Profile

Scrapbook photo 1
Scrapbook photo 2
Scrapbook photo 3
Scrapbook photo 4
Scrapbook photo 5
Buddy Friedel
Attended DoDDS Bitburg Dependent High
Lived in Green Lake, WI
256 followers|5,444 views
AboutPostsPhotosVideos+1's

Stream

Buddy Friedel

Shared publicly  - 
 
Buddy Friedel originally shared:
 
Still looking for some free cloud storage space?

There's no shortage of free space offers and I certainly could use more space. If you want say 10 gigs as a starter, look over at new service copy.com  then use this code:

https://copy.com?r=YxNAxQ

This code gives us each an additional five gigs. You'll start with ten and I'll get five added on to mine. Alternatively, set up your own referral code. 

Copy.com is a service of Barracuda Networks. 
1

Buddy Friedel

Shared publicly  - 
 
..."Science and education are very important to us, and we're very excited to have NASA and National Geographic as launch partners on Angry Birds Space," Stalbow added....
1

Buddy Friedel

Shared publicly  - 
 
I just KNEW there HAD to be an explanation! :)
 
2011-11-09
2

Buddy Friedel

Shared publicly  - 
 
Web cams for some of the best telescopes in the world. Watch the twin Kecks in action.
1

Buddy Friedel

Shared publicly  - 
 
Really interesting part is how they reconstruct the lensed galaxy and take spectra of the star forming regions.
Universe Today originally shared:
 
1

Buddy Friedel

Shared publicly  - 
 
Much fun was had by all who attended! :)
David Riley originally shared:
 
Processed images from +Fraser Cain 's virtual star party last night.

1) Saturn with the Cassini division just about showing at the sides and the shadow of the planet on the rings to the right of the planet.
2) Mars with the north polar cap at the top and Syrtis Major at the left side of the disc.

Telescope: Celestron Omni 150mm (6") f/5 Newtonian + 5x Powermate, EQ6 mount.
Camera: Philips SPC900 webcam
Software: wxatrocapture for capture, Registax for processing.
Processing: Around 200 of 500 frames for each.
1
Have him in circles
256 people
Andy Paterson's profile photo

Buddy Friedel

Shared publicly  - 
 
Making Google+ "look" more like Facebook is NOT an improvement! :(
1

Buddy Friedel

Shared publicly  - 
 
Awesome is right +Pamela Gay , +Jean-Baptiste Faure !! :)
 
The Martian volcano Olympus Mons seen from the Lycus Sulci
***
This is an awesome rendering of the volcano Olympus Mons seen from the Lycus Sulci. This image was made mainly with the digital elevation models of the Mars Orbiter Laser Altimeter (MOLA) and rendered with 3DEM data converter and Terragen 2 software. Olympus Mons is a volcanic mountain on Mars. It is a little under three times as tall as Mount Everest and is the tallest known volcano in the Solar System. Olympus Mons is the youngest of the large volcanoes on Mars, having formed during Mars' Amazonian Period. Olympus Mons is a shield volcano, similar in morphology to the large volcanoes making up the Hawaiian Islands. The volcano is about 600 km wide and stands nearly 22 km above the surrounding plains - a little over twice the height of Mauna Kea as measured from its base on the Pacific ocean floor! The summit of the mountain has six nested calderas (collapse craters) forming an irregular depression 72 x 91 km across and up to 3.2 km deep. The volcano's outer edge consists of an escarpment, or cliff, up to 8 km tall, a feature unique among the shield volcanoes of Mars. Olympus Mons covers an area approximately the size of Arizona.
Credit: Kees Veenenbos
3
1

Buddy Friedel

Shared publicly  - 
 
Oh man, this thing is hypnotic ... and way cool!
2
2

Buddy Friedel

Shared publicly  - 
 
Thanks for sharing Gary, this was simply stunning and real treat to be able to see it live.
Gary Gonnella originally shared:
 
1
People
Have him in circles
256 people
Andy Paterson's profile photo
Education
  • DoDDS Bitburg Dependent High
    High School, 1970 - 1974
  • Wayne Community College
    AASEET, 1980 - 1982
Basic Information
Gender
Male
Story
Tagline
╚═══╗ M104-The Sombrero Galaxy in Virgo-RA:12.39.59 DEC:-11.37.23 Distance:29.3±1.6 Mly ╔═══╝
Introduction
Hello and thanks for stopping by! 

Electronic Technician, Computer Geek, PC Gaming, Science Fiction Geek, Amateur Astronomer and all around lover of anything science.

Would like to connect with fellow Google+'ers interested in science, science fiction, PC's, and astronomy software.

I run an amateur astronomy discussion group on Yahoo Groups and thoroughly enjoy discussing astronomy with fellow star gazers from all around the world.
Places
Map of the places this user has livedMap of the places this user has livedMap of the places this user has lived
Previously
Green Lake, WI - Goldsboro, NC - Charleston, SC - Eglin AFB, FL - Phoenix, AZ - Spangdahlem, Germany - Chateau Reux, France
Links
Contributor to
Buddy Friedel's +1's are the things they like, agree with, or want to recommend.
Dark Energy and the Runaway Universe lecture by Alex Filippenko | Virtua...
www.virtualprofessors.com

World-renowned astronomer Alex Filippenko explores the mysteries of the universe at a special lecture at the Santa Barbara Museum of Natural