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KMS ver. 1.2.292 - Lunar New Year!

Okay so actually there was a test server patch earlier this week but I completely ignored it because it was entirely just events and now that patch has come to the official servers. 2,324 more words

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Congratulations, Anna!

Warm congratulations to my Penn colleague Anna Weesner on winning the Virgil Thomson Award in Vocal Music from the American Academy of Arts and Letters. Press release… 29 more words

ISS Status Update: Cargo Craft Coming and Going

The ISS is going into another busy period with upcoming cargo ship movements.  First off, the latest Cygnus spacecraft, SS Gene Cernan, was unberthed and released to fly on its own.   100 more words

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The Wall

I first had a peek of the North America Nebula shortly after I started my then nascent astronomy hobby in August 2014.  With a Skywatcher 150PL Newtonian reflector and DSLR camera, I just managed to… 595 more words

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Antares rocket sends cargo ship into orbit

Orbital ATK’s Antares rocket today sent a Cygnus cargo spacecraft on the first step of its journey to the International Space Station with 7,400 pounds of supplies and experiments, including a nanosatellite that its backers say will become the first “space nation.” 66 more words

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Cygnus Granite - Perfect, anywhere!

Cygnus is a Brazilian Granite and due to its consistent pattern, it’s usually mistaken by a Quartzite of even a Quartz. Considered easy to cut while fabricating, this solid piece of nature fits basically in every project, such as kitchen countertops, bathrooms, bar tops and floors. 19 more words

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Eastern Promise

Eastern Veil Nebula NGC 6992 & NGC 6995 in SHO narrowband*

The East traditionally evokes connotations of the exotic and a promise of excitement.  This year the late Summer delivered plenty such opportunity for astrophotography combined with long, warm and clear nights, making for a productive and very enjoyable time.   500 more words

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