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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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The Beautifully Twisted M106

Photo Credit: NASA/ESA Hubble, Hubble Heritage team, Robert Gendler. Located relatively close (for a galaxy) at 23.5 million light years away in the constellation Canes Venatici, is this beautiful yet oddly shaped spiral galaxy named Messier 106 (M106). At first … Continue reading

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Bow Lake Under the Milky Way

Image credit & copyright: Michael Shainblum. Hope you’re all having a great weekend. Let’s keep it rolling with this beautiful image of the Milky Way over Bow Lake in Banff National Park by Michael Shainblum. Banff National Park spans 2,564 … Continue reading

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The Triangulum Galaxy In Focus

Image credit & copyright: European Southern Observatory (ESO)/Very Large Telescope (VLT). In this post we’re going to detail the beautiful Triangulum galaxy which gets its name from being the prominent galaxy in the constellation Triangulum. In this image, captured by … Continue reading

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Ghosts of Deadvlei

Image credit & copyright: Cory Schmitz. Wow, what a shot by Photographing Space’s Cory Schmitz of the Milky Way above Deadvlei, near Sossusvlei in the Namib-Naukluft Park, Namibia. This is someplace that I’d really love to visit as this landscape … Continue reading

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White Pocket’s Alien Landscape

Image credit & copyright: Tracy Lee. There’s a place in Northern Arizona on the Paria Plateau called White Pocket where the landscapes give you not only a sense of adventure but also a sense of wonder. The American Southwest boasts … Continue reading

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