Monthly Archives: October 2012

Garden Spiders

26 October 2012 [[  Most recent update: 18 November 2012  (punctuation and spelling).  ]] We have a number of garden spiders making homes in various locations in our garden. Here is a close-up of the one shown in the banner … Continue reading

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Saturn Storm

Photo credits: The images comprise thermal data collected by NASA/ESA/ASI’s Cassini spacecraft, ESO’s Very Large Telescope and NASA’s Infrared Telescope Facility. Credits: ESA–C. Carreau 26 October 2012 [ Most recent update: 27 Oct 2012 ] Strange and wondrous things are … Continue reading

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New Fishtail Palm Frond

05 October 2012 Our young ( about 5 years old) fishtail palm has a new frond reaching for the sky. As you can see in the photo, the ” spike ” that has been growing for several months is finally … Continue reading

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October Blossoms 2012

02 October  2012 Here, near the coast in Southern California, plants blossom all year long. Of course, individual plants don’t blossom all the time (although some come close) and there are always blossoms to be enjoyed. Examples of what is … Continue reading

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September Sky 2012

01 October 2012 The September sky, 2012 offered a few nights of good seeing from about 0130 to sunup. My nighttime astrophotography efforts have yet to produce images suitable for prime time viewing, so I have included a few drawings … Continue reading

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