Category Archives: astronomy

LAST POST and FREE COURSE DOWNLOAD

Thank you, readers, for following the posts. There are not many left, judging from the statistics. Most have migrated to the http://www.cwm4him.org site, where the Parables of the Sky resides in its fresh form. The past posts are there also, … Continue reading

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Numb to the Naked Facts?

It happens all the time. We have a propensity to forget what is important. Husbands or wives take each other for granted, until something happens and the realization of the importance of the relationship is awakened. Children take a place of safety with adults for granted, until something … Continue reading

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Late Summer Delight (Lesson 8)

It’s that time for new observers from northern lattitudes to try some new delights in the southern night skies. In late August and early September, when you look directly south, the Milky Way rises in front of you. The sketch I … Continue reading

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Tree Racing Together

The title conjures up some images but this one is a little different. By the time Linda and I were observing the constellations of the south and decided to go for an object in the Scorpius constellation, we had to … Continue reading

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Starry Hosts Brought Together!! (lesson 7)

So tonight or the next night you have time, you get to see the “marshaled starry host” for yourself if you follow the simple instructions here. Feel free to copy them and the drawing that helps show what to do. … Continue reading

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Summer Skies and Coming Lessons

We had started a small series of blog posts for new observers of the heavens. The next couple lessons give some newcomers a chance to observe and “oldcomers” a chance to review some skills we have covered. SUMMER IS SPECIAL … Continue reading

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STRUGGLING TO GET PEACE WITHIN

I have had observers of the night skies tell me that they get some measure of peace by looking at the stars. A few even say it is almost a religious experience. Of course, others seek that kind of peace … Continue reading

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