Wednesday, February 20, 2019

FULL MOON Taken by thomas spence on February 19, 2019 @ Tofte, MN




Great atmospheric distortion as the full moon rises over Lake Superior in Tofte, MN. Ice piles and open water on Lake Superior add to the scene.

COMET 46P/WIRTANEN Taken by Yasushi Aoshima on December 28, 2018 @ Shizuoka, JAPAN






0.106 au from the Earth.
Data: EF300mmF2.8L USM, CanonEOS6D, 12800 ISO, 10x60sec stacked 17 frames GIF (10:32-13:27 UT),
1, 2) FOV: 3 x 2°, North: right
3, 4) FOV: 4 x 6°, North: lower

Tuesday, February 19, 2019

THE NEW SPACE THEATER IN KOLKATA. THIS IS AN IMPRESSIVE 3D PLANETARIUM THEATER!


Crisp and bright projection. The premiere audience is thrilled. "The Life of Trees" by Softmachine is presented as their premiere show.





SPACE THEATER OF THE SCIENCE CITY IN KOLKATA, INDIA


Today, the totally refurbished Space Theater of the Science City in Kolkata, India will be reopened featuring a six-channel powerdome 3D fulldome system. It promises to become one of the biggest attractions in Kolkata. Congratulations to the National Council of Science Museums for bringing this great project to fruition.




COMET IWAMOTO BEFORE SPIRAL GALAXY NGC 2903

COMET IWAMOTO Taken by Russell Cockman on February 14, 2019 @ Ladys Pass Victoria, Australia



Dark skies but comet not visible to my aging eyes. A fine object in 12x80 binos.

Only when I processed the images did I realise that the comet had two tails! Magic!16:13 19 feb. 2019

Monday, February 18, 2019

" VENUS & SATURN " DESDE ROSARIO - ARGENTINA /// FOTOS: ESMERALDA SOSA


.. de 3am a 5.30am ..

.. mucha humedad, calor y un poco de rocío ..

.. increible como ya las noches son más largas y los planetas cambian de horizontes ..


.. INEVITABLE.. SE VIENE EL INVIERNO ! ..