Tag Archives: Star

Star Birth in the Bull

Image credit & copyright: Adam Block/Mt. Lemmon Sky Center. Roughly 500 light years away in the northern constellation Taurus “The Bull” is this incredible reflection nebula cataloged as Sharpless 2-239, which itself is imbedded in the Taurus Molecular Cloud. What … Continue reading

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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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The Water Fall Nebula (Zoom)

The universe is an intriguing and mysterious place and every new bit of information comes with many more questions attached to it. I, like so many others believe this is one of the greatest aspects to learning.  The more that … Continue reading

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Light, Camera, Can’t See the Action

Image credit & copyright: NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope. To an astronomer, nothing is more annoying that light pollution or that neighbor that just won’t turn his floodlights off at night. Well here we have a different iteration of that same … Continue reading

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Spiral in the Dark

Image Credit & Copyright: NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope & R. Sahai. Hubble shows us that you should always be on your best behavior because someone’s always watching. When it peered into the cosmos and swung its space eye over to … Continue reading

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Alan Friedman; Solar Master

Images Credit & Copyright: Alan Friedman. Solar astronomy and astrophotography is, like all photography I suppose, a science and an art. It’s an ever evolving collage of imagination and ideas that you want to come to life through experience and … Continue reading

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Late Summer’s Double Diamonds

Images Credit & Copyright: Me. What do you do when the Moon is near full and you don’t want to observe it? Look at some star systems. It’s true that even star observing benefits from dark skies but you can … Continue reading

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