Monthly Archives: July 2013

M1 CRAB NEBULA; HUBBLE vs. MY 8 INCH CELESTRON.

M1 CRAB NEBULA; HUBBLE vs. MY 8 INCH CELESTRON. Photo By: NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope and ME! I had a talk with someone recently who was extremely disappointed after buying a telescope for the first time. He was so excited … Continue reading

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BEAUTIFUL AURORA OVER QUEBEC CITY – GET OUT AND SEE SOME YOURSELF.

BEAUTIFUL AURORA OVER QUEBEC CITY – GET OUT AND SEE SOME YOURSELF. Photo By: Mathieu Bordage (Links below). Just wanted to take the time and post this beautiful shot by Mathieu Bordage of the Aurora Borealis from Quebec City on … Continue reading

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IC 418 THE SPIROGRAPH NEBULA

IC 418 THE SPIROGRAPH NEBULA Photo By: NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope and the Hubble heritage Team (Links Below). Located about 2000 light years away in the constellation Lepus is planetary nebula IC 418. A planetary nebula is a star that’s … Continue reading

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Russian Soyuz ISS Resupply Flight Progress M20M (52-P).

Russian Soyuz ISS Resupply Flight Progress M20M (52-P). Photo By: Roscosmos A Russian Soyuz-U dubbed Progress 52-P is slated to launch from the Baikonur Cosmodrome, Pad-1, Launcher-5 today July 27th at 2045 UTC (1645 EDT) to resupply the International Space … Continue reading

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PHOBOS SHADOW ON THE MARS LANDSCAPE – WONDER IF ROVER SPIRIT IS WAVING?

PHOBOS SHADOW ON THE MARS LANDSCAPE – WONDER IF ROVER SPIRIT IS WAVING? Photo By: European Space Agency (ESA) Mars Express / Planetary Society Stuart Atkinson (Links below). What a brilliant view of Martian surface features as well as an … Continue reading

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DOOMED MARTIAN MOON, PHOBOS AS SEEN FROM MARS EXPRESS.

DOOMED MARTIAN MOON, PHOBOS AS SEEN FROM MARS EXPRESS. Photo By: European Space Agency (ESA) – Mars Express Orbiter and stitched together by Peter Masek (Links below). This photo of the larger of the two Martian Moons, Phobos (The other … Continue reading

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A COSMIC ODDITY 90 MILLION LIGHT YEARS AWAY.

A COSMIC ODDITY 90 MILLION LIGHT YEARS AWAY. Photo By: NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope (All links below). Located some 90 million light years away in the constellation Pisces is this vast galactic vortex imaged by the legendary Hubble Space Telescope. … Continue reading

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