Imaging 4 Vesta

As I write these words, I have been attempting to image 4 Vesta for about 2 and a half weeks. My schedule is one of rotating sleeplessness. Now, tonight, dew point willing, I will have one hour to photograph 4 Vesta and confirm its position. I have been close. I almost had it in this …

“Farmers Are Warming Up To The Fight Against Climate Change”

by DAN CHARLES November 20, 202010:58 AM ET Heard on All Things Considered "...This week, the Farm Bureau announced that it had formed a coalition that plans to push the government to adopt dozens of policy changes that would make it easier for farmers to reduce emissions from agriculture. "We're going to have a real common sense, science-based …

The Klamath Basin Duck – Episode III

Ducks Unlimited, Inc - the only international NGO (non-government organization) bringing together conservationists and hunters from three countries: Canada, USA, and Mexico to protect the wetlands and flyways of the North American ducks and geese. And hunting them! Sometimes with the same people and families! A full-cycle duck. In the following three episodes, available on …

The Klamath Basin Duck – Episode II

Ducks Unlimited, Inc - the only international NGO (non-government organization) bringing together conservationists and hunters from three countries: Canada, USA, and Mexico to protect the wetlands and flyways of the North American ducks and geese. And hunting them! Sometimes with the same people and families! A full-cycle duck. In the following three episodes, available on …

The Klamath Basin Duck – Episode I

Ducks Unlimited, Inc - the only international NGO (non-government organization) bringing together conservationists and hunters from three countries: Canada, USA, and Mexico to protect the wetlands and flyways of the North American ducks and geese. And hunting them! Sometimes with the same people and families! A full-cycle duck. In the following three episodes, available on …

Messier 95 NGC 3351, Messier 96 NGC 3368, Messier 105, NGC 3384, and NGC 3389 – a first night

It is an almost perfectly symmetric barred spiral galaxy, the core of which is visible to the amateur astronomer as twin spokes surrounded by a wheel or circle. At visual magnitude 9.7, it is a fainter Messier, being 34 million light years distant. M95 NGC 3351- captured this morning at 02:30 AM PST in cool …

“Long-Term Affects of COVID-19” (excerpts from The Wall Street Journal)

By Sarah Toy, Sumathi Reddy, and Daniela Hernandez Nov. 1, 2020 12:49 pm ET "Nearly a year into the global coronavirus pandemic, scientists, doctors and patients are beginning to unlock a puzzling phenomenon: For many patients, including young ones who never required hospitalization, Covid-19 has a devastating second act. "Many are dealing with symptoms weeks or months after they …