Monthly Archives: August 2016

Airglow Sky

Image credit & copyright: Knate Myers. Here’s yet another gem from photographer Knate Myers. This was shot at the Very Large Array (VLA) in New Mexico which is still on my bucket (aka things I will likely never get do) … Continue reading

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Orion’s Forgotten Gem

Image credit & copyright: NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope. Brace yourselves, winter is coming; and we all know what that means. That’s right, long dark nights and new opportunities to aim our telescopes at some of the greatest features in the … Continue reading

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When the Seven Sisters Rise, Summer Falls

Image credit & copyright: Marco Lorenzi. If you’ve been looking, this striking, easily observable open star cluster has been rising heliacally (before the Sun) in the east within their home constellation of Taurus the Bull. For those of us here in … Continue reading

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The Coiled Galaxy

Image credit & copyright: European Southern Observatory (ESO). 50 million light years away in the southern constellation, Fornax (furnace) is this beautiful barred spiral galaxy cataloged as NGC 1097. The sweeping blue spiral arms dotted with pink star forming regions … Continue reading

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Abandoned

Image credit & copyright: Mark Gee. Anyone who has ever been to New Zealand doesn’t need me to explain how beautiful of a location it is when it’s showered in sunlight, but how about when the Sun goes down and … Continue reading

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