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Super Moon

Shot through the car window at 65 mph.  Just took a chance at Shutter speed 60, F22 Auto ISO, 300mm.  Pretty happy with how it turned out!

The 5 Most Astonishing Photos of Hubble Ever!

I recently visited a beautiful site with a Top 100 of the most amazing photos taken by Space Telescope Hubble, and I simply could not waste the opportunity to share that! 120 more words


From Discovery: "Black Holes Slug it Out in Quasar Deathmatch"

Discovery News

Aug 28, 2015
Ian O’Neill

This artistic illustration is of a binary black hole found in the center of the nearest quasar host galaxy to Earth, Markarian 231 NASA, ESA, and G. 1,255 more words

Basic Research


For this year (2015), Neptune is closest to Earth on August 31’st. It reaches opposition to us by September 1st. And keep in mind that being close is a long way away! 31 more words


Telecon: 50 Years of Exoplanets: The View from 2045

On July 11, 2015, we had an exclusive member’s only opportunity to listen to a presentation by Dr. Charles Beichman, the Executive Director of the NASA Exoplanet Science institute. 22 more words


From Hubble: "A galactic maelstrom"


Credit:NASA/ESA Hubble and the LEGUS Team
Acknowledgement: R. GendlerHubble Space Telescope


This new NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope shows Messier 96, a spiral galaxy just over 35 million light-years away in the constellation of Leo (The Lion). 227 more words

Basic Research