Ken Tapping

STARGAZING: Dim stars last the longest

Ken Tapping is an astronomer with the National Research Council's Dominion Radio Astrophysical Observatory, Penticton.

STARGAZING: Summer solstice 2016

Ken Tapping is an astronomer with the National Research Council's Dominion Radio Astrophysical Observatory, Penticton.

STARGAZING: A magnetic star

Ken Tapping is an astronomer with the National Research Council's Dominion Radio Astrophysical Observatory, Penticton.

STARGAZING: Mars is close

Ken Tapping is an astronomer with the National Research Council's Dominion Radio Astrophysical Observatory, Penticton.

STARGAZING: Worlds like ours

Ken Tapping is an astronomer with the National Research Council's Dominion Radio Astrophysical Observatory, Penticton.

STARGAZING: Iron and its’ role in space

Ken Tapping is an astronomer with the National Research Council's Dominion Radio Astrophysical Observatory, Penticton.

STARGAZING: Colliding galaxies

Ken Tapping is an astronomer with the National Research Council's Dominion Radio Astrophysical Observatory, Penticton.

STARGAZING: Living on the moon

Ken Tapping is an astronomer with the National Research Council's Dominion Radio Astrophysical Observatory, Penticton

STARGAZING: How it began in Canada

In 1940, early in the Second World War, Britain was hard-pressed dealing with its immediate defence.

STARGAZING: A star for each season

Ken Tapping is an astronomer with the National Research Council's Dominion Radio Astrophysical Observatory, Penticton

STARGAZING: Bubble universes

Ken Tapping is an astronomer with the National Research Council's Dominion Radio Astrophysical Observatory, Penticton

STARGAZING: Balls of hot gas

Ken Tapping is an astronomer with the National Research Council's Dominion Radio Astrophysical Observatory, Penticton

STARGAZING: Pulsars

Ken Tapping is an astronomer with the National Research Council's Dominion Radio Astrophysical Observatory, Penticton.

STARGAZING: Holes in the Sun

Astronomy books often describe the Sun as a "ball of hot gas".

STARGAZING: Winter solstice and another year passes

Ken Tapping is an astronomer with the National Research Council's Dominion Radio Astrophysical Observatory, Penticton.

STARGAZING: F10.7 in Europe etc.

Ken Tapping is an astronomer with the National Research Council's Dominion Radio Astrophysical Observatory, Penticton.

STARGAZING: Great gifts for astronomer friends

Ken Tapping is an astronomer with the National Research Council's Dominion Radio Astrophysical Observatory, Penticton.

STARGAZING: Dance of the planets

Ken Tapping is an astronomer with the National Research Council's Dominion Radio Astrophysical Observatory, Penticton.

STARGAZING: A magnetic planet

Displays of the aurora borealis are quite familiar to us, but that is not the case for many other worlds.

STARGAZING: Space geology?

Some time ago I sent an image of a rock outcrop to a good friend who is a geologist.