Monthly Archives: September 2014

NASA’S COMMERCIAL CREW GIVES SPACEX & BOEING A GO FOR LAUNCH

Image Credit & Copyright: NASA Commercial Crew Poster. Today September 16, 2014 NASA announced that they have awarded their 6.8 billion dollar Commercial Crew contract to SpaceX and their Dragon V2 as well as Boeing and their CST-100 capsule. Of … Continue reading

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NIGHT OF THE AURORA – UNITY POND, ME

Image Credit & Copyright: Mike Taylor. See below for info and all related links. On Wednesday, September 10, 2014 the Sun unleashed a pair of coronal mass ejections (CME’s) that subsequently struck Earth on the 11th & 12th.  The resulting … Continue reading

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NIGHT OF THE AURORA – MOUNT WASHINGTON NH

Image Credit & Copyright: Ryan Knapp of the Mount Washington Observatory. See below for info and all related links. On Wednesday, September 10, 2014 the Sun unleashed a pair of coronal mass ejections (CME’s) that subsequently struck Earth on the … Continue reading

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A GIANT IS BORN (comparison)

Photo Credit & Copyright:  NASA/JPL-Caltech/GLIMPSE-MIPSGAL Teams. That’s right; the title to this post is the same as the last.  The content and object is the same as well except in this post I wanted to give you a comparison to … Continue reading

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A GIANT IS BORN

Photo Credit & Copyright:  ESO/APEX/DSS2/SuperCosmos/Deharveng (LAM)/Zavagno (LAM):  CLICK for larger size image and see below for links and information. Some 4,200 light years away near in the direction of our galactic core, in the constellation Scorpius (The Scorpion) a giant … Continue reading

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FINAL SUPERMOON OF 2014 (And the list for 2015)

Image Credit & Copyright: Rick Baldridge (links below). The fifth and final supermoon of 2014 is scheduled to occur on the Harvest moon; Monday September 8th at 21:39 EDT (01:39 UTC on the 9th) where it will be at a … Continue reading

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ILLUMINATED

Image Credit & Copyright: Evan Thomas (See all links below). Here’s a brand new image from Evan Thomas of the incredible western sky over the Sierra Nevada Mountains and Lower Lamarck Lake, Nevada.  If you’ve ever been to the great … Continue reading

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