ASTRONOMY PICTURE OF THE DAYâ„¢

Rod
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We see great photos supplied

We see great photos supplied to us from some great technology.
but what impresses me is the amateur who sketches astronomical features even when its 20 below..

Astronomy Sketch of the Day

There are some who can live without wild things and some who cannot. - Aldo Leopold

Rod
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Phoenix

Phoenix landing

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I don't know how long this photo is going to last

There are some who can live without wild things and some who cannot. - Aldo Leopold

Mike Hewson
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RE: Phoenix landing Wow!

Message 12559 in response to message 12558

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Phoenix landing
Wow! :-)

The related images are good, too. I like the polygonal ground tessellations - that's a freeze/thaw thingy. High hopes for H2O .....

Cheers, Mike.

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First-ever images taken of

First-ever images taken of extrasolar planets

One of the planets is in orbit around Formalhaut, a star bright enough to be seen without a telescope. Wow! :)

Rod
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Not a picture but some news

Not a picture but some news about a new addition... New Planet

I am amazed at the technique they used to discover this guy.. What also amazed me, is that the only link I could find on this discovery is Fox News:-)

There are some who can live without wild things and some who cannot. - Aldo Leopold

tullio
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RE: Not a picture but some

Message 12562 in response to message 12561

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Not a picture but some news about a new addition... New Planet

I am amazed at the technique they used to discover this guy.. What also amazed me, is that the only link I could find on this discovery is Fox News:-)


Try New Scientist:
exoplanet
Tullio

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Herschel and Planck about to

Herschel and Planck about to launch:
Herschel
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Misfit
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Atlantis and Hubble solar

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Chandra X-Ray Observatory

Chandra X-Ray Observatory

Stephan's Quintet

 

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From Earth to the Universe

From Earth to the Universe

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