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Correcting for the Cataracts of the Night Sky

Have you ever walked under the vault of a star-filled sky and felt your breath taken away in wonder? Seen the river of the Milky Way flow across the pasture of your night field and wondered at its course and speed – at where it had been and where it was going? 703 more words


All Along the Watchtower

The Eagle Nebula is 7,000 light-years from Earth in the constellation Serpens. This particular column of gas and dust is an enormous 91.7 trillion kilometres long. 36 more words