When it comes to atoms, language can be used only as in poetry.
The poet, too, is not nearly so concerned with describing facts
as with creating images.

— Niels Bohr

Solar System

Two-Tailed Comet Nearing Earth

Comet Lulin

A fresh new face has moved into our neighborhood, but once it swings by Earth next month, it may never come back. Comet Lulin is currently sailing through the inner solar system and is getting closer to our home planet, with its nearest approach expected in late February

Read more on National Geographic News by Victoria Jaggard

Saturn - upcoming transits

Titan Transit

Saturn is getting bigger and higher.  The dark spot in Saturn is Titan NOT it's shadow.  Titan transits are very rare!  And I'm fortunate to be able to view this.  There are 3 more transits for the year.  The one on February 24 will be a rare quadruple transit!!

http://saturn.cstoneind.com/

FULL MOON

FULL MOON

HAND HELD PIC USING NEW CAM.

MOON

MOON

Appenine Mountains

Appenine Mountains

ARISTOTELES

ARISTOTELES

Venus exits Sun

Venus exits Sun

Venus exits near edge of Sun during Solar Eclipse June 2004

Venus

Venus

Older image, but interesting eclipse, club event from West Orange, NJ early morning sunrise.

New Year's Eve Conjuction of Venus and the moon

New Year's Eve Conjuction of Venus and the moon

Just finished shoveling snow, 6:40 pm New Years Eve 2008, 18F and 30 miles an hour wind gusts. Brrrr...... Cold here on Earth, but cool show in the heavens.

New Year's Eve conjunction

New Year's Eve conjunction

New Years eve 2008 Venus and Luna 7:00pm