Earth, Moon and Stars

Thursday, 15 November 2012 by

Many people know me by the photos i post of nature, space, remarkable people, often accompanied by inspiring quotes of Rumi, Gibran, Maya Angelou, Einstein or “anonymous”. Here are a collection of some of my favorite images of this remarkable planet and what we can see from here. Enjoy! (All images courtesy of NASA.gov.)

The Medusa Nebula

Friday, 26 October 2012 by

“Trust your heart if the seas catch fire, live by love though the stars walk backward.” ― e.e. cummingsThe Medusa Nebula  Braided, serpentine filaments of glowing gas suggest this nebula’s popular name, The Medusa Nebula. Also known as Abell 21, this Medusa is an old planetary nebula some 1,500 light-years away in the constellation Gemini. Like its mythological namesake, the nebula

Milky Way Galaxy Doomed

Monday, 11 June 2012 by

Will our Milky Way Galaxy collide one day with its larger neighbor, the Andromeda Galaxy? Most likely, yes. Careful plotting of slight displacements of M31′s stars relative to background galaxies on recent Hubble Space Telescope images indicate that the center of M31 could be on a direct collision course with the center of our home

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Venus Transit 2012

Tuesday, 05 June 2012 by

The Venus Transit is Happening! The rare transit of Venus across the face of the Sun in 2004 was one of the better-photographed events in sky history. Both scientific and artistic images flooded in from the areas that could see the transit: Europe and much of Asia, Africa, and North America. Scientifically, solar photographers confirmed

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