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Moon & Envisat spotted in the skies above.

Tonight I tried another set of pictures – with the telescope as well as without from the ESA satellite/zombie Envisat. The moon almost didn’t fit into one single shot. Yesterday it was much easier to fetch the moon as less than 50% was lit. And today the former ESA satellite Envisat also came by. Not, […]

First moonshot from closeby

Having tried to take pictures from the moon in the past, I now got a real telescope to try with. And it is really not as easy as I thought. Finding the moon was already quite some work. And when you think you finally got the moon in sight and walk for a few minutes […]

March 17th 2015: More fireworks over North Europe (Aurora Borealis)

Just a few days before the upcoming solar eclipse on Friday morning, March 20th, Mother Nature had yet another nice surprise for us at hand. Due to a massive CME (a Coronal Mass Ejection, where the sun spits out a lot of particles) directed towards the earth, many places in Northern Europe were hit by […]

What if Mars was our moon?

What if we had Mars at the place of our moon? And Earth? How would they look like? And what about our other planets? How would the Solar eclipse of November 13, 2012 have looked like with one of our other planets in the place of our moon? Watch Scale from Brad Goodspeed on Vimeo. […]

Home – a space exploration

This film shows the known universe as mapped through astronomical observations. Every satellite, moon, planet, star is represented to it’s scale and to it’s correct, measured location according to the best scientific research to-date If you want to “play” with our own solar system and galaxy to get a grip of the immense or miniature […]