Tag Archives: celestial objects

Recent Coolness from Astronomy Picture Of The Day

This roll cloud (while not a astronomical item) is striking. For more about it, visit Astronomy Picture Of the Day here. And no post about APOD would be complete without an image of a galaxy. Here is an image of … Continue reading

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NASA’s searchable image website

NASA has a website where you can search for images and video – Neil Armstrong, auroras on Jupiter, ET versus the Alien, etc. A great place to browse if you like that sort of thing. Here’s an image NASA made … Continue reading

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Cassini Shots of Enceladus During Equinox

Here are some raw, uncalibrated images of Cassini’s latest Enceladus flyby – taken today and sent back home to us. Seriously cool.

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I was a galaxy cluster before you were a star…

The Chandra x-ray observatory has found a galaxy cluster 10.2 billion light year old, at the limit of when galaxy clusters were thought to form. The cluster is in Cetus. Have a look.

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If You Like Astronomy…

It’s a couple of years old, but I just ran across the Galaxy Zoo project. It asks volunteers to look through images of galaxies and classify them. Having galaxies classified (elliptical, spiral, etc) by multiple people gives a more reliable … Continue reading

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Check This Out

A beautiful map of all our space missions inside the solar system. From National Geographic. Different sizes of this image can be found here.

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Mysterious Luna

The moon obscured by an eruption from Old Faithful. From Astronomy Picture of the Day.

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