How to Photograph the Moon – The Complete Guide to Moon Photography

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We seem to be having a lot of lunar happenings at the moment—every week there’s either a “super-moon,” a “blood-red moon” or some sort of partial eclipse. It’s very tempting to just whip out your smartphone or point-and-click camera to try to capture the event in its full glory. Photographing the moon should be easy, it …

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Single Arm Scotch Mount or Barn Door Tracker – DIY Guide

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AcknowledgmentsI would like to thank Mark Christensen for spurring the idea to fruitage. I’d also like to thank Phil Harrington for the most concise design ideas on the web. Of course, the biggest thanks goes out to George Haig of Glasgow, Scotland who invented the device!Why Build it?Considering I own a computerized LX200 and a …

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The Age of Life, Radiometric Dating, and Tree Rings

Is life younger than 7,000 years as is the claim of Young-Earth Creationists? Others like some Jehovah’s Witnesses and Bible Students believe that the creative days of Genesis are each 7,000-years in length. Do these conclusions agree with scientific data of our modern day? We will examine the arguments for both the 24-hour creative days …

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