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Kirt Blattenberger, Webmaster - Airplanes and Rockets

Kirt Blattenberger

BSEE - KB3UON

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Carpe Diem! (Seize the Day!)

Even during the busiest times of my life I have endeavored to maintain some form of model building activity. This site has been created to help me chronicle my journey through a lifelong involvement in model aviation, which all began in Mayo, MD ...

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Comet Holmes Photo
November 6, 2007

Comet Holmes from Mt. Airy, NC, November 6, 2007, 11:00 est - Airplanes & RocketsThis photo was made with my Canon S1 2S Power Shot, mounted on a tripod. 15-second exposure. 11/6/2007, 11:00 pm est. Through my 8x45 binoculars, comet Holmes appears as a very prominent smudge. It is easily seen with the naked eye as what looks like an extra star in Perseus.

December 23, 2007  full moon - Mars conjunction, photo by Kirt BlattenbergerThis photo of the full moon - Mars conjunction (≈3/8°), taken December 23, 2007, captures the northernmost (highest in the sky) full moon of the year. Earth will pass between Mars and the sun tomorrow. Mars will not come this close to Earth again until the year 2010.

 

 

Posted March 31, 2012

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