Monthly Archives: June 2014

MONKEY SEE…….

MONKEY SEE……. Image Credit & Copyright: NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope. CLICK image for larger view and look below for information and links. As promised in the previous post in which we detailed NGC 2174 “The Monkey Head Nebula” I said … Continue reading

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A LOOK AT THE HUNTER’S MONKEY!

A LOOK AT THE HUNTER’S MONKEY! Image Credit & Copyright: J.P. Metsavainio of http://astroanarchy.zenfolio.com/. CLICK image for larger view and look below for information and links. Discovered in 1877 by French astronomer Jean Marie Stephan, NGC 2174 is a great … Continue reading

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LA SILLA HAS A LOOK AT THE MILKY WAY’S TWIN

LA SILLA HAS A LOOK AT THE MILKY WAY’S TWIN Image Credit & Copyright: European Southern Observatory (ESO) This beautiful image of spiral galaxy NGC 6744 comes from the European Southern Observatory (ESO) MPG/ESO 2.2-metre telescope at La Silla. This … Continue reading

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IC 1396A ELEPHANT TRUNK NEBULA

IC 1396A ELEPHANT TRUNK NEBULA Image Credit & Copyright: T.A. Rector (University of Alaska Anchorage) and H. Schweiker (WIYN and NOAO/AURA/NSF). CLICK for larger image and look below for information and links. As promised, let’s delve deeper into the heart … Continue reading

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A GEM FOR THE KING

A GEM FOR THE KING Image Credit & Copyright: Davide De Martin. CLICK image for larger view and look below for information and related links. Located 2500 light years away in the circumpolar constellation Cepheus, the “King of Aethiopia” is this … Continue reading

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PARTICLES, FIELDS AND THE FUTURE OF PHYSICS

PARTICLES, FIELDS AND THE FUTURE OF PHYSICS Here’s a great lecture by Sean Carroll of CalTech at the 2013 Fermilab Users Meeting. If you have a love for all that is physics and some free time you will truly enjoy … Continue reading

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MILKY WAY OVER JOSHUA TREE NATIONAL PARK

MILKY WAY OVER JOSHUA TREE NATIONAL PARK Image Credit & Copyright: Manish Mamtani http://www.manishmamtani.com/. CLICK image for larger view and look below for information and links to more of Manish’s work. This image comes to us from world class photographer, … Continue reading

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