Category Archives: Images

Cepheid Variable Star RS Puppis from Hubble

Image credit: NASA, ESA, and the Hubble Heritage Team (STScI/AURA)-Hubble/Europe Collaboration. Residing about 6,500 light years away in the southern constellation Puppis is this magnificent and seemingly mysterious object, shrouded in a cocoon of stellar material. This image comes to … 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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SpaceX Iridium NEXT 51-55 (Iridium 6) from CA

Image credit & copyright: SpaceX. Live stream link and press kit updates are typically the day prior. LAUNCH ALERT! Tuesday, May 22, 2018 at 12:47 PDT (15:47 EDT & 19:47 UTC) a previously launched SpaceX Falcon 9 (core B1043.2) will be … Continue reading

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ISS Resupply Launch from VA This Week

Images credit & copyright: NASA & Orbital ATK. LAUNCH ALERT: Monday, May 21, 2018 at 04:39 EDT (08:39 UTC & 01:39 PDT) an Orbital ATK Antares 230 rocket will be launching from Launch Pad 0A (LP-0A) at the Mid-Atlantic Regional Spaceport … Continue reading

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SpaceX to Debut the Falcon 9 Block 5

Image credit & copyright: SpaceX. LAUNCH ALERT! Friday, May 11, 2018 at 16:14  EDT (13:14 PDT & 20:14 UTC) a SpaceX Falcon 9 (core B1046.1) will be launching from Kennedy Space Center’s Launch Complex 39A (LC-39A) to deliver the Bangabandhu-1 will be … 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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The West Coast’s First Interplanetary Launch Coming Up!

Images & videos credit & copyright: NASA/JPL/United Launch Alliance (ULA). More links than you will ever need below. LAUNCH ALERT: Saturday, May 5, 2018 at 04:05 PDT (07:05 EDT & 11:05 UTC) a United Launch Alliance (ULA), Atlas V-401 rocket … Continue reading

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