Tag Archives: Space

Magic Mapourika

Image credit & copyright: Mikey MacKinven (Mikey Mack). Happy Friday everyone! Let’s get our weekend off to a dazzling start with this image from Mikey MacKinven of the beautiful Aurora Australis (Southern Lights) over Lake Mapourika along the West Coast … Continue reading

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Galaxy on Edge

Image credit & copyright: NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope. Here’s a beautiful edge-on view of a spiral galaxy cataloged at NGC 5866. Located 45 million light years away in the constellation Draco, this galaxy presents us with a wonderful opportunity to … Continue reading

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SpaceX to Break Their Annual Launch Record With Intelsat 35e

Images credit & copyright: SpaceX. LAUNCH ALERT: Wednesday, July 5, 2017 at 19:35 EDT (23:35 UTC), a SpaceX Falcon 9 (B1037.1) will rise from Kennedy Space Center’s legendary Launch Complex 39A (LC-39A) to deliver the Intelsat 35e communication satellite into … Continue reading

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Arianespace Ariane 5 Dual Payload Launch

Image credit & copyright: ESA/Arianespace. LAUNCH ALERT: Wednesday, June 28, 2017 at 20:59 UTC (16:59 EDT) Arianespace will launch their massive heavy lift, Ariane 5 ECA rocket, designated VA238. This mission will deliver a dual payload of Inmarsat S-band/Hellas-Sat 3 … Continue reading

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Dreamland

Images credit & copyright: Daniel LaShomb. Earlier this week I took a drive to Sugar Hill, New Hampshire to see how the lupines were looking and wasn’t disappointed as they appeared to be in full bloom. These images that I … Continue reading

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V838 Monocerotis Evolved

Image credit & copyright: I created these collages using NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope images.  Non-annotated version below. It was January 2, 2002: A new light appears in the constellation Monoceros that until this moment hadn’t even been known to exist.  … Continue reading

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Blue Hued NGC 1309

Image credit & copyright: NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope, the Hubble Legacy Archive & processed by the great night sky imager Martin Pugh. Located nearly 100 million light years away in the constellation Eridanus is the wonderful spiral galaxy NGC1309.  At about … Continue reading

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