Monthly Archives: October 2013

CRATER LAKE UNIVERSE

CRATER LAKE UNIVERSE Photo credit: John H. Moore: CLICK photo to view full size as well as links and info below. What a shot from Crater Lake, Oregon. Taken in early June 2013 the green hue of the Aurora Borealis … Continue reading

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THE APPARITIONS OF MARS AND JUPITER ARE UNDER WAY.

THE APPARITIONS OF MARS AND JUPITER ARE UNDER WAY. Photo credit: Richard Bosman: CLICK photo to view full size and see below for links. Jupiter and the Red Planet are coming, growing ever larger in our night sky throughout the … Continue reading

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MIRA TYPE VARIABLE STAR: T-LEPORIS.

MIRA TYPE VARIABLE STAR: T-LEPORIS. Photo By: ESO Very Large Telescope (VLT). CLICK photo for full size, links and a video below. Approximately 500 light years distant is the Mira Type Variable Star: T-Leporis in the constellation Lepus. It pulsates … Continue reading

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WHAT DID LUCA SEE THURSDAY OUT THE ISS WINDOW?

WHAT DID LUCA SEE THURSDAY OUT THE ISS WINDOW? Photo By: Luca Parmitano (Italian Space Agency Astronaut). CLICK photo for full size and see all links below. No, this is not a scene from a new sci-fi space movie but … Continue reading

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ALMA REVEALS SPIRAL STRUCTURE AND AN OUTER SHELL AROUND DYING STAR.

ALMA REVEALS SPIRAL STRUCTURE AND AN OUTER SHELL AROUND DYING STAR. Photo By: ESA/ESO Atacama Large Millimeter/Submillimeter Array (ALMA). CLICK for full size and all links below. In 2012, astronomers at ALMA, the most powerful radio telescope ever constructed were … Continue reading

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A STAR SENDING SMOKE SIGNALS OF ITS OWN DEMISE

A STAR SENDING SMOKE SIGNALS OF ITS OWN DEMISE Photo By: NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope. CLICK photo for full size and see below for links. Ok so maybe smoke signals is stretching it too far, but for this near death … Continue reading

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SIRIUS THE DOG STAR IS THE BRIGHTEST STAR IN THE NIGHT SKY & IT HAS A PUP.

SIRIUS THE DOG STAR IS THE BRIGHTEST STAR IN THE NIGHT SKY & IT HAS A PUP. Photo By: NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope. CLICK for full size photo and a link below. Located a close 8.6 light years distant in … Continue reading

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