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AZURE Vapor Tracers over Norway

Sun, 14/04/2019 - 09:00

What's happening in the sky? What's happening in the sky?


A Scorpius Sky Spectacular

Sat, 13/04/2019 - 07:00

If Scorpius looked this good to the unaided eye, humans might remember it better.  If Scorpius looked this good to the unaided eye, humans might remember it better.


ISS from Wallasey

Fri, 12/04/2019 - 18:00

ISS from Wallasey ISS from Wallasey


Pan-STARRS Across the Sky

Thu, 11/04/2019 - 16:00

Pan-STARRS Across the Sky Pan-STARRS Across the Sky


Messier 2

Wed, 10/04/2019 - 14:00

Messier 2 Messier 2


Wisps Surrounding the Horsehead Nebula

Tue, 09/04/2019 - 12:00

The famous Horsehead Nebula in Orion is not alone.  The famous Horsehead Nebula in Orion is not alone.


Space Station Silhouette on the Moon

Mon, 08/04/2019 - 10:00

What's that unusual spot on the Moon? What's that unusual spot on the Moon?


Astronaut Kicks Lunar Field Goal

Sun, 07/04/2019 - 08:00

Score three points for NASA.  Score three points for NASA.


Markarian's Chain of Galaxies

Sat, 06/04/2019 - 06:00

Across the heart of the Across the heart of the


3D 67P

Fri, 05/04/2019 - 17:00

3D 67P 3D 67P


M104: The Sombrero Galaxy

Thu, 04/04/2019 - 15:00

The striking spiral galaxy The striking spiral galaxy


The Gaia Stars of M15

Wed, 03/04/2019 - 13:00

The Gaia Stars of M15 The Gaia Stars of M15


NGC 1333: Stellar Nursery in Perseus

Tue, 02/04/2019 - 11:00

NGC 1333 is seen in visible light as NGC 1333 is seen in visible light as


AE Aurigae and the Flaming Star Nebula

Mon, 01/04/2019 - 09:00

Is star AE Aurigae on fire?  No.  Is star AE Aurigae on fire? No.


Arp 194: Merging Galaxy Group

Sun, 31/03/2019 - 07:00

Why are stars forming in the bridge between these colliding galaxies? Why are stars forming in the bridge between these colliding galaxies?


Zooming in on Star Cluster Terzan 5

Sat, 30/03/2019 - 18:00

Zooming in on Star Cluster Terzan 5 Zooming in on Star Cluster Terzan 5


Four Towers and the Equinox Moon

Fri, 29/03/2019 - 16:00

The first The first


A Symphony in Northern Winter Skies

Thu, 28/03/2019 - 14:00

Despite the cold, Despite the cold,


Star Trails and the Equinox Sunrise

Wed, 27/03/2019 - 12:00

Star Trails and the Equinox Sunrise Star Trails and the Equinox Sunrise


Equinox on Planet Earth

Tue, 26/03/2019 - 10:00

Welcome to an Welcome to an