Category Archives: Astronomy

Close to Heaven

The video: “Mercator: Close to Heaven” was developed by PhD student Péter Pápics  at the Observatorio del Roque de los Muchachos on La Palma in the Canary Islands. It’s quite a lovely video so hit the play and use full screen. Accompanied … Continue reading

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It’s a Dog-eat-Dog Universe and some Galaxies are wearing Milk Bone underwear

NASA, ESA and S. Farrell (University of Sydney, Australia, and University of Leicester, U.K.) The huge spiral galaxy in the image above is ESO 243-49. The circled bluish dot on it’s upper left edge, slightly off the central disk is … Continue reading

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Whew! A Close One!

ABOUT THAT ASTEROID…. The recent close bypass of Asteroid 2005 YU55 a few days ago made news – and not just science news!A radio graphic of the asteroid is to the left side of the picture. The right side contains … Continue reading

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