Category: Sky Talk
solar system gas giant jupiter with moons
25Mar2016
Starry sky and Orion constellation above birch forest in winter sky. Long exposure with ISO 2500. Moderate level of noise, color noise removed in raw-converter and in lab-mode without affect on details.
25Feb2016
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Boys on a clear night looking thru a telescope

Check out this light box with other Astronaut/Space Images by Nashville Photographer, Dieter Spears, Owner of Inhaus Creative.

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Taurid fireball descending in glowing aurora on November 9, 2015. 20,000-year-old Taurid meteor is said to be 20,000 years old.
25Nov2015

December SkyTalk | A Repeat Performance

25Oct2015

November SkyTalk | Polluting Space

21Sep2015

October SkyTalk | Forgotten Space-Age Milestones

Every year, the anniversaries of two of the greatest events in all of human history come and go with little notice from most of the human race. We skywatchers should do everything we can to keep these alive and not allow them to fade forgotten into oblivion.

25Aug2015

September SkyTalk | Total Lunar Eclipse!

On the evening of September 27th, skywatchers throughout North America will be treated to one of nature’s grandest celestial sky shows – a total eclipse of the Moon. And unlike the one in April which occurred in the early predawn hours, this one will happen during …

25Jul2015

August SkyTalk | A Moonless Meteor Shower!

This is “meteor month” — so named after the famed Perseid Meteor Shower that peaks each year during the second week of August. In addition to being among the richest of these annual celestial fireworks displays, it’s the best-known and most reliable of them all. The only uncertainty involved in viewing such events is if …

29Jun2015

July SkyTalk | Crescent Worlds Embracing!

About 30 minutes after sunset on the evening of Saturday, July 18th, the Moon and radiant Venus will present a truly awesome sight in the western sky.  The planet will appear to be touching the northern “horn” of the crescent Moon!  This spectacle will rivet the attention of even the most casual of skywatchers looking upward.  But there’s more to this celestial conjunction than just meets the eye.