Monthly Archives: June 2013

NASA; KENNEDY SPACE CENTER AND SPACE SHUTTLE ATLANTIS WELCOME YOU LITERALLY, WITH OPEN ARMS…….

NASA; KENNEDY SPACE CENTER AND SPACE SHUTTLE ATLANTIS WELCOME YOU LITERALLY, WITH OPEN ARMS……. Photo By: John Raoux / AP (links and a video below). The now retired OV-104 Space Shuttle Atlantis exhibit at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center officially opened … Continue reading

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IRA’S GHOST, ALWAYS AS MYSTERIOUS AS IT IS BEAUTIFUL.

IRA’S GHOST, ALWAYS AS MYSTERIOUS AS IT IS BEAUTIFUL. Photo By: NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope (Links below). This wonderfully creepy nebula cataloged as IRAS 05437+2502 and thankfully given the name IRA’S Ghost resides in the constellation Taurus (The bull). I … Continue reading

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THE CALIFORNIA NEBULA IN A DIFFERENT LIGHT.

THE CALIFORNIA NEBULA IN A DIFFERENT LIGHT. Photo By: Bob Franke of Focal Pointe Observatory: http://bf-astro.com/index.htm This photo is of the beautiful and famous NGC 1499 or as its known; the California Nebula and its floodlight Menkhib. An emission nebula … Continue reading

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NGC 1316 (Fornax A) THE RADIO LOBES REVEALED.

NGC 1316 (Fornax A) THE RADIO LOBES REVEALED. Photo By: Very Large Array (VLA) (Links below). This will be a 2 part series highlighting NGC 1316 or Fornax A, the 4th brightest radio galaxy known. This 2nd photo is an … Continue reading

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NGC 1316 (Fornax A) IS MORE THAN JUST ANOTHER UGLY FACE……IT’S SIGNALING US.

NGC 1316 (Fornax A) IS MORE THAN JUST ANOTHER UGLY FACE……IT’S SIGNALING US. Photo By: NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope (Links below). This will be a 2 part series highlighting NGC 1316 or Fornax A, the 4th brightest radio galaxy known. … Continue reading

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THE UNIQUE STARGAZER & PEGASUS TO AIR-LAUNCH NASA’S IRIS SOLAR SATELLITE.

THE UNIQUE STARGAZER & PEGASUS TO AIR-LAUNCH NASA’S IRIS SOLAR SATELLITE. Photo By: Orbital Sciences (All links below). On Wednesday, June 26 at 2227 EDT (0227 on the 27th UTC) from Vandenberg Air Force Base (AFB) in California, the very … Continue reading

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ARP 273 – A STUNNING EXAMPLE OF COLLIDING / INTERACTING STAR CITIES.

ARP 273 – A STUNNING EXAMPLE OF COLLIDING / INTERACTING STAR CITIES. Photo By: NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope (links and videos below). Located in the constellation Andromeda at a distance of about 340 million light years we find these two … Continue reading

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