Tag Archives: SMC

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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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ATACAMA SKY FROM THE VLT…….

ATACAMA SKY FROM THE VLT……. Photo Credit: Yuri Beletsky. CLICK the photo to view full size and look below for all related links. ESO photographer Yuri Beletsky has one of the greatest jobs in the world in my opinion. Here … Continue reading

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PHOTOPIC SKY SURVEY = MILKY WAY PERFECTION!

PHOTOPIC SKY SURVEY = MILKY WAY PERFECTION! Survey By: Nick Risinger: Here’s the actual complete interactive version and it will blow your mind. Give it a shot, zoom in, move around the galaxy and explore! http://media.skysurvey.org/interactive360/index.html This is without question … Continue reading

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