Monthly Archives: February 2013

A Splendor Seldom Seen…..

A Splendor Seldom Seen….. Credit: NASA (short video below as well) On October 17, 2012 while on its 174th orbit of the massive ringed planet, the Cassini Spacecraft snapped this amazing photo while Saturn eclipsed the Sun. Perspective comes at … Continue reading

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Apollo 16 Lunar Grand Prix

Apollo 16 lunar rover “Grand Prix” in HD In honor of the beginning to the 2013 racing season…….And with it – spring! Apollo 16 astronauts John Young and Charlie Duke take the lunar rover for a spin on the surface … Continue reading

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Jesse L. Summers “Night Sailing”

Simple, beautiful, perfect…… I’m going to stick with wide field astrophotography for one more shot. This one comes from Jesse L. Summers out of Florida and it’s called Night Sailing. Once again this is a demonstration of how simple can … Continue reading

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Russian Meteor – A Day Later

RUSSIAN AIR BURST METEOR – A Day Later. Well what an eventful day February 15, 2013 was!!! 2 major birthdays (Galileo & NASAs Leland Melvin) as starters and just as we were bottling up our nervous anticipation of Near Earth … Continue reading

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AIR BURST METEOR OVER RUSSIA 2-15-2013

AIR BURST METEOR EXPLODES OVER RUSSIA!!! As many of you have heard there was an apparent Air Burst Meteor over Chelyabinsk Russia today at 0325 UTC on February 15, 2013. Initial reports have stated that hundreds have been injured, mostly … Continue reading

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Have a Heart & Soul Valentines Day

HAPPY VALENTINES DAY SPACE LOVERS Photo Credit: J-P Metsävainio (link below) Accordingly, I present to you the Heart and Soul Nebula which are together located about 7500 light years away in the constellation Cassiopeia (one of the 48 original Ptolemy … Continue reading

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MSL Curiosity: NEW Self-Shot

Curiosity Self Shot – Take 2 or…..64? Photo Credit: NASA / JPL (links below). We all remember the great self-shot Curiosity took of itself back on Dec 2012 and the big fella seems to remember how much we all loved … Continue reading

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