Monday, May 22, 2017

Dust Over the River

Today's Astronomy Picture of the Day shows zodiacal light and subtle nebula over the Horseshoe Bend of the Colorado River. "Mouseover" the image in the link for a constellation guide.

Saturday, May 20, 2017

Upper Register

Today's Astronomy Picture of the Day shows Messier 101, a spiral galaxy in Ursa Major.


Over at Tor Dot Com, author Jeffrey Kluger recommends five space travel books.

Slices in the Sky

The night side of Saturn slices through the rings, in this image from several years ago. Courtesy of the Cassini Orbiter! As sad as we are as we approach mission end, so much data has been returned that we'll be uncovering gems for years to come.

Clouds in the Coffee

Courtesy of space ace Jason Major, gaze upon an image from Juno's latest pass of Jupiter.

Thursday, May 18, 2017

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Thursday, May 11, 2017

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Monday, May 8, 2017

Saturday, May 6, 2017