Author Archives: Rebekah

K5 Side & Troy’s Coral Head

Here are some photos from a pair of dives in late August to K5 Side shipwreck (Tateyama Maru) and Troy’s Coral Head (last two photos). My favorite is the green anemone at the bottom; so far the greenest one I’ve … Continue reading

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Huff Maru and Twin Peaks

Lately I’ve been working on going through all my dive photos, selecting and properly formatting some of them to go in photo albums to be posted soon on a new section of my home page (http://www.greenskychaser.com). I have found a … Continue reading

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Roi Dive Photos

Here is a selection of more dive photos from Roi this past weekend. I had a really great time up there and saw a lot of cool stuff. I went on 5 dives, including oceanside Roi (where all the sharks … Continue reading

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Roi Diving

I finally made it up to Roi this weekend for diving. This afternoon we went to oceanside Roi, and saw a dozen or so sharks, mostly gray reef! I had never seen gray reef sharks before, to my knowledge, and … Continue reading

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Lionfish and Other Macro Work

Here are some macro shots from the last three dives I took my camera on. Picasso Triggerfish A baby lionfish A rather large lionfish (there were four adult lionfish here at the South Pass Chaser wreck, all just hanging out … Continue reading

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Weekend Diving

Over this past weekend, I was able to get in five dives (including my 50th scuba dive!). Two of the dives were boat dives. I saw five octopuses, three manta rays, one sea turtle, several anemones with clownfish, one baby … Continue reading

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NuSTAR Part 2

There was an open house a couple days before the satellite launch, and we were able to go aboard the L1011 and check things out up close. Here are a few photos. The rocket What would be economy seating on … Continue reading

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NuSTAR

Next week we’ll be supporting a NASA mission, where this L1011 aircraft (the “Stargazer”) will take off from Kwajalein and launch the attached Pegasus rocket, which will fly into space and release NuSTAR, the Nuclear Spectroscopic Telescope Array, an X-ray … Continue reading

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Transit of Venus and Partial Lunar Eclipse

Today Venus passed between the Earth and Sun, in such a plane that millions of people around the world were able to witness the silhouette of the second planet traversing the face of the Sun. The next Venus transit will … Continue reading

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Tide Pool Snorkeling

Went snorkeling in the tide pools today and saw all sorts of fun stuff, including several lionfish, a juvenile emperor angelfish, a pipefish (usually see a few every time I go there), a bright yellow boxfish, and a big clam. … Continue reading

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