Chase The Milky Way – Arizona and Utah

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ESA - European Space Agency & Max-Planck Institute for Solar System Research for OSIRIS Team ESA/MPS/UPD/LAM/IAA/RSSD/INTA/UPM/DASP/IDA - color image of Mars taken by the OSIRIS instrument on the ESA Rosetta spacecraft during its February 2007 flyby of the planet. The image was generated using the OSIRIS orange (red), green, and blue filters. Alternative description: The first true-colour image generated using the OSIRIS orange (red), green and blue colour filters. The image was acquired on 24 February 2007 at 19:28 CET from a distance of about 240 000 km; image resolution is about 5 km/pixel.

Send Your Name to Mars

NASA is making the fantastical a tangible thing. They have announced that they will launch the Mars 2020 rover next year. With this launch, we, the public,...

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Stanley Harper, one of the writers for, has kicked off his inaugural "Chase the Milky Way" tour this year. Several companies are supporting the...

SpaceX Starlink Satellite ‘Train’ Offers Rare Photographic Opportunity in our Night Sky right now!

This Satellite Train won't last forever, so get out there fast! Credit: Dr. Marco Langbroek ( TO VIDEO: After...
35mm Pano of the Milky Way Rising over the Sangre De Cristo Mountain. 2019 Copyright MaryBeth Kiczenski.

Rocky Mountain High – Milky Way Around Denver, CO

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Adrien Mauduit – Astro Timelapse Master

Adrien Mauduit blurs the lines between deep space astrophotography and landscape astrophotography. Born and raised in France, now a resident of Norway, Adrien is known for making...

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