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Epic Ceres Flyover
James Webb Space Telescope has a Dozen Mirrors
Europe planning for humans on the moon by 2030
Solar System 360 Degree Tour
Long Overdue - NASA receives a Budget Boost from Congress
New Horizons Finally Arrives at Pluto
Next Steps to the Moon
One Million SETI Credits
The Transit of Venus June 2012
Solar System Planets
Mars and Venus
The Amazing Aurora Borealis (Northern Lights)
New Rosette Attempt
Short Timelapse Sunset
New Attempt at Processing NGC2246 with PixInsight
A Cold Night
Another Attempt at M1 and NGC2246
Busy Timelapse Skies
Reprocessed Andromeda Galaxy
Its a Steep Learning Curve ~ M1 and NGC2246
Current Exoplanet Count
Known Planets Multi Planet Systems Candidate Planets
1,930 481 4,696

Currently Popular Astronomy Links

Rho Ophiuchi Cloud Complex
Jun 22nd: Only the Biggest Survive
June 21st: Dark Is The New Black
The Lagrange Points: an object placed in one of the five Lagrange Points (L1,L2,L3,L4 and L5) will remain there without moving at all. Many satellites are deployed in L1 and L2.
All Eyes on the Sky for the August 21 Total Solar Eclipse
Throwback of a Annular solar eclipse May-20-2012
Welcome To Mars - Real Picture From Mars Rover
Jun 20th: Is time travel possible?
Low-Mass Stars are Born in Pairs, Astronomers Claim | Astronomy | Sci-News.com
Made a compilation of all my best astrophotography (so far!)
Found this gem on my college's astronomy page
Really, Apple?
NASA Releases Kepler Survey Catalog, Hundreds of New Planet Candidates
Good news everyone!
Jun 19th: Things We’re Looking Forward To
Thought I'd share some of my best astro-images.
Smartphones are quite a ways behind modern DSLRs, but you can still get some surprisingly decent widefield shots with one.
Who ordered a detailed Mars map?
A photo of Jupiter currently around 500 million miles away. Taken on an Iphone camera through the lens of my Celestron travel scope 70. Not much, but I'm happy!
The Milky Way incl. Southern Constellations like Crux
To anyone who has access: How does this reconcile with the Grand Tack Hypothesis?

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Sky Trails
Another Attempt at Andromeda (M31)
The ExoPlanet Count is Likely to Reach Trillions
Tycho Crater
Moon Mosaic
The Andromeda Galaxy (M31)
The Pleiades (M45)
The Nebulas in Orion
Hints ot the Higgs
Earth HiRes Animation from Nasa
The World Would Be A Better Place If Everyone Watched This Video At Least Once!
Carl Sagan
The Journey Home. More stunning HD Footage from Nasa...
Amazing High Def Video of Jupiter
Sun Mosaic
November Sun
Full Funding Secured for James Webb Space Telescope!
Photographing Jupiter
Save The James Webb Space Telescope Petition
The Nature of Reality ~ Do We Live in Eight Dimensional Phase Space
Juno Launch Update
More Water Evidence Adds to Intrigue Surrounding Mars
Hubble Continues to Amaze with new Pluto Moon Discovery
Is the James Webb Space Telescope Worth It
JWST Program Status July 2011
Dawn Enters Vesta Orbit
Hail to the King ~ Juno, Jupiter and origins of the Solar System
Free NASA Android App
Happy Birthday Neptune
M51 Supernova SN2011dh
M51 And UFOs
NASA Human Space Flight Strategy
Last Flight of the Space Shuttle
Proposed Cancellation of JWST
A Universe Not Made For Us
The Moon
M31 The Andromeda Galaxy
Total Solar Eclipse, Hao Atoll, South Pacific
M42 The Great Nebula in Orion
Jupiter (IO, Ganymede, Europa, Callisto)
M51 The Whirlpool Galaxy
M13 The Great Globular Cluster in Hercules
Sir Patrick Moore
About Me

I am an amateur astronomer; I am interested in science, innovation, astronomy and general musing about philosophies of life, the universe and our place in it.

I love to look up and wonder, and this blog is mostly what results from that wondering.

I also enjoy Paragliding.

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