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Massive Nearby Spiral Galaxy NGC 2841

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 01:42

It is one of the more massive galaxies known. It is one of the more massive galaxies known.


Ash and Lightning above an Icelandic Volcano

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 01:42

Why did a picturesque Why did a picturesque


Earth-size Kepler-186f

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 01:42

Earth-size Kepler-186f Earth-size Kepler-186f


Red Moon, Green Beam

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 01:42

Red Moon, Green Beam Red Moon, Green Beam


Waterton Lake Eclipse

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 01:42

Waterton Lake Eclipse Waterton Lake Eclipse


Spica, Mars, and Eclipsed Moon

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 01:42

A beautiful, reddened A beautiful, reddened


The El Gordo Massive Galaxy Cluster

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 01:42

It is bigger than a bread box. It is bigger than a bread box.


Mammatus Clouds over Nebraska

Mon, 04/21/2014 - 04:42

When do cloud bottoms appear like bubbles? When do cloud bottoms appear like bubbles?


An Unusual Globule in IC 1396

Sun, 04/20/2014 - 00:42

An Unusual Globule in IC 1396     An Unusual Globule in IC 1396


Saturn in Blue and Gold

Sat, 04/19/2014 - 03:42

Why is Saturn partly blue? Why is Saturn partly blue?


Clouds and Crosses over Haleakala

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 00:42

Clouds and Crosses over Haleakala Clouds and Crosses over Haleakala


Mars near Opposition

Thu, 04/17/2014 - 03:42

Mars near Opposition Mars near Opposition


Mars, Ceres, Vesta

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 01:42

Mars, Ceres, Vesta Mars, Ceres, Vesta


Two Rings for Asteroid Chariklo

Tue, 04/15/2014 - 04:42

Asteroids can have rings. Asteroids can have rings.


M42: Inside the Orion Nebula

Mon, 04/14/2014 - 00:42

 Inside the Orion Nebula     M42: Inside the Orion Nebula


A Solar Eclipse from the Moon

Sun, 04/13/2014 - 03:42

Has a solar eclipse ever been seen from the Moon? Has a solar eclipse ever been seen from the Moon?


Fresh Tiger Stripes on Saturns Enceladus

Sat, 04/12/2014 - 06:42

Do underground oceans vent through the tiger stripes on Saturn's moon Enceladus?  Do underground oceans vent through the tiger stripes on Saturn's moon Enceladus?


Lunar Farside

Fri, 04/11/2014 - 02:42

Tidally locked in Tidally locked in


Along the Western Veil

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 06:42

Delicate in appearance, these filaments of shocked, glowing gas, Delicate in appearance, these filaments of shocked, glowing gas,


At the Edge of NGC 2174

Wed, 04/09/2014 - 02:42

At the Edge of NGC 2174 At the Edge of NGC 2174


New S*T*A*R Officers

These are the new Club Officers, voted in at the June 2013 Business Meeting.