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A website with more pictures!

Hi everyone, this is a very short post just to inform you that you can see more of my pictures on my new website: http://www.jfgout.com I don’t always write a full blog post to go with the pictures I take. … Continue reading

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Lunar Eclipse of April 2014 from Delicate Arch

The lunar eclipse of April 15th 2014 was the first of a series of 4 total lunar eclipses in two years, all of them visible from North America! My initial plan for this one was very ambitious, including a 10 … Continue reading

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Partial Solar Eclipse at Sunrise – November 3rd 2013

The usual rule of thumb in eclipse chasing goes something like that: A total solar eclipse is worth any and all effort (get ready to travel to the other end of the world!). An annular eclipse is worth a long … Continue reading

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June 2012: San Francisco and Transit of Venus

French version available here (Version française disponible ici) : http://surlarouteagainfr.wordpress.com/2012/07/11/transit-de-venus-du-5-juin-2012/   “The first man who will live 1,000 years has probably already been born” Aubrey David Nicholas Jasper de Grey “I don’t want to live 1,000 years, that sounds boring!” … Continue reading

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May 20th 2012: annular eclipse of the Sun from Albuquerque, the ring of fire !

I fell in to a burning ring of fire I went down,down,down and the flames went higher. And it burns,burns,burns the ring of fire the ring of fire. Johnny Cash Suggested music to listen: Johnny Cash, The ring of fire … Continue reading

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May 20th, 2012: a ring of fire in the sky

I fell in to a burning ring of fire I went down,down,down and the flames went higher. And it burns,burns,burns the ring of fire the ring of fire. Johnny Cash [Suggested musical theme while reading this note: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FhE6Izmkpx4 ] On … Continue reading

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A starry road trip (just a mirror for the stars …)

Warning! Dear reader of the English version of this blog, please keep in mind that English is not my native language and forgive me for the poor grammar/style of my English writing. If you speak French, I strongly recommend you … Continue reading

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Climbing Mount Fuji … my very own way.

Warning! Dear reader of the English version of this blog, please keep in mind that English is not my native language and forgive me for the poor grammar/style of my English writing. If you speak French, I strongly recommend you … Continue reading

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