Tag Archives: Milky Way

Grasp the Night

Image credit & copyright: Jeff Berkes. If you want wide open horizons, the Southwest United States has you covered. Located in Utah’s 120 square mile Arches National Park is Delicate Arch. This most prominent feature is a 60 ft. (18 … 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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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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How Far Away is the Milky Way’s Farthest Star?

Images credit & copyright: Uniview by SCISS Data: SOHO (ESA & NASA), John Bochanski (Haverford College) and Jackie Faherty (American Museum of Natural History and Carnegie Institute’s Department of Terrestrial Magnetism). The Milky Way, our home star city is a … Continue reading

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Take a Look Around

Image credit & copyright: European Southern Observatory (ESO)/Surge Brunier (links below). With this post I’d like to address a question that’s been posed to me countless times by friends, family and those here on various social media pages. That question … Continue reading

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Eternal Reflections

Image credit & copyright: David Kingham. There are certain images that, upon first seeing them make you stop for a moment in admiration. This image captured by David Kingham at Oxbow Bend on the Snake River in Wyoming’s Grand Teton … Continue reading

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Milky Mouse

Image credit & copyright: Mark Gee. Looking almost like a bolt of lightning, the Milky Way seems to strike this lone African tree; showering the air with glowing embers in the form a few thousand stars on an otherwise blackened … Continue reading

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