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Now is the Time to Observe Saturn

Image credit: NASA/JPL Cassini Spacecraft. If you’re a fan of the night sky, you’ve been noticing the trio of Jupiter, Saturn and Mars rising one at a time in the East as it’s been quite a treat for the past … Continue reading

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Goodbye Cassini, Thank You

Images credit & copyright: NASA/JPL. Many more images and links below. On October 15, 1997 a Titan IV (401)B lifted off from Cape Canaveral’s SLC-40 carrying what would become one of the most successful space probes in our history; Cassini. … Continue reading

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Now is the Time to Observe Saturn

Image credit & copyright: NASA/JPL Cassini Spacecraft. If you’re a fan of the night sky, you’ve been noticing the Saturn, Mars and Antares Trio as it’s been quite a treat for the past few months.  If you haven’t seen this … Continue reading

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Night Life

Image credit & copyright: Manish Mamtani. As if you needed another reason to visit Utah, here’s an amazing image from Manish Mamtani of a friend, Sanket Kolhe reflecting on the Milky Way galaxy which itself is reflecting on the legendary … Continue reading

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Cassini; 10 Plus Years and Still Delivering

Images Credit & Copyright: NASA JPL Cassini Imaging Team. We’ve seen it before so we shouldn’t be surprised but this past week the folks at NASA’s Cassini Imaging Team delivered three gems in a row of the moons of Saturn … Continue reading

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Now Is the Time to Observe Saturn

Image Credit & Copyright: NASA Voyager 2. Saturn fans rejoice; well now through mid-June will be the best time to observe the Ringed Planet until June, 2016. Though not a naked eye event, even small telescopes will reveal the brilliant … Continue reading

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ALMA in Zodiacal Light

Image Credit & Copyright: ESO/B. Tafreshi. What a stunning quality image by the European Southern Observatory (ESO) photographer, Babak Tafreshi. Six of the sixty-six massive radio antennas that make up the Atacama Large Millimeter/Sub-millimeter Array or “ALMA” radio observatory can … Continue reading

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