Monday, July 31, 2006

Telescopes 'worthless' by 2050

As reported on the BBC News site.


Tuesday, July 25, 2006


Monday, July 24, 2006




M57 from last night using my friend Ray Byrne's Starlight Express MX5C CCD camera.

Sunday, July 23, 2006

Jupiter 23rd July 2006

Top/Middle: IR passing filter.
Lower: IR/UV filter.

Friday, July 14, 2006

Noctilucent Clouds.

I saw these strange clouds the other night, and I've just found out what they are via APOD. See the 18th July 2006 picture

Noctilucent Clouds on Wiki and a view from the ISS.

Jupiter 14th July 2006

Thursday, July 13, 2006

Jupiter 13th July 2006

Red spot Jr. seems to be almost directly under the GRS at the moment.

Terrible seeing tonight, image was going all over the place, didn't know what to focus on.

Jet passing the Moon - animated gif

Wednesday, July 12, 2006

Tuesday, July 11, 2006

Saturday, July 08, 2006

Tuesday, July 04, 2006

Saturday, July 01, 2006

M13 Cluster in Hercules

M13 is a Globular Cluster a little under 25,000 light years from Earth. It is just visible to the naked eye and well outside the plane of the Galaxy. It takes its name from its native constellation of Hercules.
Ref. Esky.