Tag Archives: Travis Rector

Fire In The Unicorn

Image Credit & Copyright: T.A. Rector (University of Alaska Anchorage) and N.S. van der Bliek (NOAO/AURA/NSF) Located roughly 2,700 light years away in the constellation Monoceros the Unicorn; is this beautiful region known as Monoceros R2 (Mon R2) with the … 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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GHOSTS THAT CARRY STARS

Image Credit & Copyright: T.A. Rector/University of Alaska Anchorage, H. Schweiker/WIYN and NOAO/AURA/NSF. 1200 light years distant in the constellation Cepheus is this vast 2 light year-long reflection nebula cataloged as vdB 141 or Sharpless 2-136 though it is well … Continue reading

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A NEWBORN SEES THE UNIVERSE

Image Credit & Copyright: Travis Rector/University of Alaska Anchorage, H. Schweiker/WIYN & NOAO/AURA/NSF Been a very busy week for me so my apologies on the slow rate of content but that being said this is still my 300th post of … Continue reading

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