Monthly Archives: August 2013

LAUNCH ALERT! A RUSSIAN ZENIT ROCKET TO LAUNCH COMMUNICATION SATELLITE.

LAUNCH ALERT! A RUSSIAN ZENIT ROCKET TO LAUNCH COMMUNICATION SATELLITE. Photo By: Roscosmos (Links for live viewing below). TODAY – August 31, 2013 at 2005 UTC (1605 EDT) a Land Launch Zenit 3SLB Rocket will lift off from Baikonur Cosmodrome, … Continue reading

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PHOTOPIC SKY SURVEY = MILKY WAY PERFECTION!

PHOTOPIC SKY SURVEY = MILKY WAY PERFECTION! Survey By: Nick Risinger: Here’s the actual complete interactive version and it will blow your mind. Give it a shot, zoom in, move around the galaxy and explore! http://media.skysurvey.org/interactive360/index.html This is without question … Continue reading

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CURIOSITY CAPTURES AN ANNULAR SOLAR ECLIPSE FROM MARS.

CURIOSITY CAPTURES AN ANNULAR SOLAR ECLIPSE FROM MARS. Photo By: NASA/JPL Mars Science Lab (MSL) Curiosity (Links below). I’m keeping this one quick and simple, awesome factor is pretty big with this one so here’s the actual press release from … Continue reading

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HISTORY, PAINTED BY THE MAN WHO WAS THERE.

HISTORY, PAINTED BY THE MAN WHO WAS THERE. Photo By: Alan Bean, Apollo 12 Lunar Module Pilot & 4th human to walk on the Moon (Links below). Apollo 12 astronaut, Alan Bean, inspired by his experiences creates artwork to commemorate, … Continue reading

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BEAUTUFUL BARRED SPIRAL IN BRILLIANT BLUE DETAIL.

BEAUTUFUL BARRED SPIRAL IN BRILLIANT BLUE DETAIL. Photo By: NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope and reprocessed by Judy Schmidt (Links below). This beautifully altered photo of M77 or NGC 1068 came about from a 2012 ESA initiative called Hubble’s Hidden Treasures … Continue reading

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HUBBLE PULLS DETAIL FROM A BRIGHT PLANETARY NEBULA.

HUBBLE PULLS DETAIL FROM A BRIGHT PLANETARY NEBULA. Photo By: NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope, Hubble Legacy Archive and processed by Delio Tolivia Cadrecha (Links below). With an integrated visual magnitude of about +10.4, NGC 7027 is one of the brighter … Continue reading

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ZODIACAL LIGHT SEASON IS UPON US – TAKE A SHOT AT THE “FALSE DAWN”.

ZODIACAL LIGHT SEASON IS UPON US – TAKE A SHOT AT THE “FALSE DAWN”. Photo By: Gerhard Hudepohl of the Milky Way Galaxy and Zodiacal Light over one of the auxiliary telescopes at the Very Large Telescope (VLT) in the … Continue reading

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