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Denny Henke
Works at Tucker Creek Creative
Attended Truman State University
Lives in Mine La Motte, Missouri
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Thank you for sharing that, you make some excellent points. Completely agree about the value of averted vision.

I am halfway through the list but have not been recording anything other than the name in my tick list. I still have the big galaxy cluster and all the lowish southern clusters to go at.
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Fantastic view of two comets in the skies of the Southern Hemisphere . Notice also the Small Magellanic Cloud and Globular Cluster!

http://vimeo.com/59571509
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We're about 1.5 hours south of St. Louis with pretty dark skies to share for anyone in or passing through the neighborhood...
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Tnx for the invite. Good to know.
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A friend digs into astronomy...
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Same here. I just think it's about time someone said something about this fraudulent, self-destructive, and ultimately self-defeating consensus.
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A few thoughts on amateur astronomy and exploring the universe... 
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Watching Star Trek Next Generation, episode "Realm of Fear" which takes place  near one star pulling off a stream of plasma from another. My first thought? Hey, I know what that is!! It's a type 1a supernova in the making! What's that you ask? Well, that's when a white dwarf star, no longer fusing hydrogen or helium but containing a core of carbon of carbon and oxygen (our sun will one day be a white dwarf) begins to pull off gas from a nearby star, usually a companion star. This continues and an accretion disk is formed around the white dwarf. Eventually, if enough gas is pulled from the star the increasing mass will cause the matter in the core to contract again. When the star gets so massive that it passes "Chandrasekhar's limit" (1.44 times the sun's mass), it collapses very quickly and all of its matter explodes... a type 1a supernova! Thanks +Astronomy Cast !!
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A friend recently featured me in an astronomy oriented article...
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A few thoughts on amateur astronomy...
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Permaculture homesteader, web designer and astronomer wannabe
Employment
  • Tucker Creek Creative
    Web Design, Graphic Design and Filemaker Pro Development, present
  • Eastern Ozarks Astronomical Society
    Volunteer Advocate
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Mine La Motte, Missouri
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a little human enjoying a ride through an amazing universe.
Introduction
Been spending most of my time doing the chores that come with a permaculture homestead: a garden, food forest and  chickens. My other time is spent at a telescope or doing a bit of freelance web design.
Bragging rights
Most recently working my way through various astronomy lists: almost finished with Messier and over a quarter of the way through the Herschel 400.
Education
  • Truman State University
    Sociology BA, 1987 - 1992
  • Goddard College
    Social Ecology MA
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Male
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In a domestic partnership