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Jupiter moon Europa 09/01/2008
My summer astronomy continues. Although a cold front and the remnants of Gustav are making it cloudy for the next few days, last night was pretty good, even from my backyard in the city. I spent about an hour watching the shadow of a Jovian moon traverse across the face of Jupiter. A moon will look like a star next to Jupiter until it crosses in front of it, whereas you can see the shadow on the face of Jupiter. According to this Javascript utility on Sky and Telescope's website (with a good article), ......

Posted On Tuesday, September 2, 2008 9:53 PM

Here is my first attempt at Photosynth. I used the creepy Dreamer's Awake sculpture by Tom Oterness at the Wichita Art Museum. Although I had a full 180 degree panorama, the right half was at a different zoom than the left half, making it disjointed. I wish Photosynth would have some better editing tools (like outline the order you want) rather than relying on the software to group them ......

Posted On Monday, September 1, 2008 12:57 PM

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