A deeper view into the Summer

"Piggybacking" my camera to the optical tube assembly of my refractor telescope while the scope is set to follow the movement of the night sky allows the camera to record long periods of time in the night sky without creating star trails. It was something i wanted to try for awhile however never attempted. This weekend i packed up my … Read More

General View of Wreck, I.C.R.R., Farmer City, Ill., Oct. 5, ’09

Best Viewed Really Big! (2739 x 686) I found this photo at the Library of Congress: General view of wreck, I.C.R.R., Farmer City, Ill., Oct. 5, ’09. The original is an 8-inch x 33-inch gelatin silver print. The image was a copyright deposit by International Stereograph Co., Decatur, Illinois, October 11, 1909. Today there are no known restrictions on publication. … Read More

Droid Sky View (Star Map)

Product Features Just point and view. No need to scroll around the screen to find out what you are looking at. Alternatively, look around the sky using finger gestures – perfect for armchair astronomers! Supports dynamic device orientation viewing. Allows you to view the night sky whilst holding your Android device at any angle. Accurately depicts all the visible stars … Read More

Hubble’s Wide View of ‘Mystic Mountain’ in Infrared

NASA image release April 22, 2010 This is a NASA Hubble Space Telescope near-infrared-light image of a three-light-year-tall pillar of gas and dust that is being eaten away by the brilliant light from nearby stars in the tempestuous stellar nursery called the Carina Nebula, located 7,500 light-years away in the southern constellation Carina. The image marks the 20th anniversary of … Read More