Monthly Archives: September 2013

Astronomy Photographer Of The Year Awards

Video impression of the evening, by Sky at Night Magazine.  Last week I attended the Astronomy Photographer of the Year awards ceremony at the Royal Observatory in Greenwich. I was there with fellow Galaxy Zooites Els (all the way from Belgium) and Jules and Geoff. From his tweets we gathered that Chris (Lintott) wouldn’t be […]

Hannah’s Voorwerp

Yes, you read that correctly and no, I didn’t change my name. But besides ‘Hanny’s Voorwerp’, there is now such a thing called ‘Hannah’s Voorwerp’. I’ll explain. A few weeks ago, I received this e-mail, from Australia:  Dear Hanny,  Yesterday I put the turret onto my home observatory. It occurred to me that all good […]

Perseids and the summer Sun

Drawing of the Perseids meteor shower 2013 by Roel Weijenberg.  This is a bit of a (late) update. We (my boyfriend Steven and I) went to look for Perseids! After a lovely weekend, where he took me for a walk in the Veluwe and where I was treated to homemade pancakes for dinner, we had […]