ARTICLES BY JOHN PAZMINO
  Astronomy and related sciences 
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  2017 Jan 13  lIFE OF STARS ON THE mAIN sEQUENCCE [MS functions derived from H-He burning]
  2015 Dec  3  Inverse-Square law and magnitude formulae [astronomy uses of ISL]
  2015 Nov 26  Thank you, Thanksgivig [Aldebaran occulttion, 2015 Nov 26]
  2015 Sep 12  Total lunar eclipse, 27-28 September 2015 [info and timetable for eclipse in NYC]
  2015 aUG 14  Why Does the Moon Skip Around? [Moon longitude and phase at annual events] 
  2015 Jul 15  Daylight on Pluto [Eath & Pluto ground lighting compared] 
  2015 Apr 21  A Long Time in Astronomy [Jupiter & Saturn years of astronomy service]
  2014 Sep 13  Two eclipses in October 2014 [lunar on 8th, solar on 23rd]
  2014 Aug 16  Occultation of Saturn, 2004 August 31 [daytime planet observing]
  2014 Jul 11  Eclipse facts and concepts [background information for eclipses]
  2014 Mar  3  Yhe total lunar eclipse of 2014 April 15 [ from New York City]/
  2014 Feb 14  Wil Regulus blink? [Regulus-Erigone occultation, 2014Mar 20]
  2014 Jan 20  Extraordinary Women [Grolier Club exhibit, Sep-Nov 2013]
  2013 Oct  8  Tale of two eclipses [sunrise eclipses of 1959 and 2013]
  2013 Sep  5  New field for stars and city [UN's public sessions]
  2013 Aug  1  Juice Box on Jupiter [Space Fest, 2013 Jul 25-27]
  2013 Jul 13  Inspiration of Astronomical Phenomena [INSAP-8 conf, 2013 Jul 7-12]
  2013 Jun  7  Chemistry for home astronomy [chemical behavior of atoms] 
  2013 May  3  Graffias graze over New York on 2013 May 24 [view from NYSkies land]
  2013 Apr 13  Women in space [UN celebration of Tereshkova-Gagarin flights]
  2012 Sep 12  Beam height for 'Tribute in Light' [light beams honoring 9/11]/
  2012 Jul 18  Electric and magnetic fields 2/2 [magnetic pole, field, force]
  2012 Jul 18  Electric and magnetic fields 1/2 [electric charge, field, force]
  2012 Jun 24  Should you pay for astronomy? [charging fees for astronomy events]
  2012 Jun 12  Distance to Sun by Venus transit [Venus parallax  obtained from transits]
  2012 May 10  More perfect universe [Sobel's Copernicus play 2012 May 7]
  2012 Mar 17  To Mars via the Lower East Side [Center of Space Science Education]
  2012 Feb 18  New months in the year [realigning months and names]
  2012 Jan  8  Geocentric calculation [Venus-Jupiter conjunction by Ptolemaeus method]
  2011 Dec 12  Kepler's parallax of Mars [plotting Mars orbit by parallax]
  2011 Aug 21  When Did I Get Home? [finding clock hour with star and astrolabe]
  2011 Apr 10  Ancient Jewish science [astronomy in the Book of Enoch]
  2011 Mar 15  A fabulous show, Porrima! [gamma Virginis 2005 periastron]
  2010 Dec 18  Sidereal and synodic cycles [planetary motions and positions]
  2010 Nov 14  A mathematician's journey [Neugebauer conf, 2010 Nov 12-13]
  2010 Sep 10  Comet 103P/Hartley-2 [bright evening comet for New York]
  2010 Jul 19  The Perseid meteor shower [2010 apparition]
  2010 Apr 23  Earth Day in New York [astronomy exhibit in NYC's Earth Day]
  2010 Feb 10  Did Homer describe an eclipse in The Odyssey? [Magnasco talk 2010 Feb 8] 
  2010 Jan 10  Astrophotography with simple digital cameras [RF, not SLR, models]
  2010 Jan  4  Mars opposition of 2010 [observing by eye and binoculars]
  2009 Nov 11  End of Pleiades occultations [current season ends in 2010]
  2009 Oct 12  Observing double stars [topics for home astronomers]
  2009 Oct  9  Human artifacts on the Moon [landings and crashes]
  2009 Sep 19  Targets for skies over New York City [deep sky objects]
  2009 Aug 13  Operation of the astrolabe [use, function of mediaeval device]
  2009 Jul 21  Comet paths in the sky [geocentric track of comet thru sky]
