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Nepal: an IT response

As well as the straightforward humanitarian agencies involved in relief following the now twin earthquakes in Nepal, this morning’s inbox alerted me to another important effort. 356 more words

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The Whale Galaxy NGC 4631

Here is another galaxy I imaged last week. This is the first time I have seen this object.
The Whale and pup galaxies are located in the constellation Canes Venatici and are 25 million light years distant. 36 more words

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Ghost of Jupiter

Ghost of Jupiter , NGC 3242. Located in the constellation Hydra. It is really small in the eye piece. It is only 1,400 light years away!. 27 more words

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Sombrero Galaxy

Continuing on with my April Galaxy craze. The Sombrero Galaxy is a barred galaxy located in the constellation Virgo. I have noticed that many of the galaxies that we see, are about the same distance….give or take a few million light years. 45 more words

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Podcasting

This week I┬ábegan learning about podcasting in my Journalism 2.0 course. I was excited to learn about the topic because I often pass by the “ 645 more words

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Jupiter 2015

The sky was quite crappy last night. I could see stars,but the transparency was pretty bad. The stars were twinkling,which is a bad sign,and shouldn’t bother imaging. 45 more words

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Messier 101 (Pinwheel Galaxy)

I took this image about a week ago. The sky never ceases to amaze me. I have captured more galaxies in the last two weeks ,than I ever have since I bought my scope. 249 more words

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