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On January 15, 2016, NASA published a picture of the Andromeda Galaxy; The Earth closest galaxy. 52 more words


M31 and M42, Popular DSO's

The Great Orion Nebula, M42

Andromeda Galaxy, M31

Stargazing in a long and dark December

During one of the last days of 2016, I took advantage of a beautiful clear night and headed out to Goonhilly Downs on the Lizard Peninsula, Cornwall for a spot of stargazing. 977 more words


Galactic Exhibition

Just a quick note to let you all know that in April I’m having a solo art exhibition, featuring my Galactic/Cosmic paintings on shaped canvases, at the West Australian Gravity/Cosmos Centre, Military Road, GinGin, at the Observatory amongst the telescopes.   88 more words


How Vera Rubin overcame sexism and invented a whole field of scientific study

Even if you never heard of Vera Rubin before her death on Christmas Day, you almost certainly heard of dark matter. Rubin was the astronomer who found it, and invented an entire field of study in the process. 890 more words