Monthly Archives: February 2013

Lunar Calendar for March 2013

THE MOON, MARCH 2013 (NASA video below) SPECIAL NOTE: Daylight Savings Time (in the US) occurs on March 10 (second Sunday in March). When that occurs, local time zones will be 1hr closer to UTC (where applicable). Thus, on the … Continue reading

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SpaceX CRS-2 Mission Ready For Resupply

LAUNCH ALERT!!! Photo Credit: Space X (Launch of CRS-1 Mission On October 7, 2012) At 15:10 UTC (10:10 EST) on Friday March 1, 2013 from Space Launch Complex 40 (SLC-40) at the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station (CCAFS) Florida, a … Continue reading

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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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Supernova SN 1987a, Anniversary of a Classic!

Anniversary of a classic!!! Photo Credit: #NASA #ESA #Hubble Space Telescope. Supernova 1987A (SN 1987a) went out with a bang as it exploded out of existence as a Type II Core Collapse Supernova on February 23, 1987. In doing so, … 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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Patrick Cullis Milky Way

Photo Credit: Patrick Cullis (link below) I love this photo from photographer Patrick Cullis, its simple yet incredibly detailed and as I have said before, sometimes your setting (landscape) and imagination go a very long way in creating an image … Continue reading

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