Observing with Street Lights

Observing with Street Lights
Dark sky sites not always necessary to see the Milky Way (This image was taken ouside of a B&B in Julian, CA)

Friday, May 14, 2021

What is on the horizon in Iceland? Not Starlinks on this horizon in Israel! Still wanting to get back to busy Boca Chica; Some comments on cryptography, digital currency and hashing; Finding the right keyboard size for your smart watch?

 Greetings from Palmia Observatory

Well the early morning skies have been cloudy and I am reluctant to set an alarm clock anyway in order to measure Mercury's retrograde motion, so let's just scan the internet for science type news.

Thursday, May 6, 2021

Wednesday, April 28, 2021

Hooray, this is the 500th blog post for Palmia Observatory! LISA Canada 2021 Workshop; LISA might see our cosmic dawn when the very first stars formed

 Greetings from Palmia Observatory

Well, here we are and I am not quite sure how it happened, but this is the 500th blog post from Palmia Observatory, which started seven years ago.

Tuesday, April 27, 2021

Hooray, Super Moon comes out of the clouds; Carnegie Observatory on Black Holes and Tidal Disruption Events; Hooray, Starship SN15 completes static fire test!

 Greetings from Palmia Observatory

Well the moon arrives at its closest approach at its elliptical orbit about the Earth and appears about 14% larger during this full moon.  But, we had to wait for the clouds to part to get a clear image.