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 MY SKY Images from Our Members

The Great Nebula in Orion with De Mairan's Nebula

Great Nebula in Orion from my back yard.

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Otherworldly Sunrise

Bright sunrise saturates camera CCD to produce unusual image

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Supernova in M82 in all its glory!

Supernova in M82, taken from the Mars Desert Research Station outside of Hanksville, Utah.

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MY STORY Stories From Our Members

My Epiphany for Astronomy

by Richard Oldenburg

August 6, 2013 | 0 comments

I am a 73 year old retired policeman who was an avid fisherman in my younger days. In the late 70s I had occasion to fish the White River outside of Kenora in Canada. That is where I observed the first "Dark Sky" I had ever seen because I am a "City Boy" who lives near the light pollution in the Midwest near Chicago. I was completely AWESTRUCK by that sky. I saw EVERYTHING near Earth that an astronomer could ever hope to see: the arm of the Milky Way; the Aurora Borealis; satellites in orbit; the craters on the ... more »

Martian Chronicles

by Daniel Levy

August 2, 2013 | 0 comments

Hello friends. I am the composer for MARTIAN CHRONICLES. On June 9, 2013, we presented excerpts from this new work in New York City, sharing the stage with Planetary Society board president and renowned scientist Jim Bell at Cornelia Street Cabaret. If you'd like to have a listen to what the piece sounds like, please visit http://martianchroniclesmusictheater.com and please let me know what you think! I hope we are able to bring this piece to a theater or planetarium near you in the near future.

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Chasing Asteroid 1998 QWE2

by Kai Staats

August 1, 2013 | 0 comments

Asteroid 1998 QE2 passed the Earth, its closest approach in 200 years the final days of May 2013. The South African Astronomical Observatory was part of an international effort to record its passing. I was honoured to be a part of the team, capturing the event in this short documentary film: www.saao.ac.za

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