The Value of Observing and the Importance of a World View

Observation is critical to what we believe. We observe things to make postulations and conclusions. It generally governs what actions we take and how we see ourselves. What about historical observation? What do we assume when we observe something long past (we are observing, in this case, events that are… Continue reading

Starry Night with a Planetary Nebula

Introducing my Lovely (Faylene) to planetary nebula began with the Ring Nebula (M57) but I was waiting for a clear night to see the Dumbbell Nebula (M27) because her favorite color is blue. The green hue of the center of the Ring is certainly beautiful, but the blue-green and red… Continue reading