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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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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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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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