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The Lights of Arctic Henge

Image credit & copyright: Stephane Vetter. Locked away in one of the most remote locations in Iceland, stands the ancient structures of Arctic Henge. The mysterious…..ok, ok no need to yell. So it’s construction began in 1996, it’s still an … Continue reading

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SpaceX to Launch Telstar 19 VANTAGE (19V)

Images credit & copyright: SpaceX and NASA. Presskit usually comes out a day before launch. LAUNCH ALERT! Sunday, July 22, 2018 at 01:50 EDT (05:50 UTC and 22:50 PDT on the 21st) a SpaceX Falcon 9 Block 5 (core 1047.1) … Continue reading

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Mount Shasta Milky Way

Image credit & copyright: Jeremy Johnson. No, Northern California’s looming Mount Shasta hasn’t realized its true potential yet but the Milky Way galaxy sure does substitute as a safe and beautiful plume in this image captured perfectly by Jeremy Johnson. … Continue reading

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Now is the Time to Observe Mars!

Image credit & copyright: NASA/JPL/USGS of Mars’s Schiaparelli Crater (front & center) by the Viking 1 Orbiter. If you’re a fan of the night sky, you’ve been noticing the trio of Jupiter, Saturn and Mars rising one at a time … Continue reading

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Soyuz Progress 70P (Progress MS-09) ISS Resupply

Images credit & copyright: Roscosmos. Launch Alert! Monday, July 09, 2018 at 17:51 EDT (21:51 UTC) a Russian Soyuz 2.1a rocket will deliver a Progress MS cargo ship designated “Progress MS-09” (cataloged as 70P or Progress 70 by NASA) to … Continue reading

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The Speedy Barnard’s Star

Image credit & copyright: Daniel LaShomb. Here’s an interesting star that doesn’t look like much but it’s not what it looks like, it’s what it does.  I captured this image last week and not only is this not the first … Continue reading

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Albireo the Beautiful Summer Double

Image credit & copyright: Daniel LaShomb. Here’s the beautiful Beta Cygni or as it’s famously known, Albireo that I captured last week. This incredible summer double star resides about 430 light years away in the constellation Cygnus the swan. The … Continue reading

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