There are some moments I reflect back upon throughout my life and wonder “why did I do that?” Today I would like to concentrate on one of the more serious examples. You see in 1991, at the ripe old age of 5, I received a model of the USS Enterprise featured in the recently released Star Trek […]Read More Back to the Future: The 1991 AMT USS Enterprise Model
On a near freezing February night at Roanoke College, I decided to hunt down my first comet using only my handy dandy duct taped Meade 114mm reflector and some good ole fashion star charts. Going out, I quickly realized that this would have to be a fast find due to the cold weather. Not having any […]Read More Comet Lulin on a Cold Winter’s Night!
About a year ago, I got back into astronomy. What had been a hobby of mine since childhood had turned into a frustration over the years because of faulty equipment and a lack of knowledge to effectively view the night sky. My first telescope was a present from my Paw Paw for Christmas in the […]Read More Getting Back in the Game