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DSLR Astrophotography

Home-Built Observatory

Construction Photos of Roll-Off Roof Observatory

Inside the Observatory

My Photographs of Deep Space and Other Objects

N Gauge Railroad

Extending Range of Syma X5C Quadcopter


"The diversity of the phenomena of nature is so great, and the treasures hidden in the heavens so rich, precisely in order that the human mind shall never be lacking in fresh nourishment." Johannes Kepler (1571-1630)
"Study astronomy and physics if you desire to comphrehend the relation between the world and God's management of it." Moses Maimonides, The Guide for the Perplexed, 1190 A.D.
"The important thing in science is not so much to obtain new facts as to discover new ways of thinking about them." Sir William Bragg
"We learn by doing." Aristotle
"Chance favors the prepared mind." Louis Pasteur (1822-95)
"The important thing is not to stop questioning. Curiosity has its own reason for existing. One cannot help but be in awe when he (or she) contemplates the mysteries of eternity, of life, or the marvelous structure of reality. It is enough if one tries merely to comprehend a little of this mystery every day. Never lose a holy curiosity - Albert Einstein
"One must learn by doing the thing, for though you think you know it, you have no certainty until you try." Aristotle
"The roots of education are bitter, but the fruit is sweet." Aristotle
"Who neglects learning in his youth, loses the past and is dead to the future." Euripedes