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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


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

Import Granite From Brazil

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


KMS ver. 1.2.285 - Maple Film Festival!

A new patch has been released, mainly containing events, including the new Maple Film Festival! Game-wise, there’s a few new achievements, some QoL changes, and a new MapleStory icon. 4,638 more words


Pelican Brief

Located 3o west of the star Deneb in the Cygnus constellation, the North America Nebula is an emission nebula spanning some 50 light-years across, which contains numerous areas of astronomical interest that form some excellent imaging targets.  502 more words

Deep Sky Objects

KMST 1.2.057 - Tiny Changes

A new test server patch has been released. Honestly, the biggest and most jarring change is the image above, which is the new MapleStory icon! RIP to the original icon. 1,995 more words


New Broom

Converting from a DSLR to the ZWO1600MM-Cool camera feels in part like I’m starting out all over again and is exciting.  I’m getting used to the new field-of-view and its implications for framing, which is complicated further by using separate mono filters that can often make it difficult to identify on screen the chosen imaging target.   1,267 more words