Tag Archives: Interstellar

The Busy Antlia Dwarf Galaxy

Image Credit & Copyright: NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope. What a view we have here! This visually busy region of sky is known as the Antlia Dwarf Galaxy (ADG) and it’s over 4 million light years away in either the Antlia … Continue reading

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There’s a Ghost in the Queen’s Hair

Image Credit & Copyright: NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope. With Hubble’s 25th anniversary this week I want to take a few posts and dedicate them to the single most profound scientific instrument ever devised by human hands thus far. Everyone knows … Continue reading

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Happy 25th Birthday Hubble!

Images Credit & Copyright: NASA. On April 24, 1990 at 08:33, STS-031 Discovery (OV-103) and crew lifted off from Launch Complex 39B (LC-39B) at Kennedy Space Center, Florida carrying what would become the single most important scientific instrument ever created … Continue reading

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Picacho Peak Panorama

Image Credit & Copyright: Sean Parker. Here’s another amazing image from Sean Parker, this time it’s a 12 image mosaic panorama of the Milky Way galaxy reaching across the Arizona sky. The scene is Picacho Peak, about 40 miles north … Continue reading

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Ariane 5 Takes to the French Guiana Skies April 24

Image Credit & Copyright: Arianespace launch of Ariane5 VA-221.  Live streaming links below. LAUNCH ALERT: Friday, April 24 at 19:38 UTC (15:38 EDT) Arianespace will be launching the massive and beautiful Ariane 5 ECA Rocket (designated Flight VA222) with a … Continue reading

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Watch SpaceX’s Falcon 9 in 2160P (4K)

Video Credit & Copyright: SpaceX. Here’s a quick post of a short 2 minute video SpaceX released this week of a variety of Falcon 9 launches that were all recorded in 4K or 2160P if your computer can handle it……enjoy! … Continue reading

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V838 and the Illusion of Light Within

Image Credit & Copyright: The collage was made by me using NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope images.  Non-annotated version below. It was January 2, 2002: A new light appears in the constellation Monoceros that until this moment hadn’t even been known … Continue reading

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