Ever since I did my Astronomy ‘O’ level in 1980 I have wanted to take a picture of craters on the Moon. In those days it was all but impossible to get high street developers to make prints from my attempts and so it failed. But now, at last, the digital age is with us, […]
Today is my eldest daughter’s 16th birthday. That means in April 2078 she will be a sprightly 82. I will, though, I am sure, be long gone at 112. And, maybe she should be worried about 2009 BD, the 10 metre lump of rock that passes inside the Moon’s orbit this week – because on […]
This video shows what the planets would look like if they were as close as the Moon.