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Carnival of Space #510

By Susie Murph This week's Carnival of Space is hosted by Allen Versfeld at his Urban Astronomer blog. Click here to read Carnival of Space #510. And if you're interested in looking back, here's an archive to the past Carnivals of Space. If you've got a space-related...

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Messier 43 – the De Marian’s Nebula

By Tammy Plotner Welcome back to Messier Monday! In our ongoing tribute to the great Tammy Plotner, we take a look at Orion's Nebula's “little brother”, the De Marian's Nebula! During the 18th century, famed French astronomer Charles Messier noted the presence of...

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The Circinus Constellation

By Tammy Plotner Welcome back to Constellation Friday! Today, in honor of the late and great Tammy Plotner, we will be dealing with the compass – the Circinus constellation! In the 2nd century CE, Greek-Egyptian astronomer Claudius Ptolemaeus (aka. Ptolemy) compiled a...

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The Circinus Constellation

By Tammy Plotner Welcome back to Constellation Friday! Today, in honor of the late and great Tammy Plotner, we will be dealing with the compass – the Circinus constellation! In the 2nd century CE, Greek-Egyptian astronomer Claudius Ptolemaeus (aka. Ptolemy) compiled a...

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Carnival of Space #509

By Susie Murph This week's Carnival of Space is hosted by Brian Wang at his Next Big Future blog. Click here to read Carnival of Space #509 And if you're interested in looking back, here's an archive to all the past Carnivals of Space. If you've got a space-related...

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Comet V2 Johnson Takes Center Stage

By David Dickinson Comet V2 Johnson from February 21st, 2017. Image credit and copyright: John Purvis Had your fill of binocular comets? Turns out, 2017 may have saved the best for last. The past few months has seen a steady stream of dirty snowball visitations to the...

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