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July 18, 2007

Serendipitous indeed!

My "Serendipitous Sidewalk Astronomy" episode last night At Allens Pond Wildlife Sanctuary turned out to be serendipitous for me as well. I like to call what I'm trying to do "planned serendipity.' I understand the contradiction in terms, but the...
Posted by Greg Stone at 07:45 AM
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July 17, 2007

You can't believe your eyes! Honest.

Take a look at this Astronomy Picture of the Day and see if you don't agree. Then come back and read the comments that follow. The first thing that came to mind after I absorbed the shock of this illusion...
Posted by Greg Stone at 08:11 AM
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July 14, 2007

The Perseids August 12, Allens Pond

PERSEIDS UPDATE - MONDAY - AUGUST 13 - 8 PM - As we saw it! Spaceweather,com, which receives reports from around the world. wrote of this year's shower: "Meteor rates were lower than expected, but in recompense the display was...
Posted by Greg Stone at 08:33 AM
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