May 21, 2013
Picture taken from my tent while I was camping at Fox Lake. I have always been fascinated by science of all kinds and love to just stare at the sky. I am very fortunate to live in an area that without any difficulty I can escape most light pollution. I am a newly licenced amateur (Ham) radio operator and am just starting to pay closer attention to our sun than ever before. I always new that solar radiation had an effect on radio, however I never realized just how much....
An asteroid or comet headed for Earth is the only large-scale natural disaster we can prevent. Working together to fund our Shoemaker NEO Grants for astronomers, we can help save the world.