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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
Sky Trails
Another Attempt at Andromeda (M31)
The ExoPlanet Count is Likely to Reach Trillions
Venus
Tycho Crater
Moon Mosaic
The Andromeda Galaxy (M31)
The Pleiades (M45)
Current Exoplanet Count
  • Candidates
  • Confirmed
  • Total
  • 2,321

  • 691

  • 3,012

Currently Popular Astronomy Links

The Two Largest Pieces of the Universe (Infograph)
My first Milky Way attempt.
the (green) bubble nebula
"The Great Rift" from Raglan, New Zealand
Space Without The Space - The Solar System's Solid Surfaces Stitched Together (excluding dust and small rocks)-infographic
Comet Jacques crossing a very interesting area of the sky tonight, nice opportunity for photographers
First LOFAR observations of the “Whirlpool Galaxy”: Using a radio telescope with frequencies just above those of commercial FM radio stations, a European team of astronomers has obtained the most sensitive image of a galaxy below 1 GHz.
Northern Lights above Dawson, Yukon Territory (Aug 19, 2014) - Imgur
This interactive Moon map generated by the lunar reconnaissance orbiter is truly amazing.
Current Spacecrafts: Who’s Visiting Who?
A year of astrophotography - M31
Arkansas skies amaze me, sometimes. Canon T5 camera, 50mm 1.8 lens.
Top 7 Android Apps for Astronomy Enthusiasts
Hi-res moon mosaic from August 12th. Built from 50 pictures.
Venus and Jupiter Conjunction this morning.
Got kinda drunk on a camping trip this weekend, sat my camera on a table, and managed to get this pic..
Astrophotos: 2014 Perseid Meteor Shower
Low-cost Near Space Without HAM Radios or Cellphones
Last "Blood" Moon.
Home for the night
Light pulses illuminate a rare black hole: a team of astronomers has accurately measured — and thus confirmed the existence of — a black hole about 400 times the mass of our sun in a galaxy 12 million light years from Earth.


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Older Posts

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
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.

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