Category Archives: Galaxies

Galactic Sunflower

Image credit: NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope. Located 27 million light years away in the constellation of Canes Venatici (the hunting dogs) is this beautiful spiral galaxy cataloged as Messier 63, the “Sunflower Galaxy.” In this close up view of the … Continue reading

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The Glow from Afar

Image credit & copyright: European Southern Observatory (ESO). Roughly 65 million light years is the 130,000 light year diameter spiral galaxy cataloged as NGC 1398. As is usually the case with catalogs, its generic name hides the true beauty of … Continue reading

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Emerald Lake

Image credit & copyright: Yuri Beletsky. Ever been to Chile’s Atacama Desert? I haven’t as of yet but Yuri Beletsky sure has and for years he’s been providing incredible imagery of the region. In this image we see our imposing … Continue reading

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Bioluminescence

Image credit & copyright: Benjamin Williamson. The coast of Main is one of the most beautiful locations that I’ve ever been to day or night. It’s a wonderful place the whole family can enjoy and as we see in this … Continue reading

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Oregon’s Coast Highway 101

Image credit & copyright: Jasman Mander. The Pacific Coast Highway from California to Washington State is, in my opinion the single most beautiful stretch of road in the country. If not the most beautiful, it’s certainly on the podium. This image … Continue reading

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Grasp the Night

Image credit & copyright: Jeff Berkes. If you want wide open horizons, the Southwest United States has you covered. Located in Utah’s 120 square mile Arches National Park is Delicate Arch. This most prominent feature is a 60 ft. (18 … Continue reading

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Bright Light, Bright Light!

Image credit & copyright: NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope. To an astronomer (even us amateurs), nothing is more annoying than light pollution or that neighbor that just won’t turn off their floodlights on the side of the house. Well here we … Continue reading

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