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Perseid meteors with a great planetary alignment!
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Mon, Aug 13 2012
Anthony Ayiomamitis images stars leaving the galaxy
A group of researchers led by Warren Brown of the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory in Cambridge, Massachusetts, has discovered a number of stars with high velocities that are being cast out of the Milky Way. Brown and his group discovered the first such star in 2005, and 20 more have followed. “These...
Fri, Mar 30 2012
The skies belong to everyone, part seven: Galaxies
In the past six parts of this miniseries , we’ve looked at all types of objects you can easily observe in the night sky — the Moon, planets, comets, stars, star clusters, and nebulae. In this final entry, we now turn to deep space, to galaxies far beyond our Milky Way. [caption image="...
Tue, May 10 2011
The skies belong to everyone, part six: Nebulae and star clusters
So you bought a telescope to look at everything the universe has to offer. You’ve explored the various craters and maria of the Moon plus the planets, comets, and stars. What should you look at next? [caption image="/cfs-filesystemfile.ashx/__key/CommunityServer.Blogs.Components.WeblogFiles...
Mon, May 9 2011
The skies belong to everyone, part five: Stars
So you bought a telescope to look at everything the universe has to offer. You’ve explored the various carters and maria of the Moon plus all the planets and comets. What should you look at next? [caption image="/cfs-filesystemfile.ashx/__key/CommunityServer.Blogs.Components.WeblogFiles/daves_2D00_universe...
Fri, May 6 2011
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