February 16, 2023

If you look at the banner above, you can see the data related to the sun and its magentic field. This is important to astronomers and ham radio operators.

Over the next few months, I expect to have new videos related to both on the Planet of Mystery YouTube channel so be sure to watch for those.

January 3, 2023

Welcome to the new year! The weather here has been hit and miss so I've decided to share another recipe here.

This one is called Three Cs Soup (Chicken, Cauliflower and Cheese).

Click here for a PDF of the recipe.

December 11, 2022

The Orion space capsule has just splashed down in the Pacific bringing the first Artemis mission to a close.

But the adventure is just beginning.

November 13, 2022

In addition to computer animation, I also cook and recently created an original recipe for bread bowls to use with soup and chili on these late, cold autumn evenings.

I wanted to make it easy for folks to download this recipe so I put it


Drop me a note via email or on Facebook to let me know if you tried it and if you liked it.

September 16, 2022

"Red Planet Rising" has been revised with a new soundtrack and animation that includes information on the Perseverance Rover and the Ingenuity helicopter.

Other revisions include a rework of the "War of the Worlds" sequence, larger, brighter graphics and more!

Watch for the announcement of the new trailer coming soon!

April 25, 2022

For my non-planetarium folks, I'm working on some more tutorials on astrophotography with (relatively) low cost equipment including your DSLR, your phone camera, the Raspberry Pi and so on.

Keep your eyes open for announcements.

In the meantime, follow the link in the menu above to see my other tutorials.

February 15, 2022

After a brief hiatus, we're producing videos for the Coffee & Astronomy play list on our YouTube channel so be sure to checck it out.

January 3, 2022

We enter the new year with enthusiasm and optimism!

Things are changing around the offices of Planet of Mystery which should allow us to expand production of programs, tutorials and content for our YouTube channel!

Don't forget to check out merchandise produced by the artists at Planet of Mystery by following the link to the Threadless shop above.

December 18, 2021

Wishing everyone a joyous holiday season. Whichever holidays you celebrate, we here at Planet of Mystery Productions hope that you find joy, laughter and warmth at this time of year.

December 1, 2021

If you aren't already a subscriber, consider heading over to the Planet of Mytstery YouTube channel.

It has videos for planetarium professionals and amateur astronomers.

Coming soon, there will be unboxing videos and product reveiws.

You can find it by clicking here.

November 6, 2021

There are new tutorials over on our YouTube channel but I'm having trouble getting them to link properly on this page. I'll fix that as quickly as possible.

In the meantime, you can go to the Planet of Mystery YouTube channel by clicking here.

November 6, 2021 Addendum

The problem is solved. It was a PEBKAC* error.

*Problem Exists Between Keyboard and Chair