Tag Archives: Science

Seeds of Things to Come

Image credit & copyright: Don Goldman. Roughly 800 light years away in the southern constellation Vela (Sails) is the Vela Supernova Remnant, of which this is a small portion of. Once part of a massive star, (a star with at … Continue reading

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Humbled

Image credit & copyright: Shane Michael Black. Happy Saturday everyone! Let’s start the weekend with this brilliant image by Shane Michael Black.  In this image the Milky Way stands tall beyond the faint green airglow blanket and the admirer in … Continue reading

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Mount St. Helens by Night

Image credit & copyright: James Mead. On May 18, 1980, Washington State’s Mount St. Helens could hold back the pressure of the Earth no more.  In the end, the summit had been reduced by roughly 1,300 ft. and the famous … Continue reading

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The Wonder of Yellowstone

Image credit & copyright: David Lane. I hope you’ve all had a great New Year and with the holidays behind us, let’s get back to work. My first post of 2017 is really a special image.  This great shot by … Continue reading

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The God of War and God of the Sea to Hold Court

Images credit & copyright: NASA. If you have clear skies and a pair of large binoculars on December 31, 2016 you get to end the year with one of the more beautiful occurrences in the night sky; a planetary conjunction. … Continue reading

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December 2016 Geminid Meteor Shower Forecast

Image credit & copyright: Jeff Berkes. Tuesday, December 13, until dawn on Wednesday, December 14, this year’s annual Geminids meteor shower will be at their peak.  As with all meteor showers there’s an estimated viewing window aka; “active dates” which in … Continue reading

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Ghost of Phoenix

Image Credit & Copyright: T.A. Rector/University of Alaska Anchorage, H. Schweiker/WIYN and NOAO/AURA/NSF. CLICK the photo to view full size and see below for info and links. Alright all, this will more than likely be my final Halloween post so … Continue reading

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