Jim's Astronomy Pages
Astronomy Bio

I can still point to the event that hooked me on Astronomy over a half century ago. My father owned a pharmacy in north Baltimore, and there was a modest wooden rack at the front of the store with books. Among the offerings was a "Golden Book" about the solar system. I was at the store with my sister who offered to read it to me. I was amazed and excited to learn about these other worlds in space brought to life by the illustrations. It was a seed that turned into a life-long hobby.   [continue reading]

Like other sections of this site, the Astronomy area is under construction. As time permits there will certainly be more albums of my astrophotography, links, and - hopefully - tools for amateur astronomers. Please check back occasionally to see what's new!