Category Archives: Observing

Imminent Opposition

I was incredibly preoccupied this past year finishing production for my modeling views exhibition, which went up without too much fuss in January. And then I crashed. I’m back in Ontario for the spring and summer and have spent the … Continue reading

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Some larger, processed, marathon images.

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Turn Left at Orion ‘Summer’ marathon at the CAO, July 5-6 2014

All right. Rob C. came to Winnipeg in May with a lovely early edition book for me: Turn Left At Orion. I hadn’t look at it much until this past weekend at the CAO… In brief: I spent Thursday at … Continue reading

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Grasslands National Park (East Block), labour day long weekend, 2013

Despite being about half a dozen posts behind from my summer in Ontario, I just got back from two nights in Grasslands and am eager to post! I sent word to the list and invited a new colleague, so Mike … Continue reading

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Catching up: CAO Work Party, Open House, DDO First Night, and Thornhill public viewing session

I have been remiss in posting to the Blog in the midst of my travel from Regina to Toronto for the summer months; it has been a busy time. The Work Party at the CAO was a whirlwind of business … Continue reading

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Opposition 2013 – CGEM success!

Well, I did it. I polar aligned my CGEM, and did a 2-star alignment successfully. I put a shout out to the Regina RASC email list for joiners on Saturday night, April 27th, in honour of opposition on the 28th … Continue reading

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Well. I left campus at around 8pm and the sky looked awesome, as did the forecast (awesome being not below freezing) so I emailed Chris B. and we coordinated observing at his preferred dark sky spot not far out of … Continue reading

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