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Bright Moon Wandering – New Poetry Book

I have a new book of poetry – Bright Moon WanderingI would be very happy if you took a look and gave me your thoughts!

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January Planetary Quintets

Quintet in Moon Rising Jupiter, Saturn, Venus and Mars cavort early morning with fading stars play with moon rising a bright quintet her part’s the biggest, most brilliant yet First among equals, she anchors the arc, modulates phase in the … Continue reading

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A Different Kind of Space Shot

from The Washington Post, September 8, 2015, by Rachel Feltman After three years maturing in space, Ardbeg Distillery’s malt whiskey has returned to earth.  The BBC reports significant differences in taste between earth whiskey and the International Space Station’s aged … Continue reading

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Convergence

Here is my best photograph of Venus, Mars, and the setting crescent moon from the evening of February 20. Yesterday the 21st was a huge snowstorm, so nothing was visible. My camera settings admitted too much light, so here is … Continue reading

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Mars and Venus Conjoin

This is not about: “She’s from Venus; he’s from … an alternate universe?” This is about two real planets in conjunction. Public domain images courtesy of Jay Hilgert Named after Roman gods who, at least in theory, controlled the solar … Continue reading

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Walking Toward Jupiter

Walking Toward Jupiter Familiar friend, well met unmistakable ecliptic companion dazzling colossus keeping company nightly not to be lightly missed

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