Ray N. Franklin

Why Would I Care?

Middle-aged monk staring at ground, flashes past in blur. Why would I care? Hot. Heavy traffic, Renaldo driving recklessly, unbelted, typical. Purple beam, crackling thunderous energy, outer system battle-stray. Slashes across hood, metal spattering windshield, tipping forward, front end rolling away from us, steel rends screeches....

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Nature’s Pinhole Camera Shade of a Locust

I stayed in Fort Collins, Colorado for the 2017 total eclipse of the sun. I didn’t feel at all deprived by missing totality. In fact, I found it to be a truly marvelous experience. For better viewing of the ninety-two percent partial eclipse I setup a...

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Galaxy Field Guide For Kids Age 4-8

With 25 brilliant color images and simple text “Galaxy Field Guide For Kids Age 4-8” teaches kids to quickly identify galaxies as astronomers do. Stunning images from the Hubble Space Telescope show the wide diversity of galaxies in the universe. Astronomy facts, science history tidbits and...

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Galaxy Field Guide For Kids Ages 4-8 Credits

All images in ‘Galaxy Field Guide For Kids Ages 4-8’ came from NASA/ESA and the Hubble Space Telescope. The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) is the government space agency of the United States. The (ESA) is the organization in Europe that conducts space exploration. NASA...

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Galaxy Field Guide For Kids Credits

All images in ‘Galaxy Field Guide For Kids’ came from NASA/ESA and the Hubble Space Telescope. The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) is the government space agency of the United States. The (ESA) is the organization in Europe that conducts space exploration. NASA and the...

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Galaxy Field Guide For Kids

‘Galaxy Field Guide For Kids’ contains 51 brilliant color images from the Hubble Space Telescope. It is perfect for kids of all ages to view on Kindles, iPads, PCs and many other tablets. See the incredible range of galactic structures in our universe. Stunning images in...

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Hubble Space Telescope Keeps On Truckin

Best Telescope In The Solar System The Hubble Space Telescope (HST) is a popular destination. The Telescope Allocation Committee meets often to consider all proposals for observing time. During the last cycle, number 21, proposal times outnumbered available time by 6 to 1. Three years earlier,...

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