Picture above by Daniel Chapman: The STARS real-time star tracking software operates on an image from EBEX 2012, a high altitude balloon-borne cosmology experiment launched from Antarctica on 2012-12-29.
I have always thought that the word Astrology should be the one we use instead of Astronomy. Unfortunately, history decided otherwise and made the wrong choice way back when the science was given a name by the Greeks. Continue reading “What’s the difference between Astronomy and Astrology”
Someone looking at stars
The primary definition of Stargazer is: Someone who looks at the Stars, although it now includes all sorts of celestial objects including constellations, planets, dwarf planets, moons, asteroids, comets, quasars, galaxies. Pretty much anything one can see with the naked eye. Continue reading “Stargazer Definitions”