Tag Archives: LMC

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

Image | Posted on by | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Image | Posted on by | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Image | Posted on by | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

ALMA on Watch

Image Credit & Copyright: European Southern Observatory (ESO) Babek Tafreshi. I can’t get enough of these ALMA images.  Behind the closest antenna, the Milky Way galaxy rises vertically overhead and off in the distance like two snowballs on a glass … Continue reading

Image | Posted on by | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Image | Posted on by | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Stars Everywhere

Image Credit & Copyright: Alex Tudorica Dark skies, calm waters and a keen eye set the stage for this incredible image from Alex Tudorica.  In Northern Chile’s Atacama Desert, (yes the same desert that houses some of the world’s most … Continue reading

Image | Posted on by | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

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

Image | Posted on by | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment