Monthly Archives: June 2017

Dreamland

Images credit & copyright: Daniel LaShomb. Earlier this week I took a drive to Sugar Hill, New Hampshire to see how the lupines were looking and wasn’t disappointed as they appeared to be in full bloom. These images that I … Continue reading

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China’s Long March 2D to Launch the HXMT X-ray All-Sky Survey

Images credit & copyright: Xinhua. Launch Alert! Friday, June 16, 2017 at 09:20 UTC (05:20 EDT) a Chinese Long March 2D rocket, also known as Chang Zheng-2D or CZ-2D will lift off from China’s Jiquan Satellite Launch Center, carrying the … Continue reading

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Soyuz Progress MS-06 (Progress 67) Station Resupply

Images credit & copyright: Roscosmos. Launch Alert! Wednesday, June 14, 2017 at 05:20 EDT (09:20 UTC) a Russian Soyuz 2.1a rocket will deliver a Progress MS cargo ship designated “Progress MS-06” (67P or Progress 67 by NASA) to the International … Continue reading

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V838 Monocerotis Evolved

Image credit & copyright: I created these collages using NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope images.  Non-annotated version below. It was January 2, 2002: A new light appears in the constellation Monoceros that until this moment hadn’t even been known to exist.  … Continue reading

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Blue Hued NGC 1309

Image credit & copyright: NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope, the Hubble Legacy Archive & processed by the great night sky imager Martin Pugh. Located nearly 100 million light years away in the constellation Eridanus is the wonderful spiral galaxy NGC1309.  At about … Continue reading

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The Destruction of NGC 922

Image Credit & Copyright: NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope. 150 million light years away lies the remains of a cosmic murder. It appears that as we see it, NGC 922 here was shot through the heart (cue the Bon Jovi music) … Continue reading

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India to Launch the Massive GSLV MK-III on its 1st Operation Flight

Image credit & copyright: India Space Research Organization (ISRO). LAUNCH ALERT! Monday, June 5, 2017 at 11:58 UTC (07:58 EDT), the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) will be launching for only the second time, the massive Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle … Continue reading

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