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A marathon night of astronomical insights

Dear Sarang,
When you invited me to participate in the Messier Marathon Mania, I did not understand why. I am not into marathons, messy or clean, and neither of us is maniacal. 219 more words

Musings

Black Hole Accreting with Jet - Astronomy Image of the day

What happens when a black hole devours a star? Many details remain unknown, but recent observations are providing new clues. In 2014, a powerful explosion was recorded by the ground-based robotic telescopes of the All Sky Automated Survey for SuperNovae (ASAS-SN) project, and followed up by instruments including NASA’s Earth-orbiting Swift satellite. 91 more words

Photo

Each Egg a Universe Unto Itself

Image Credit & Copyright: Allison Murray.

If you’re like me, you enjoy finding new and exciting ways to have fun and open your kids minds to new things so what a great idea for those of us who are space nuts and also love painting up Easter eggs.  83 more words

Space

The Flashy NGC 3370

Image credit & copyright: NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope.

Located about 98 million light years away in the constellation Leo (The Lion) is this beautiful Grand Design Spiral Galaxy cataloged as NGC 3370 and it’s shown here in amazing HD thanks to the great orbiting legend in the sky; the Hubble Space Telescope. 314 more words

Images

A BasketBall-Player-Sized Asteroid

The title of the Article is, “A Basketball-Player-Sized Asteroid, By Camille M. Carlisle.” The date when the article posted December 5, 2016. The source is,“Sky & Telescope: The Essential Guide to Astronomy.” The other scientists who’re involved in this are Vishnu Reddy and his colleagues from the University of Arizona. 241 more words

Tuesday 28/03/2017.

Tuesday the 28th March, 2017.

The Moon in Aires oppose Jupiter in Libra.

The New Moon is in Aires.

The Sun and the Moon are both in hotheaded Aries today, which make challenging contact with each other over the next 24 hours. 206 more words

Life