be October, when a random … Continue reading

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