August 11, 2009

The Mighty Perseids, a snake, bats and a cockroach

Fourteen Years ago I was lucky enough to view the Perseid meteor shower from an amazing location, and one that is very dear to me. It […]
July 11, 2009

First image of Jupiter – Galileo:three old friends

Gianluca has taken the first image of Jupiter, which has now disappeared behin a tree for 40 mins, so in the meantime its time to observe […]
July 11, 2009

Galileo, Jupiter and Neptune: three old friends Part 2

Galileo’s observations of Jupiter and Neptune, Galileo missed the opportunity to discover Neptune, which just happens to be my favourite planet. This year there is a […]
July 11, 2009

Galileo, Jupiter and Neptune: three old friends

Some of you who receive the IYA 2009 Newsletter will know that this evening a very special event is taking place. It is an event provided […]
July 5, 2009

Cosmic Packman

Still hunting through archives and building a new database of peculiar galaxies for the paper we are working on, and whilst doing so came across Packman. […]
July 3, 2009

Is it a Bird? Is it a Plane? No… Its a Cosmic Moustache!!!

The school term here in the UK is beginning to wrap up and teachers, and science educators are getting ready to wind down for the holidays. […]
June 25, 2009

A Turning Stone

Today is the day where a major decision will be made within our family household today. Close family and friends will know that my sister who […]
June 20, 2009

Mickey Mouse and Arp 155

Whilst analysing some images in various wavelengths for the peculiar galaxy ARP 155 I found something even stranger when low and behold on retreiving an archived […]
June 16, 2009

Discordant Redshift Associations

Another day, another association found, I woke up at 2am this morning and after realiasing that I had left my computer on processing lots of data […]