  2009 Jul  5  Non-Messier object cross-reference [Hartmut Frommert's table]
  2009 Jul  5  Examples for spectral classes
  2009 Jun  6  Stellar spectrometry [topics for home astronomy]
  2009 May 30  The planispheric astrolabe [Chandler talk 2009 May 22]
  2009 May  9  Blessing the Sun [Birkat Hachama, Jewish astronomy] 
  2009 Apr 27  Do I see omega Centauri? [seeing NGC5128 & 5139 from NYC]
  2009 Jan  2  Jupiter Neptune triple conjunction [May, Jul, Dec 2009]
  2008 Dec 21  Moon-Jupiter-Venus conventions [planet conjunctions] 
  2008 Dec 15  Forgotten Stars [Manilius conf 2008 Oct 24-25
  2008 Nov 15  That is one long eclipse! [epsilon Aurigae]
  2008 Sep  7  Ecliptic cyclorama
  2008 Aug 31  Table of asteroid groups [classes and families of minor planets]
  2008 Aug 31  Decanates [Greek and Egyptian stars]
  2008 May 27  Striking water and striking out [Hayd Plm's Phoenix show]
  2008 Mar 10  GLOBE at Night 2008 telcon [luminous graffiti in NYC]
  2008 Feb 16  How high can you jump on the Moon? 
  2008 Jan  5  Will Mars get gonged? [asteroid 2007-WD5 collision]
  2007 Dec 11  Sun's selenographic colongitude
  2007 Dec  8  Astrology for astronomers?   
  2007 Dec  8  What's my qibla? [direction to face Mecca]	
  2007 Oct 23  Strange lights on the Moon [Crotts talks in 2007] 
  2007 Sep 23  Moon's void of course [astrology feature]
  2007 Sep  9  In the shadow of the Moon [movie review] 
  2007 Jun 13  Greener greater New York [greening the City for 2030]
  2007 Apr 15  The Pioneer anomaly [Isaac Asimov debate, March 2007] 
  2007 Feb  8  Is that a planet on my image?!?! [epsilon Eridani] 
  2006 Oct 28  Sunshine at Ground Zero [Wedge of Light at WTC site]
  2006 Sep 19  New trends in astrodynamics [AstroCon-3 2206] 
  2006 Mar 10  Oh!, Cincinnati [theft of Cincinnati Observatory lens]
  2006 Mar  8  L, l, 1 Carinae [star designation]
  2006 Jan 26  Saturn ring crossings
  2006 Jan 16  How often is that star occulted? 
  2005 Dec 26  International law of outer space 
  2005 Dec 24  Roving Mars [Squyres talk 2005 Dec 13]
  2005 Oct 19  Babylonian moons [fixing full and new Moon]
  2005 Oct 15  Station at the center of the universe [Grand Central]
  2005 Oct  9  Happy 70th birthday [Hayden Planetarium]
  2005 Aug  2  The leap second [keeping atomic time and Earth rotation in synch]
  2005 Apr  3  America's future in space [Allies in Space 2005 April]
  2005 Mar 28  They're closing in!! [gamma Virginis] 
  2004 Jul 27  High Attrition Rate [substantial drop out rate in home astronomy]
  2004 Jun 11  Venus on the Sun [transit 2004 Jun 8]
  2004 Apr  7  Moon, Mars, and beyond [Tyson talk 2004 Mar 13]
  2003 Dec  3  Marsapalooza! [coming landing of Mars rovers]
  2003 Oct 17  Welcome back, Hermes [asteroid recovery] 
  2003 Aug  3  Outline of 18th century astronomy [invention, discovery, theory]
  2003 Jun 11  Disc parameters for Mars [observing the planet] 
  2003 Jun  5  Oppositions of Mars [1900-2035]
  2003 May 24  The Stonehenge effect in New York City 
  2003 May 23  Observing the aurora in New York 
  2002 Nov  2  Seeing the Milky Way from New York 
  2002 Oct 27  American Urban Star Fest [stars from Central Park, Manhattan]
  2002 Sep 27  Are these stars looking back at us? [exoplanets] 
  2002 Jul 25  AAVSO convention in Hawaii [July 2002]
  2002 May  1  Satellite observing [viewing artificial Earth satellites]
  2002 Mar 17  What is a Kreutz comet?
  2001 Nov 19  The Leonids did roar! [meteor storm of 2001]
  2001 Nov  6  AAVSO 2001 fall meeting in Somerville 
  2001 Nov  4  The other dark sky [light pollution in New York]
  2001 Oct 25  Hohmann orbits [space flight]
  2001 Oct  3  The Lagrange points [libration, equilibrium, L points]
  2001 Aug  2  Planetary synodic cycles
  2001 Aug  1  The cardboard diffraction micrometer [double stars]
