Tag Archives: Space

Messier 104, Sombrero Galaxy

Image credit & copyright: NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope. The Sombrero Galaxy or M-104 is located about 28 million light years away in the constellation of Virgo. In this Hubble Space Telescope, 6 photo mosaic, we view this spiral galaxy edge-on … Continue reading

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Orionids Meteor Shower Looks Good This Weekend

Image Credit & Copyright: Brad Goldpaint of the Perseid meteor shower (check below for Brad’s links). Basics: Friday, October 20 to Sunday, October 22, 2017 the annual Orionids meteor shower will be at its peak.  As with all meteor showers … Continue reading

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Bull Headed

Image credit & copyright: Jerry Lodriguss. In Greek mythology the Hyades were the five daughters of the titan, Atlas and Aethra and are the half-sisters of the Pleiades who are in turn, the daughters of Pleione and Atlas. In our … Continue reading

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SpaceX Iridium 3 Mission to Launch from Vandenberg This Week

Images credit & copyright: SpaceX & Iridium Corp. LAUNCH ALERT!: Monday, October 9, 2017 at 05:37 PDT (08:37 EDT & 12:37 UTC), a SpaceX Falcon 9 (B1041.1)will rise from Vandenberg Air Force Base, Space Launch Complex-4E (SLC-4E) carrying 10 Iridium … Continue reading

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Soyuz to Launch Russian Glonass M (752) Navigation Satellite

Images credit & copyright: Roscosmos. Unsure of life streaming availability. Launch Alert! Thursday, September 21, 2017 at 20:02 EDT (00:02 UTC on the 22nd) a Russian Soyuz 2.1b rocket will deliver a Russian government Glonass M (52) navigation satellite built by … Continue reading

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India’s PSLV-C39 Mission/IRNSS 1H

Image credit & copyright: India Space Research Organization (ISRO). Live streaming links and information at the bottom of the post. LAUNCH ALERT! Thursday, August 31, 2017 at 09:29 EDT (13:29 UTC), the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) will be launching a … Continue reading

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Path

Image credit & copyright: Tyler Sichelski. I hope everyone is having a great week and if you plan on viewing Monday’s solar eclipse I wish you clear skies! Let’s end the week with this great image by Tyler Sichelski of … Continue reading

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