Monthly Archives: February 2017

Annular “Ring of Fire” Solar Eclipse Today

Image credit & copyright: Jia-Hao. Today, Sunday, February 26, 2017 the new moon will cross directly in front of the sun and create the first of two solar eclipses (syzygy’s) of 2017.  If you plan to witness one of the … Continue reading

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Glory of the Night

Image credit & copyright: Morteza Safataj. Here’s an incredible image to take with you into the weekend by Morteza Safataj. In this image we have the Milky Way standing nearly vertical over the travertine terraces of Badab Sourt’s natural hot … Continue reading

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A Momentous Day, Indeed

Images credit & copyright: SpaceX. Live streaming links and mission information below. LAUNCH ALERT: Saturday, February 18 at 10:01 EST (15:01 UTC), SpaceX will make history as a Falcon 9 Full Thrust (FT) rocket will rise from NASA’s legendary Launch … Continue reading

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The Triangulum Galaxy In Focus

Image credit & copyright: European Southern Observatory (ESO)/Very Large Telescope (VLT). In this post we’re going to detail the beautiful Triangulum galaxy which gets its name from being the prominent galaxy in the constellation Triangulum. In this image, captured by … Continue reading

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Globular Star Cluster NGC 1846

Image credit & copyright: NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope. Globular star clusters are some of the most beautiful objects in the galaxy as well as some of the oldest objects in the galaxy. This cluster, NGC 1846 appears to be a … Continue reading

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