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October 31, 2006

No house burning, but . . .

As I've said before, "The Star Splitter" by Robert Frost is a favorite poem of mine and many amateur astronomers, not only because it captures the wonder of starry nights, but because it captures the obsession and the pressure...
Posted by Greg Stone at 08:25 PM
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April 02, 2006

April Fools! It's Clear! Moon Occults Pleiades!

Well the weather played havoc with my plans to have folks over to view the Pleiades star cluster being occulted by the moon last night. Rain had been forecast for days and all day long the forecast looked gloomy -...
Posted by Greg Stone at 03:21 AM
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November 06, 2005

Splitting stars without mincing words

Robert Frost remains my favorite poet and some of the images he created have stayed with me for decades. For example, every time i see Orion rising in the east, as he is doing these November mornings, I think of...
Posted by Greg Stone at 10:59 AM
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