Rick Barnes


Amateur astronomer and Space Junkie, updates ongoing NASA space exploration, satellite observing. A philosopher with a nip of Cognac. God Bless America!

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Leo and Cancer
Leo the Lion on left and M44, in Cancer the Crab in this 30-second f/2.5 exposure. 50mm CANON lens

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Comet West
from Custer Institute, Southold, NY
Corona Borealis at left

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3-hour exposure taken from Bear Mountain S.P. NY
Backpacking at Overlook lean-to, along the Apallachian Trail

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Always a remarkable sight!
Crescent moon and Venus in conjunction
April 19, 1988
9:20 PM EDT

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Space Station MIR
Passes thru the constellation Lyra shortly after sunset.

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For Catherine - Pathos Fear-um - The author of this will not be working anywhere near rockets!

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"Regulus Occultation 21 May, 1999"
At 12:18:15 am EDT the Moon occulted the bright star Regulus from Dover, Del.
Composite of 2 images created in Photoshop.

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Monster Mile art

TwitPic Logo of Moon prior to occultation of Pleiades 20 MAR 2010

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