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IT’S NOT JUST IN YOUR MIND!

Milky Way

Planetary dawn spectacular

[CLICK ON IMAGE FOR HIGH RESOLUTION, Yuri Beletsky (Carnegie Las Campanas Observatory, TWAN)]

eclipticPlanet Earth’s horizon stretches across this recent Solar System group portrait, seen from the southern hemisphere’s Las Campanas Observatory.

Taken before dawn it traces the ecliptic with… Continue reading

Fireball over the Swiss Alps

[CLICK ON IMAGE FOR HIGH RESOLUTION, Ivo Scheggia]

A few days ago, a bright fireball was photographed from the Alps mountain range in Switzerland as it blazed across the sky.

FireballThe fireball, likely from the Taurids meteor shower, was notable… Continue reading

Spectacular M83

[CLICK ON IMAGE FOR HIGH RESOLUTION, Subaru Telescope (NAOJ), Hubble Space Telescope]

M83Big, bright, and beautiful, spiral galaxy M83 lies a mere twelve million light-years away, near the southeastern tip of the very long constellation Hydra. Prominent spiral arms traced… Continue reading




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