  2001 Aug  1  Halo minor and parhelia [atmospheric optics]
  2001 May 26  Sky orientation
  2000 Oct 28  The promise for starry eyes [light pollution in New York]
  2000 Jul  1  Bump, bump, bump, bang! [Hayden Planetarium show]
  2000 Jul  1  Lopsided sunrises? [sun's diurnal motion] 
  2000 May 10  Photoessay of the Hayden Planetarium [00-09 of 60]]
  2000 May 10  Photoessay of the Hayden Planetarium [10-19 of 60]
  2000 May 10  Photoessay of the Hayden Planetarium [20-29 of 60]
  2000 May 10  Photoessay of the Hayden Planetarium [30-39 of 60]
  2000 May 10  Photoessay of the Hayden Planetarium [40-49 of 60]
  2000 May 10  Photoessay of the Hayden Planetarium [50-59 of 60]
  2000 Apr  1  A star on the move [gamma Virginis] 
  1999 Dec 18  Leonids storm the planet! [1999 meteor shower]
  1999 Nov 30  From the Bronx to Buzzard's Bay [AAVSO fall 1999] 
  1999 Oct 31  The therapeutic stars [Monefiore Children's Hospital]
  1998 Nov  1  New York's new Hayden Planetarium
  1998 Aug 1  New Lighting for New England [NELPAG conference 1998 Jul 5]
  1998 Mar 17  Great comets in history [table and definition of 'great comet']
  1997 Mar 11  Observations of comet Hale-Bopp 1995-O1 [from New York & Brooklyn]
  1996 Oct  7  Closing the gap! [electric trains to Boston, light pollution]
  1996 May  1  Brief comet Hyakutake reports [comet 1996-B2 in New York]
  1996 Mar 29  Yuji Hyakutake, discoverer of the great comet of 1996]
  1995 Sep  1  General news about comet Hale-Bopp 1995-O1
  1994 Dec  1  Manhattan can go by GPS [proof that GPS works]
  1994 Oct 15  4th magnitude [light pollution on Manhattan]
  1994 Sep  1  Jupiter and Shoemaker-Levy-9 [comet-Jupiter collision in 1994 July]]
  1994 Mar  1  New cluster in Puppis [Arline Caldwell's star cluster]
  1994 Jan  1  What an eclipse! [lunar eclipse of 1993 Nov 28]
  1993 May  1  George Lovi -- 1939-1993 [obituary for Brooklyn astronomer]
  1992 Jun  1  Earth's new dustdeck [Pinatubo volcano eruption]
  1992 Feb  1  ABCs and PQRs of CCDs [early CCD imaging systtems]
  1991 Apr  1  The new Instrument Shop [ATM in New York]
  1991 Jan  1  The Brooklyn College Observatory
  1989 Jan  1  Starname abbreviations [proposed 3-letter symbols for stars]
  1988 Jun  1  The Awad Power-of-10 Model [scale model of universe]
  1987 Aug  1  Antique astronomy books [collecting old books and maps]
  1987 Jun  1  Supernova 1987A in Large Magellanic Cloud
  1986 Sep  1  Amateur astronomers and the Hubble Space Telescope
  1984 Mar  1  The emancipation of the urban astrophotographer
  1981 Mar  1  The spectacularity of deep sky objects
  1979 Oct  1  Ahnighito and The Woman move to Museum [Hayden Planetarium meteorite]
  1979 Sep  1  Dewey Decimals in outer space
  1977 Nov  1  A new star cluster in Camelopardus? [Pazmino's Cluster]

  Cultural topics, mainly about New York City 
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  2017  Feb 18 2nd Avenue got its subway [1st month of service on new 2nd Av subway]   2016 Jan 26  City on a grid [origin of Manhattabn's street grid]
  2016 Jan  9  Fix the Security Council [proposals to upddate or reform Uthe UN Security Council] 
2  2015 Dec 27 United Nations at 70 [UN party celebrating 70th anniversary] 
   2014 Sep 10 Electromagnetic Pulse [James Woolsey talk, 2014 Sep 9]
   2014 Mar 15 Relazed Science [NYC Sci & Engg Fair, 2014 Mar 2]
   2013 Dec 14  Singing Ambassadors [UN uearend holiday song show]   2013 Mar  4  Sunny Science at City College [2013 NYC Sci & Engg Fair]
   2012 Jul 15  Moving to New York City [find and rent apartment in NYC]
  2012 Mar  4  Science in the Sun [2012 NYC Sci & Engg Fair]
  2011 Dec 28  The Yule-Log [traditional TV show of fireplace for Christmas] 
  2011 Dec 21  Relief maps of New York City [Panorama and Watershed models]
