Archive for February, 2010

Spring struggles through, and so do I

Well, the last couple of weeks have been frantic; just so much to do at work. The clouds, combined with my need for sleep, prevented any stargazing. The snow and rain prevented any chance of wildlife spotting. Read more…

Galaxy season begins

I think spring has to be my favourite astronomical season – well, just favourite season really! One of the reasons is the number of bright galaxies within easy reach. On 2nd Feb, we had a gloriously clear cold crisp night, and, as well as clocking off a couple of great winter targets, I took the opportunity to start my spring galaxy tour. Read more…