Category Archives: Planetary Science

Looney Moon

Back on the ice. Did about 5 miles late in the afternoon, and then headed out after dark to try to observe the partial Lunar Eclipse. Like an old Pink Floyd album, it was ‘Obscured By Clouds’ until long after … Continue reading

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The Moon is the pits

You’ll really want to break out your red/blue 3D glasses and check this out. And since we’re getting loony, here’s a year’s worth of the phases of the Moon. (Update) Sorry, forgot to link to article, hurr durr, see above.

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What lies beneath

Ever wondered what it looks like below the surface of the Great Lakes? NOAA has you covered. Raw data, images, animations, and poster-sized PDFs are some of the highlights.

Posted in 3D, Bathymetry, Boats, Canada, Charts, Cheesy Headline, Detroit River, Earth Sciences, Fishing, Good, clean fun, Great Lakes, History, Isle Royale National Park, Lake Michigan, Lake Superior, Mapping, Michigan, Models, North Manitou Island, Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore, Planetary Science, seek a pleasant peninsula, Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore, South Manitou Island, Upper Peninsula, Wisconsin | Leave a comment

A little gas sea.

    Other seas to sail on.

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