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NGC 7822 in Cepheus --- May 23 --- Image Credit & Copyright: César Blanco González

NGC 7822 in Cepheus Image Credit & Copyright: César Blanco González

Taurus

Taurus is one of the constellations of the zodiac. Its name is a Latin word meaning 'bull'. Taurus is a large and prominent constellation in the northern hemisphere's winter sky.

Here's one way to see the constellation Gemini.  The two bright stars Castor and Pollux each mark a starry eye of a Twin.  If you have binoculars and a dark sky, be sure to check out Gemini's beautiful star cluster, Messier 35, or M35, in western Gemini near the Taurus border.   See it, at the foot of Castor?

Here's one way to see the constellation Gemini. The two bright stars Castor and…

LARGE Vintage Constellations Capella, Perseus, Orion and Eridanus Map LARGE Star Chart Original 1950

LARGE Vintage Constellations Capella, Perseus, Orion and Eridanus Map LARGE Star Chart Original 1950

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man, stuck in infinity. the abyss.

The Horsehead Nebula is a cloud of ionized-hydrogen in the constellation Orion. These clouds are lit from within by young, hot stars. The interstellar dust absorbs the light from part of the ionized cloud creating this beautiful contrast. Image Credit: NA

An image of Fomalhaut captured by ALMA telescope.

The narrow dust ring around Fomalhaut. Yellow at top is the ALMA image, and the blue at bottom is Hubble Space Telescope image. The star is at the location of the bright emission at the center of the ring. One ring to rule them all!

Astronautic design - greater atmospheric travel

Felix Baumgartner at the edge of space, miles high jumped from a helium balloon to perform a legendary skydive (he also set the altitude record for highest manned balloon flight, parachute jump from the highest altitude, and greatest free fall velocity)

In my 20s I was bummed that I wasn't engaged. I wanted a pretty diamond. Then it dawned on me that I had my own money! I first bought a v-shaped necklace with a solitaire, and later a scatter band like this. Lesson: you want it? Get it yourself!

Diamond Scatter Ring based on Eridanus Star Constellation

The stars were magnificent last night. I could make out several constellations like CASSIOPEIA

CASSIOPEIA

Stargazing is a cheap, easy, fun adventure. We live in the northern hemisphere, and on most nights, we can find constellations includin.

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