For me 28 March, which included Earth Hour 2020, was a kind of warm up for Global Astronomy Month. I began that day through my open window at about 2:30 AM with Alpha Virginis, I continued it with a few spectacular images of the Sun (one through my window, one from my balcony and one from a few meters in front of my block entrance, when I went to buy basic foodstuffs) and I ended it with Alpha Canis Minoris, the only star I could reasonably photograph from my balcony during Earth Hour because of… terrible light pollution Comments You...

The Horsehead Nebula rears its head in Orion Constellation wherein hidden hooves the heavens tread amidst waves of star formation, or so I envision it might be in the Hunter's celestial skies for that icon Barnard thirty-three whose head of a horse seems to rise atop its dust and cloudy abode within the turbulent locale, silhouetted in this image mode against illumined gas corral. ‘Twas taken with five filters varied of standard red, green, and blue shades which then in the picture were married for stargazing dreams in cascades. My fantasies to Pegasus rushed and the fabled spring's creation when...

Envious, I feel, as I watch the Moon, travel unrestricted 'cross the black of night. Jealous I am, of the birds outside unfettered as they take to sky in flight. Vulnerable, we are to deadly unseen hosts, Mankind's current viral plight. Grateful I am to find the comfort I need, in each evening's bounty, of endless starlight. Andee Sherwood March 31, 2020 Image credit: Cosmic Neighborhood - An incredible view looking into our Milky Way Galaxy. Credit: ESO/C. Malin Image Link: https://www.eso.org/public/images/malin_2888/ Comments You need JavaScript to be able to post comments You need to be logged in to leave...

She took no hurry in her retrograde manner, Ventured the way long as a child's life, Seeking the sisters youngest in the horizon, It is their beauty that intimidated her, Now she is to face the bull and spread some love, There is a goddess in the pleiades. Artwork by Kabula Ngusa Comments You need JavaScript to be able to post comments You need to be logged in to leave a comment Click Here to Login

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