Setting Up Field Astrophotography

The clear summer skies are upon us it seems, so my nephew and I setup for some viewing and photography last night. For more of a how-to-tutorial I should at some point talk equipment and setup but I'll save that for another day. The skies were clear last night but the atmospheric conditions were not…

Not One is Missing Among 10 Billion Trillion of Them :: Isaiah 40:26

I have been walking, and sometimes running, through the book of Isaiah over the last week or two. There are so many incredible passages in Isaiah, but this morning I came across something that made me stop, it was just one phrase, just four words, "not one is missing" (Isaiah 40.26.d). This passage, in context…

Creation Proclaims the Milky Way Galaxy on the Summer Solstice

As I mentioned in my blog post last night we were going to try to get some shots of the Milky Way Galaxy, and these above are what I ended up with last night. There are so many different aspects of creation but this one always blows my mind. I love how Paul puts it…

The North Star and Long Exposure Star Trails

If you have been following the progress of our tree and tree swing, it now has just about no leaves on it at all, so last night I decided to take advantage of the very dark night out here and do a long exposure of the tree showing the North Star.  This shot was a…

Star Trails Over the House in a Nature Kind of Day

If you are new to my blog, welcome, glad you came by. I usually do a wrap up of the day, called my daily post, and this is it. Not always the most exciting post in the world, but sometimes, days are just normal days. I try to keep up with a quick daily post…

Top 10 Stars of the Week, May 5

This is my normal weekend link love list from my starred items in my rss feed reader. There were way to many to list this week but a few stood out and I have them listed below. Thanks for a good week of reading to those below. There were to many to dial it down…

Top 10 Stars of the Week, April 28

I am going to try to get back to doing this post once a week like I use to do, but for now, here is the latest version of this past weeks starred items from my Google Reader. A complete list is shown on the sidebar to the far right, but these are some posts…

Top 10 Stars of the Week, March 31

Here are my top 10 stars of last week. For those who are new to reading this blog, this is a post I normally do on a weekly basis that I haven't done in a while so I thought I would bring it back this week. Each week as I go through my rss reader…

Top 15 Stars of the Week, December 3

This was a busy week for me and I didn't get much posting done but my reader subscriptions were busy as ever. Looks like my feeds to a big jump this week to 498 feeds, but there were several added that were in a specific niche market for a website I am developing. If you…

Top 15 Stars of the Week, December 3

This was a busy week for me and I didn't get much posting done but my reader subscriptions were busy as ever. Looks like my feeds to a big jump this week to 498 feeds, but there were several added that were in a specific niche market for a website I am developing. If you…