Category Archives: Andromeda

Autumn Arrives and Adventures in Astronomical Observing

Autumn arrived mid-week here in the Heart of America, but you wouldn’t have known it by looking at the weather forecast:  Mid 90s and moderately high humidity.  Also with the change of the seasons, I retired my FitBit Charge (or … Continue reading

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Hubble’s high-definition panoramic view of the Andromeda Galaxy | Astronomy.com

Mega coolness! Never before have astronomers been able to see individual stars inside an external spiral galaxy over such a large contiguous area. Hubble’s high-definition panoramic view of the Andromeda Galaxy | Astronomy.com.

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Grasping at Stars

Despite a busy weekend of van maintenance (oil change/tire rotation), hair maintenance (shampoo, cut & style), yard maintenance (leaves, leaves and more leaves and now pine needles), home improvement projects (refinishing lower kitchen cabinets) and exercise (very long walk with … Continue reading

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On the Sixth Day of Christmas

I learned something today.  I try to learn something every day, but I am not always successful (translation: distracted by the practical side of life).  Today I remembered to peruse the ‘front page’ of the Wikipedia web site.  I like … Continue reading

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