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planetary nebulae

by Theodore R. Frimet binary, trinary, or a black hole In my day to day job, when not backfilling a brick and mortar store, I am on the road. And, yes, for me, driving from location to location is a … Continue reading

Posted in Mid Summer 2019, Sidereal Times | Tagged | Leave a comment

There is life on Enceladus

by Theodore R. Frimet not a question, et al. With the occurrence of the four tiger stripes on the Southern Region of Enceladus, we turn our cats’ eye view to the ejecta. Cassini, having done four fly-bys, and directed thru … Continue reading

Posted in Mid Summer 2019, Sidereal Times | Tagged | Leave a comment

the chord of a binary collapse

by Theodore R. Frimet gross key frequencies found in the sound of two black holes collapsing First, some caveats. Ok. Lots of caveats. However, they are important points to remember, prior to, while reading, and after finishing this essay. Professor … Continue reading

Posted in Mid Summer 2019, Sidereal Times | Tagged | 1 Comment

water water everywhere

by Theodore R. Frimet but not a drop to drink More than two years ago, when I first became interested in Amateur Astronomy, a co-worker and I were vying to figure out where all the Earth bound water had come … Continue reading

Posted in June 2019, Sidereal Times | Tagged | Leave a comment

amateur tested

by Thedore R. Frimet save the universe one life at a time I am getting ready to embark on a mission. A deep space, fly-by, that has been tested, and retested by the best of the best, of the best. … Continue reading

Posted in May 2019, Sidereal Times | Tagged | Leave a comment

When enough is enough

by Theodore R. Frimet to teet, or not to teet? that is the question I had entered an order into eBay a few weeks ago. It was for a slide study on meiosis. The seller had access to slides, presumably … Continue reading

Posted in May 2019, Sidereal Times | Tagged | Leave a comment

The weight of Water

by Theodore R. Frimet The Weight of Water fundy tides, tidal friction, and Einstein I ordered a copy of the Observer’s Handbook 2019, back a few months ago. I was pretty stoked that The Royal Astronomical Society of Canada (RASC) … Continue reading

Posted in April 2019, Sidereal Times | Tagged | Leave a comment

the squish factor

by Theodore R. Frimet oh baby, it’s cold outside! I reached out to the universe, by email, on February 8th 2019, at 11:55 AM, with the following plea, and embedded an image from https://www.star.nesdis.noaa.gov/GOES obtained a few minutes before said … Continue reading

Posted in March 2019, Sidereal Times | Tagged | Leave a comment

The hair rides the string

by Theodore R. Frimet Observation and perception There are regular and predictable motions of a galaxy’s spiral arm. On our carousel ride through our neck of cosmos, we typically move altogether. What perplexes me, the most, however, is the bumpy … Continue reading

Posted in February 2019, Sidereal Times | Tagged | Leave a comment

string of pearls…

by Theodore R. Frimet …and puddle ducks A while ago, I acquired a Swift phase contrast microscope. It became a replacement for my failed attempt to revive a binocular, standard light version. It did not, however, replace my single ocular … Continue reading

Posted in February 2019, Sidereal Times | Tagged | Leave a comment

Magnetar Extinction

by Theodore R. Frimet Why earth lets us live You know, sometimes it really is the simple things in life that I enjoy the most. Microscopy is among one of them. Imagine my glee upon rediscovering the less obvious connection … Continue reading

Posted in February 2019, Sidereal Times | Tagged | Leave a comment