Category Archives: Galaxies

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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Etheridge Range Milky Way

Image credit & copyright: Jay Daley. Let’s roll into our week with this fantastic image by Jay Daley of our home star city over Seamans Hut memorial and shelter, 2,030 m (6,660 ft.) in altitude along the Etheridge Range in … Continue reading

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What a Wonderful Mess

Image credit: NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope. Go home dwarf, you’re drunk. No, I’m not talking about Tyrion Lannister though it would fit the description; I’m talking about this busy dwarf galaxy cataloged as UGC 8201, 15 million light years away … Continue reading

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ESA & Gaia Deliver!

Image credit: ESA/Gaia/DPAC. Launched on December 19, 2013, the European Space Agency’s (ESA) Gaia spacecraft has been hard at work observing, measuring and cataloging everything that it can and to say that its delivered would be an understatement. This mind … Continue reading

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