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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

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Alnitak, Alnilam, Mintaka
Different elements and their formation
Oumuamua: Listening To An Interstellar Interloper - SETI astronomers using the Allen Array and Green Bank Telescope are listening for radio signals from Oumuamua
The first discovered interstellar asteroid is a quarter-mile long red beast
Nov 22nd: Pranvera Hyseni, Astronomy Public Outreach Enthusiast & Founder of Astronomy Outreach of Kosovo
Cassini's Farewell photo of Saturn
Streams of space dust may transport life between planets in our Solar System.
Nov 21st: Do we live in a hologram?
Jupiter in infrared
Sorry for the picture quality, but does anyone know what this bright streak in the sky is? Taken in Baton Rouge, LA.
Arecibo Observatory just got a new lease on life.
Supermassive black holes in the early universe depended on supersonic gas streams generated by the Big Bang.
ESO Observations Show First Interstellar Asteroid is Like Nothing Seen Before
Was lucky enough to catch this weekend's meteor shower from Yosemite National Park.
Nov 20th: The Origins of Zero (0)
Nov 19th: Ballooning To Space & That’s Close
Jupiter at 4467 km by Juno (Processed image)
Mercury's North Polar Region -: This view shows Mercury's north polar region, colored by the maximum biannual surface temperature, which ranges from hotter temperatures in red to lower temperatures in purple.
Rivers in the sky. A look at the past 5 days of water vapor moving through the North American atmosphere.
Galaxies Are Dying. But What's Killing Them?
Iridium satellites to be phased out by 2018. As a result, this will bring an end to Iridium flares.

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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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