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Archive for October 16, 2011

Astronomy Picture of the Day

Astronomy Picture of the Day

NGC 4565: Galaxy on Edge  Image Credit & Copyright: Bob Franke Explanation: Magnificent spiral galaxy NGC 4565 is viewed edge-on from planet Earth. Also known as the Needle Galaxy for its narrow profile, bright NGC 4565 is a stop on many telescopic tours of the northern sky, in the faint but well-groomed constellation Coma Berenices. This sharp, colorful image reveals the galaxy's bulging central core cut by obscuring dust lanes that lace NGC 4565'sthin galactic plane. An ... Full Story

Condors Clip Eagles in First Battle of the Birds

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - The Bakersfield Condors defeated the Colorado Eagles, 3-1, on the strength of their perfect (seven-for-seven) penalty-killing and 18 saves from Matt Keetley . Kyle Jones stopped 28 of 30 shots for Colorado, as they split their first weekend set of games in the ECHL. The teams played a penalty-filled, back-and-forth first period that saw the Condors receive four power plays (compared to the Eagles' two). That advantage in man-advantages helped Bakersfield to a 19-8 edge ... Full Story

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