Monthly Archives: December 2014

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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“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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INTERMEDIATE SPIRAL GALAXY NGC 1566

Image Credit & Copyright: NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope. 60 million light years away in the southern constellation Dorado, is the galaxy cataloged as NGC 1566. Many things about this galaxy are classical and easy to determine and understand as certain … Continue reading

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CHASING STARLIGHT

Image Credit & Copyright: Jack Fusco. This amazing set of startrails comes from one of the greatest night sky photographers I know; Jack Fusco.  Not only does he produce some incredible night sky images but he also has the talent … Continue reading

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MULTICOLOR TEXAS SKIES

Image Credit & Copyright: John Davis of Bucksnort Observatory. I hope everyone had a great weekend and hopefully this image by John Davis can help get your week started. Nothing but color in this beautiful image of the Texas night … Continue reading

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INDIA’S NEW HEAVY LIFT ROCKET; GSLV MKIII & CREW CAPSULE READY FOR TEST FLIGHT

  Image Credit & Copyright: Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) of GSLV MK-III rollout. What a month it’s been for bigtime launches! Let’s keep our foot on the gas! LAUNCH ALERT: On Thursday, December 18, 2014 at 03:30 UTC (09:00 … Continue reading

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