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Meteor in the Milky Way

Earth’s April showers this year included the Lyrid Meteor Shower, observed for more than 2,000 years when the planet makes its annual passage through the dust stream of long-period Comet Thatcher. 128 more words

Photo Of The Day

Planispheres and space stations

I know I have mentioned a planisphere before but not really explained what it was. I eventually bought one but weather being as it has not really done a lot with it over the past couple of months. 318 more words

Star Gazing

New on 500px : Infinity Bridge by glenmurray

** Best viewed on black **

Taken at Natural Bridges National Monument in Utah. Light painted from off camera to the left to light up the bridge and processed in Lightroom in Photoshop. 14 more words

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Astronomy Picture of the Day - Meteor in the Milky Way

Astronomy Picture of the Day

Discover the cosmos! Each day a different image or photograph of our fascinating universe is featured, along with a brief explanation written by a professional astronomer. 163 more words

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4/20 Make a Wish

On 4/20/15 close to 10 pm Central time I was lying in bed. Somewhere between my cell phone and the tv, I noticed the moon was shining in my window as if to say goodnight. 226 more words

The Moon, Venus, a Bunny and a mind blown...

Wednesday evening was a challenging one for personal reasons. I decided to close the lid on it, turn the page the next day. I laid down on my bed and sunk my head into a friend’s book. 506 more words

watching Lyra's children

flecks scattering light
fall swiftly through the night sky
like dreams gone awry

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