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Saturday, November 1, 2014

Posts Tagged ‘Black holes’

Astronomy Picture of the Day

Astronomy Picture of the Day

Big, bright, and beautiful, spiral galaxy M83 lies a mere twelve million light-years away, near the southeastern tip of the very long constellation Hydra. This cosmic close-up, a mosaic based on data from the Hubble Legacy Archive, traces dark dust and young, blue star clusters along prominent spiral arms that lend M83 its nickname, The Southern PinwheelIn the Arms of M83  Credit: Hubble Legacy Archive, ESA, NASA; Processing and additional imaging - Robert Gendler Explanation: Big, ... Full Story

Star Night: September 16

Star Night: September 16

Friday, September 16, 2011 7:00 – 11:00 p.m. Public Star Night at the Little Thompson Observatory, 850 Spartan Ave at Berthoud High School (park east of the high school; directions are posted on www.starkids.org). Guest speaker John Ensworth will present: “Theories of Everything - from the Beginning of Time to When Time Doesn't Exist.” This will be the second of two talks on two consecutive public Star Nights, August 19 and September 16. Given the material being discussed at these two ... Full Story

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