Tag Archives: Large Magellanic Cloud

Gems in the LMC

Image Credit & Copyright: NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope. Back in March of 2006 Hubble aimed its 8 ft. (2.4m) eye at the Southern Hemisphere’s greatest night sky prize, the Large Magellanic Cloud (LMC); specifically at this beautiful star forming region … Continue reading

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New Zealand By Night

Image Credit & Copyright: David Kingham. When camping is on the agenda, apparently we should try New Zealand because this image is simply breathtaking. The Milky Way galaxy, launches up over the mountains on the distant horizon while the Aurora … Continue reading

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Ghost Ship

Image Credit & Copyright: Mark Gee. If you haven’t given Mark Gee’s website a look you should put it on your to-do list for sure. Here’s just one example that I just love. In this image we see an abandoned … Continue reading

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Reflections of My Birthday Travels: 2015 Edition

Image Credit & Copyright: ISS Commander Terry Virts of the Large & Small Magellanic Clouds (LMC & SMC); the two major satellite galaxies of our Milky Way. Born on May 3, 1977 (Year of Voyager and the Space Shuttle) I’ve … Continue reading

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THE UNIVERSE COMES TO LIFE

Image Credit & Copyright: Petr Horalek. I find this image from Petr Horalek simply astounding and even a little painful. If our eyes could collect photons into a long exposure before sending them off to the brain, it’s very likely … Continue reading

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REFLECTING IN THE EARLY HOURS

Image Credit & Copyright: Mark Gee. Look below for Mark’s links! To those of you out there breaking into the hobby of night sky shooting there are things you must always remember. Things like; shoot manual, shoot raw, tripod, use … Continue reading

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GALACTIC DANCE

Image Credit & Copyright: Jay Daley This has quickly become one of my favorite night sky images of all time. What an incredible blend of adventure, natural wonders and intense beauty all wrapped up in one image frame. The unmistakable … Continue reading

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