Tag Archives: Orion

Happy 60th Birthday NASA!

Images credit: NASA. The National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics (NACA) began its life on March 3, 1915. Its logo; a circular seal depicting the Wright Brothers fist flight at Kitty Hawk, North Carolina. Eventually that evolved into the familiar yellow … Continue reading

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Orion’s Forgotten Gem

Image credit & copyright: NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope. Brace yourselves, winter is coming; and we all know what that means. That’s right, long dark nights and new opportunities to aim our telescopes at some of the greatest features in the … Continue reading

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The Water Fall Nebula (Zoom)

The universe is an intriguing and mysterious place and every new bit of information comes with many more questions attached to it. I, like so many others believe this is one of the greatest aspects to learning.  The more that … Continue reading

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Frozen Skies

Image Credit & Copyright: Me.  Feel free to use at will with proper credit. Sometimes it’s not the destination or the achievement, but it’s often the experience of the journey that serves to make a moment memorable to someone. Here’s … Continue reading

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The City Dweller’s Discovery

Image Credit & Copyright: Kat Dierickx. “Astronomy compels the soul to look upwards and leads us to from one world to another.” – Plato This beautiful image by Kat Dierickx has a lot of power with it and within in … 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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TRUE VIEW ORION

Image Credit & Copyright: Chris Georgia. Here’s a beautiful example of what long exposure photography can bring to life; 32 exposures at 218 seconds, 50mm, ISO 2000 and f2.8 to be exact. Most of you may recognize that you’re looking … Continue reading

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