Friday, March 15th, 2013

Comet PanSTARRS and False Advertising


I'm not a big fan of traditional advertising techniques, especially those that insult my intelligence, or lack thereof. Show me a baby that Warren Buffet turns to for investment advice, or try to play on the fact that I’m an ignorant redneck in order to get me to drink your watery excuse for a beer, Read more... you know you want to.

Monday, March 11th, 2013

Crepuscular Comets & Crescents

Crescent moon in twilight sky

Tonight is the new moon, which means that tomorrow evening a very thin crescent moon will lie low on the horizon in the dusk sky after sunset, similar to the accompanying image. A thicker and higher one will occur on Wednesday night. And if all goes well, those of us in the Northern Hemisphere will Read more... you know you want to.

Wednesday, February 27th, 2013

Crepuscular Rays & Crescent Moon at Dawn

Crepuscular rays at sunrise

It has been one of those days, so no tome to go with tonight’s nightly photo. But check this out if you want to read more about twilight and crepuscular rays. 

Wednesday, February 13th, 2013

Nightly Night Photo – Venus & Crescent Moon

Venus and the crescent moon

Saturday, January 19th, 2013

Nocturnal Image of the Day – Venus and the Crescent Moon

Venus and crescent moon in twilight sky

New moon is a night photographer’s best friend. It’s the time to photograph the night sky and capture the stars and Milky Way in all their glory. And in the few days just before and just after the new moon, you have the bonus of a thin crescent moon in the twilight sky. In the days Read more... you know you want to.