I get that ‘equi-nox’ = ‘equal night’, but what we all really want to know is who’s this Vernon chap it’s named after? Postscript (5 hours later): OK, so, the Internet is weird. Someone on Twitter has just thanked me for the above crappy joke, which he immediately used as the inspiration for a short… Continue reading Equinox
Last night, I spotted the new crescent moon setting over Heptonstall, accompanied by Venus off to the far right. So I grabbed this photo… It was only while I was processing the photo this morning that I realised I'd also bagged Mercury (faint dot, just right of centre). Not bad for a 300mm telephoto lens… Continue reading Steady Mercury
The missing links between galaxies have finally been found.
Re. the distance to the sun.
There is nothing ‘coincidental’ about a lunar eclipse occurring during a full moon.
Some photos of a partial solar eclipse.
Had Frederick Miller not lost an eye in a freak golfing accident back in 1885, I might be Prime Minister right now.
The void: Imprint of another universe?
The autumnal equinox is here.