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#888

As impressive as this is, I miss the space shuttle.


#889

holy shizel


#890

Scientists all over the world now pose this great question:





Is this a burp or a fart?


#891

#892

#893

http://www.noaa.gov/media-release/noaa-statement-on-todays-broadcast-of-spacex-iridium-5-launch


#894

#895

Snapped this pic with my shitty tourist grade camera. (BenQ GH700)

Focal length 94.5mm |ISO 160 | f 5.8 | Exposure 1/250 s

Post FX: auto WB and contrast in GIMP


#896

NASA has yet to determine signs of intelligent life in The Onion’s comment section.


#897

Keck 1 took some damage
http://www.keckobservatory.org/recent/entry/Kilauea
The quakes:


Mauna Kea, Most of the worlds telescopic observing power

Which happens to be a dormant volcano also…so far
image

This could be bad for astronomy


#898

oh no :frowning:


#899

#900

Andromeda

https://imgur.com/gallery/loO6LyF

Full spectacle
https://www.spacetelescope.org/images/heic1502a/zoomable/

I started to feel really sad, my life is not enough to do anything :man_shrugging:t2:


#901

Thought that where have i seen these patterns, and its that moment when some brat suck drinks from soda bottle, and its now fucked up, there is some swirling going on :joy:


#902

Woah, that’s incentive to get my own telescope and camera.


#903

all these amazing infinite sights so far away.


#904

#905

Only in the last hundred or so years have people known it’s not another nebula in our galaxy.
Kinda makes us the luckiest people in history :slight_smile:


#906

Just going to leave this here:
https://www.sti.nasa.gov/

Don’t forget to search NTRS. Lots of fun treasures there.


#907

If you work nights or just have insomnia Mars looks absolutly amazing now.
Look for a start that is orange in color and doesn’t twinkle.
A few days ago I was just amazed how pretty it looks even in the Hartford CT area with the naked eye.

Mining bitcoin has had zero effect on telescope prices :slight_smile: