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Cosmic Cascade

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Cosmic Cascade ‘To see, hung o’er the torrent’s wall, three thousand feet, that waterfall, vault sheer, from heavens high, you’d say the Milky Way’ in bright array ‘was tumbling down, cascading star on star’, thus glimpsing from afar the mountain Incense-Burner Peak ashimmer in sunlit mystique, to Chinese poet, Li Po, quote, from olden times of yore remote, as spake his lyric long ago, could be describing astral flow of galaxy in Sextans found where sparkling stellar realms abound as though outpouring in a stream. Blue tinted hues in color scheme of stunning image on display the hotter younger stars portray ...
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My personal website with latest lecture videos and sharing https://sitexodus.wixsite.com/astronomy/exodus-strategy
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Conference organized East African Astronomical Society and International Astronomical Union
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Night Sky Protection: 10 Basics Tips For Beginners - IDL2021 - YouTube Conference organized by International Day of Light, IAU Dark Skies and Cosmic Tribe The disappearance of dark skies has impacts beyond stargazing. It’s important that we protect our dark skies. Learn more about from an expert. Speaker's Profile: Exodus is an International Transmedia Astronomer and Astro-Musician from Hong Kong, China. He is the International Committee of the International Dark-Sky Association and National Astronomy Education Coordinator (Chair of Hong Kong) of the International Astronomical Union. Additionally, he is the delegate of Astronomers ...
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FAR AND BEYOND

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Image details: In Tarantula territory (a) Credit: ESO https://www.eso.org/public/images/eso0216a/ FAR AND BEYOND A lways when you look up there you set out far and beyond everything known earlier becoming simultaneously a curious space-time traveller You admire a stunning star-born miracle, a mysterious and devastating activity of a black hole or misty gas clouds presented as replay Being on Earth you also enter fascinating, distant worlds trying to estimate whether they're capable to harbour life in any form An intelligent one, the more, because we still perceive ourselves as the sole ...
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Refractor 102 / 1000mm For the public, I proposed a projection view. For the main sketch with the sunspots, only for me via a full lens glass filter. As always, it was a good time with a lot of questions about our star and our natural satellite. Michel
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Hello Astronomers! A Bahtinov mask is a really useful instrument when doing astronomical observation. Bahtinov Mask Construction Guide – NAEC Bolivia link (Spanish): https://drive.google.com/file/d/12hNWwCZDh-lBxB9-3ApMUotDQgAbSeNn/view?usp=sharing I truly believe that part of efficient diffusion of information is doing it using simple explanations and easy accessibility to people interested for Astronomy. Building this item is really easy, fun and has many ways to do it! These recent days I was experimenting with some materials and something that came in mind was to use plastic and transparent acetates for making a Bahtinov mask. Therefore, as part ...
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Celestial Silver Lining

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Celestial Silver Lining Quoth Milton, ‘Was I deceived, or did a sable cloud upon the night turn forth her silver lining amid a tufted grove in gleam of light?’ That paraphrase of lining shining which crept into the proverb coined, ‘Every cloud has a silver lining,’ was subsequently much purloined as changeling idiom uplifting reminding we should not lose hope, for even troubles may be gifting a brighter side within their scope. But ‘twas piano virtuoso Glenn Gould with art of magic touch from Bach fugue to concerto grosso not caring for the sunlight much who said instead his private motto was apothegm ...
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StarGazing at New Atacama Goiás Taking advantage of the beginning of the winter that is about to start, the Gunstar team starts the work of dissemination and practice of Cultural Astronomy.
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Starlink Celestial Train

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Reportagem ao vivo. Starlinks draw attention wherever it goes and because it is a novelty they draw a lot of attention and finally scare people and cause a certain agitation. Among those in the know from the satellite world is a chance to make records of something different or curse Elon Musk for polluting the night sky. To calm the population and clarify one of the biggest audiences on open TV in Brazil, the record network invites the president of the Gunstar team Clayton Gubio who explains about the Starlinks and reassures the population and says jokingly that this is not yet the dreamed of alien invasion, kkkk .
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Today, on June 1, 2021, ESERO Austria, together with the VEGA-Observatory Haus der Natur (Salzburg), offered teachers an extraordinary opportunity! As part of a so-called in-flight call, we have been connected live with the International Space Station ISS. The topic of this in-flight call was sustainability in space travel. Students from Austria could ask questions and talk to the French astronaut Thomas Pesquet via video conference. Together with teachers and students from France and Estonia they discussed sustainability in space travel with Thomas. In addition to the in-flight call there have been exciting workshops and lectures about space during ...
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An education mission to allow a CubeSat in low-Earth orbit (LEO) to be easily operable by members of the general public. This STEM project seems to be a shot backwards! NASA Announces 12th Round of Candidates for CubeSat Space Missions The last two years have brought a big crisis for skywatchers and astronomers : Worsening light pollution from satellites. As large numbers of bright, close satellites are launched to provide a large-bandwidth, low-latency global data network, viewers of the night sky - including many astronomical research programs - have a new, non-removable obstacle to contend with. However, the latest development is truly a shocker: NASA ...
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Celestial Diamond Necklace A huge diamond necklace in jewel store adorns the heavens’ bespangled attire; yet lest I’m thought reckless with metaphor, if into this epithet we inquire ‘twas scientists who bestowed upon it that moniker to extol its allure, for such a title seemed owed to befit the gorgeousness of that cosmic couture. In constellation Sagitta it lies, or otherwise as the Arrow renowned, a dim formation that’s smallish in size though back in Ptolemy’s time it was found. The bright ring bejeweled nebula shown, misnamed planetary by gazers past, has jets which have fueled the gem out-blown from stars ...
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Short Review of GAM 2021 in Romania By Valentin Grigore and Andrei Dorian Gheorghe Question: Why only a month? Answer: Global Astronomy Month is just a symbol, an event that must be properly honored as a great achievement. -Zigmund Tauberg (age 94 - Bucharest, April 2021) Although under the restrictions of the 3 rd wave of the pandemic in Romania, the Romanian Society for Meteors and Astronomy (SARM) organized more activities during Global Astronomy Month 2021: - A few observational-astrophotographic expeditions in Dambovita, Brasov and Harghita counties. - Weekly editions of the “Us and the Sky” TV Show. - An online talk show ...
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Short Review of GAM 2021 in Romania By Valentin Grigore and Andrei Dorian Gheorghe Question: Why only a month? Answer: Global Astronomy Month is just a symbol, an event that must be properly honored as a great achievement. -Zigmund Tauberg (age 94 - Bucharest, April 2021) Although under the restrictions of the 3 rd wave of the pandemic in Romania, the Romanian Society for Meteors and Astronomy (SARM) organized more activities during Global Astronomy Month 2021: - A few observational-astrophotographic expeditions in Dambovita, Brasov and Harghita counties. - Weekly editions of the “Us and the Sky” TV Show. - An online talk ...
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This morning the "San Juan" community school center hosted the talk "The sun, as you've never seen it before" given by Mauricio García Ruíz. The scientific objective, of divulgation, is to be able to introduce children to the basic concepts and a brief tour of the solar system, an attractive motive for their inspiration. We concluded with the visualization of the sun with the use of special glasses approved by ISO. )
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Sculptor in Space

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Sculptor in Space Could there be a sculptor in outer space deserving of standing ovations, or grand ethereal artist’s embrace that’s fashioning cosmic sensations unique as each snowflake or star that shines a myriad marvels manifold, reality’s utterness in designs for highflying dreamers to behold? Might some stargazers have wondered as well since there’s a galaxy Sculptor termed as found in the Sculptor grouping to dwell by Caroline Herschel first affirmed? Officially NGC Two Five Three, by name Silver Dollar also known, it’s one of the closest, brightest we see of spiral galaxies near our own. A mere ...
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Asteroid Day Goias May

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in a second event on the international day of light now with the theme of asteroid day, the gunstar institute promoted observation of the moon through a telescope with its oldest project the traveling telescope. For residents of the Marist blocks, mainly elderly people and children on a night of a crescent moon and lots of astronomy and friendship.
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The Gunstar institute took an incredible session of planetarium to the Marist blocks to commemorate the international day of cosmic light. A session with a light theme, spoke of the northern lights, the sun, the stars and of course black holes. In a simple and didactic way, the subjects covered were easy to understand and the people there understood that scientific knowledge is with us on a daily basis.
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