Keep Looking Up
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As seen from Earth, Cruithne (asteroid) has what is known as a horseshoe orbit. In other words, viewed from Earth, it appears to orbit a point beside Earth. Astronomers agree Earth has occasionally captured small asteroids as secondary moons, but usually for only about a year
Tranquil Trillium | Flickr - Gary Randall, The night sky above Mount Hood, Oregon from Trillium Lake.
This is a deep image of the Sword of Orion - the three stars that make up the weapon hanging off the belt of this famous celestial hunter. The image showcases the amazing mix of physical and optical processes including atomic emission, Rayleigh scattering, reflection and absorbtion of light, that go on in this star forming region to create this kaleidescope of colours and details.