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The Transit of Venus June 2012
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The Amazing Aurora Borealis (Northern Lights)
New Rosette Attempt
Short Timelapse Sunset
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A Cold Night
Another Attempt at M1 and NGC2246
Busy Timelapse Skies
Reprocessed Andromeda Galaxy
Its a Steep Learning Curve ~ M1 and NGC2246
Sky Trails
Another Attempt at Andromeda (M31)
The ExoPlanet Count is Likely to Reach Trillions
Venus
Tycho Crater
Moon Mosaic
The Andromeda Galaxy (M31)
Current Exoplanet Count
  • Candidates
  • Confirmed
  • Total
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Venus and the Pleiades and the Menorah. Happy Hannuka!
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Astrophotographie en Gaspésie
What is this?
“Tsunami wave” still flies through interstellar space
The Hot Blue Stars of Messier 47
Watching the Geminid Meteor Shower in the freezing weather
Data from Rosetta spacecraft yields secrets about comet’s water
Ho-ho-ho! Comet Lovejoy Q2 brings Christmas joy
I have the best work study job. The 32-inch, f6 telescope I get to work with.
How To Detect an Exoplanet with a DSLR
One photograph, two processing methods.
Cone Nebula and Christmas Tree Cluster
Our Solar System's Planets: Mars - In 4K Resolution
A picture I took of the aurora borealis and a Geminid meteor streaking across the pre-dawn sky above northern Canada.
The Potsdam Gravity Potato illustrates the variations in gravity across Earth's surface
Stellar Evolution: life of star
Photos of the comet 67P/Churyumov–Gerasimenko by the Rosetta... | design by 2
Its not much, but this was taken with my Samsung Galaxy S4 through the eyepiece of my telescope. It's of Jupiter and its 4 Galilean moons :) definitely the most exciting thing I've taken on my phone (you have to zoom in a lot)
Seriously... STOP buying astro-equipment around Chicago - you're making it cloudy almost non-stop, and I have proof now!
Is there any way to know which moons of Jupiter these are?


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The Pleiades (M45)
The Nebulas in Orion
Hints ot the Higgs
Earth HiRes Animation from Nasa
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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
Saturn
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
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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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