Oh, would it not be absurd if there was no objective state?
What if the unobserved always waits, insubstantial,
till our eyes give it shape?

— Peter Hammill

Amateur astronomer stars for NASA

FORMER miner Trevor Barry scanned the night sky with his backyard telescope and became a star.

The passionate amateur astronomer caught the instant attention of NASA when he observed and photographed an extremely rare celestial event.

http://www.news.com.au/heraldsun/story/0,21985,23901831-2862,00.html