God’s mind behind Big Bang theory?

A few weeks ago, we all got the news that “Pope Benedict is offering his thoughts on how the universe was created.  Thursday, the Pope said God’s mind was behind the complex scientific theories such as the Big Bang, and Christians should reject the idea the universe was created by chance” These are very interesting…

SkyMap for Windows Phone 7

This was an interesting project and a lot of exprience to gain out of it. The idea was old. And I already have the code to draw sky maps from my own website skymaponline.net. But it was not as easy as I thought it will be. Because the progamming on Windows Phone 7 is… an…

astrophotography – Orion mount, guided (october)

Still good weather in Seattle for the first weeks of October… And finally I got an adapter to mount a second scope (a 80 mm Meade DS2080 OTA) to the mount (near my main OTA – Celestron 6SE).. This configuration allows me to get guided shots. Basically, I use a Meade DSI II Pro to…

Sky Map Online – new features

During the last few months, I’ve continued working on Sky Map Online website and I’ve improved my astrophotography skills (including photo processing). I’ve described the work done on the details page: translate the website menus (and controls) in Spanish, German and Romanian add more content (Astronomy Tutorial) – this is a work on progress add…