Saskboy's Abandoned Stuff: Earthshine and Meteors

I tried photographing some Perseid meteors, but didn’t have much luck this year. I did get some nice shots of the Moon, Jupiter, and Venus though. -I took this one while a meteor flew down, from above Venus, but it didn’t show up. Maybe the shutter wasn’t open like I thought, or my ISO and ...

The Disaffected Lib: The Venus Movies

From NASA, here’s a montage of the planet Venus transiting the Sun earlier this week.\ The surface of the sun is recorded in a variety of wavelengths from visible light to ultra-violet and extreme ultra-violet.   And, by the way, this is where you go when you die if you vote Conservative.

Saskboy's Abandoned Stuff: Transit of Venus from Saskatchewan

The last chance for humans alive today to witness a transit of the planet Venus (directly from Earth), happens in a little over one hour from now. There are 7 hours after that to catch the event on the Internet or from other positions on the planet. What you need to know right now: Do ...