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That Night over Half Dome

APOD: 2014 May 2 - That Night over Half Dome

Halley Dust and Milky Way

APOD: 2014 May 9 - Halley Dust and Milky Way

The Colorful Clouds of Rho Ophiuchi

COMET ISON UPDATE: Reports of naked-eye sightings of Comet ISON are coming in from around the world. Experienced observers put the comet's magntitude at +5.5 on Nov. 16th. This means it is now fully 10 times brighter than it was only three days ago before the outburst. To the naked eye, ISON appears as a faint smudge of pale green light low in the pre-dawn sky. The tail is so long, he couldn't fit the whole thing in the field of view. It's 8 million kilometers behind the comet's nucleus.

A little wisdom from Calvin + Hobbes "If people sat outside and looked at the stars each night, I'll bet they'd live a lot differently."

New International Dark Sky Park Opens in Michigan; Only Nine Others in the World : TreeHugger

Northern lights, Ersfjordbotn, Troms Fylke, Norway, July 2013


The Horsehead Nebula in Infrared from Hubble

Fredrik Åkum

Horse Head Nebula (IC 434) in Orion

Monkey Head Nebula (NGC 2174/2175)

Thor's Helmet

APOD: 2013 March 7 - Thor's Helmet

Grand Canyon Star Trails

Orion Nebula

The ‘Celestial Harp’- a theory that the movement of the stars and planets was related to music

LL Ori and the Orion Nebula

APOD: 2013 February 3 - LL Ori and the Orion Nebula

Alaskan Moondogs

NGC 602 and Beyond

#Astronomy: The #MilkyWay Galaxy - every dot is a #Sun. via the Two Micron All Sky Survey using, in part, the Very Large Telescope in the Atacama Desert in Chile. S)

The United States

Merging NGC 2623

Pan-STARRS and Nebulae

A Piece Of Mars: A fragment of the meteor that crashed into Tissint, Morocco, in July 2011.

Aurorae over Planet Earth