Monthly Archives: December 2014

NOW IS THE TIME TO OBSERVE JUPITER

Photo Credit: NASA/JPL CASSINI Space probe: Happy New Year everyone! Have some fun tonight and please stay safe and thank you all so very much for following along with my space ramblings for another year! You guys rock! Those with … Continue reading

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LET THE COMET HUNT BEGIN! (If You Haven’t Already)

Image Credit & Copyright: Alan Tough.  Look below for Alan’s Flickr & Twitter pages as well as all the data links you will need to find Comet C/2014 Q2 Lovejoy. If you haven’t been keeping an eye on new long … Continue reading

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COSMIC CHRISTMAS TREE (Zoom 3-3)

Image Credit & Copyright: R Jay GaBany. We’re on to the final installment of the Cosmic Christmas Tree zoom and on this stop we’re going to detail the most famous structure in this region; the Cone nebula. The cone sits … Continue reading

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COSMIC CHRISTMAS TREE (Zoom 2-3)

Image Credit & Copyright: R. Jay GaBany. It’s been a real busy week but now let’s continue on with our Christmas Tree cluster zoom and the next stop were going to make in this region is called the Fox Fur … Continue reading

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COSMIC CHRISTMAS TREE (Zoom 1-3)

Image Credit & Copyright: Rolf Geissinger It’s that time of year where, like Halloween we gotta come up with an obligatory Christmas space post and what better than the Christmas Tree Cluster?   Some people call this the Christmas Tree Nebula … Continue reading

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“THE MOST AMAZING THING I HAVE EVER SEEN IN SPACE”

Image Credit & Copyright: NASA Dan Burbank. Between December 21-26, 2011 while onboard the International Space Station (ISS) as a member of Expedition 30 (Exp 30), NASA astronaut Dan Burbank caught this image of Comet Lovejoy after it had just … Continue reading

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NGC 2441; A SEA OF BLUE & SUPERNOVA TOO

Image Credit & Copyright: NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope. Here’s an amazing Hubble image of spiral galaxy NGC 2441 in the constellation Camelopardalis (The Giraffe).  It resides a mind bending 180 million light years away which means this is what the … Continue reading

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