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10 Jul 2017
The Milky Way our home galaxy

The Milky Way our home galaxy

The Milky Way is only one of myriads galaxies in the universe. I believe our universe is the most fascinating place in our perception and imagination. Darkness covers our world each night. That gives the unique chance to see myriads of shining and blinking stars. The darkness is the mystic thing beyond to make that possible. Astrophotography isn’t so difficult. Therefore, it isn’t really a big challenge to capture the Milky Way. No doubt amazing pictures are the result. Because […]

11 Mar 2016
Total Solar Eclipse on March 9, 2016

A total solar eclipse on 2016 March, 9

A total solar eclipse on 2016, March, 9 occurred in Indonesia. Unfortunately, the eclipse is visible only as a partial eclipse from Tuban, East Java, Indonesia. Accordingly, the occultation in Tuban was 85% at maximum. That’s enough to still turn the day into twilight and to get a great experience of a total solar eclipse. In fact, the eclipse starts in East Indonesia at sunrise over Sumatra. The end was at sunset north of the Hawaiian Islands. However, the last […]