Raoul Lannoy


On july 15th, as the sky was great (but of course, next day is a work day), I took the bike, went to the port carrying a Manfrotto tripod and the 90mm Apex Orion telescope, assembled the whole thing on a bridge (above hangars) along the river Scheld and sure enough, several groups of people came along and I proposed they had a look at the crescent Moon, Venus and Saturn....They seemed delighted!

Zuiderterras near the Steen at the Port


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    Born in Belgium in 1957 (from a Belgian father and an American mother). Here, everything seems a lot more complicated: more taxes, more government, more languages, more people per square kilometer or mile, more light pollution, but, nevertheless, as much passion for things going on up there, naturally or man made. This was thanks to the first time I saw 2001: A Space Odyssey back in 1968, followed by the promises of the Moon. One weakness was my dislike for maths, which led to human science studies (law and a specialization in insurance). I've been working since 1982 in the...


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