  2011 Oct 22  Nobel Prize winners from New York City [tale of NYC laureates]
  2011 Jun 10  Transfermium elements [new chemical elements 100-116]
  2011 May  4  Living the dream [Clevroy talk 2011 May 3]
  2011 Mar 25  Science in the rain [2011 NYC Sci & Engg Fair]
  2010 Oct 23  Space tourists [film of Ansari's ISS visit, 2010 Oct 22]
  2010 Aug  8  Temperature conversion chart [Fahrenheit-Celsius]
  2010 Jul 24  Solar sailing [City Tech lecture, 2010 Jul 21]
 11  Yuri's Night in Tompkins Square [NYC party for Gagarin]
  2010 Mar 21  Springtime Sciencetime [2010 NYC Sci & Engg Fair]
  2010 Mar  6  Evolution of English [recent changes in language]
  2009 Dec 26  Building a digital slideshow [digital images and methods]
  2009 Dec 13  Where are the moonrocks? [Apollo 11 & 17 gift samples]
  2009 Nov 21  Evolution of New York subway cars [the R-160 coach]
  2009 Oct 24  Subway series [baseball World Series in New York]
  2009 Oct 19  The Higgs boson and the 2nd Avenue subway
  2009 Apr 13  The New York World's Fairs [1939-1940, 1964-1965]
  2008 Nov 16  Digital Yin Yang (digital TV converter box)
  2008 Nov  7  Space solar power satellites [electric from space]
  2008 Aug 30  Loopy loop at South Ferry [new subway station]
  2008 Aug 25  Summer Streets - Week 3 of 3
  2008 Aug 18  Summer Streets - week 2 of 3
  2008 Aug 10  Summer Streets - week 1 of 3
  2008 Mar  1  Canyon of heros [tickertape parades in Broadway]
  2007 Dec 24  It's digital, baby [digital TV broadcast]
  2007 Sep 11  What's running on 2nd Avenue? [2nd Av subway] 
  2007 Aug 14  Tornados in New York City [since 1950]
  2007 Jun 13  Greener greater New York [PlaNYC for growth of NYC]
  2007 Apr  4  Science at Ground Zero [2007 NYC Sci & Engg Fair]
  2006 Nov 11  86'ed on 86th [luminous graffiti in Yorkville] 
  2006 Jul  9  Perimeters of ignorance [Tyson talk 2006 May 6]
  2006 Jun 21  The Pope and the scientist [religion & science]
  2006 Mar 10  Science Sunday, sort of [2006 makeup NYC Sci & Engg fair]
  2006 Feb 12  Snow Science today [2006 NYC Sci & Engg Fair snowed out]
  2006 Feb  7  Einstein on race and racism [blacks and civil rights]
  2006 Feb  1  Sudden sea [hurricane of 1938 on Long Island]
  2005 Jul  5  Tsunami [Indonesia earthquake, Indian Ocean tsunami]
  2005 Jun 24  Eruptions of Vesuvius [Dobran talk 2005 Jun 22]
  2005 May 16  A week with Feynman and Einstein [celebrations]
  2005 Apr  6  Bridges of Central Park [Puri talk 2003 Nov 19 & 2005 Apr 6]
  2005 Mar 18  The Coney Island subway shops [tour 2005 Mar 8]
  2005 Jan 26  Here comes robotrain! [automated train on BMT Canarsie line]
  2004 Nov 28  Space is our survival [Gott talk 2004 Nov 20]
  2004 Nov 13  Stand clear of the closing gates, please! [ride 2004 Nov 6]
  2004 Sep 22  Devon Island Mars Station [Walker talk 2004 Aug 22]
  2004 Sep  1  Space Jam 2004 [party for Tom DeLay at Rep Natl Conv]
  2004 Jun  1  Diss da 'A' train! [March of Dimes subway tour]
  2004 Mar  6  Crossing the Bridge [March of Dimes subway tour]
  2004 Feb  9  Science and the City [2004 NYC Sci & Engg Fair] 
  2004 Jan 19  The ice age stopped here [glaciers over New York City]
  2003 Oct  6  Thermodynamic farewell [HTRF closing 2003 Oct 3]
  2003 Aug 16  Blackout -- but no stars! [power outage in NYC 2003 Aug 14-15]
  2003 Feb 22  Science at City College [2003 NYC Sci & Engg Fair]
  2002 Dec 21  Notes for Star of Bethlehem [Christmas Star]
  2001 Sep 19  Account of the World Trade Center collapse
  2001 Jul 15  Nikola Tesla memorial in New York
  1996 Jun  1  New science library opens [SIBL, Madison Av & 34th St]
  1991 Jan  1  PostScript on the Sinclair [PS language/printing on Sinclair computer]
  1988 Oct  1  Cosmos-1900 [Soviet spy satellite's uranium power unit]