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Lost in Triangulum?

September 8, 2013 |

The Triangulum Galaxy is a spiral galaxy approximately 3 million light years from Earth. This Galaxy is a member of our own local group of Galaxies which include the The Milky Way, Andromeda and about 30 other smaller galaxies. On … Continue reading

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Picture of the Week – October 22nd

October 22, 2012 |

A little unfair maybe but this week the picture of the week is my own.

this picture is one I took last week and show the Andromeda Galaxy and a satellite streaking across the sky. Andromeda is the yellow dot surrounded by … Continue reading

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Tonights View of the Sky – October 16th – Part 3

October 19, 2012 |

Andromeda and Pegasus Constellations

This part of tonights view of the sky will focus on some of the brighter stars sitting between the Andromeda and Pegasus constellations.

When I went out the other night to find the 3 stars, Mirphak (Aplha Persei), Algenib (Gamma Persei) and Miram (Eta Persei) I took a few photos of the area. It wasn’t until I examined the photos that I noticed some other cool features.

So technically I did see these items just didn’t recognise or notice them until I looked at the photos.

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Tonights View of the Sky – October 16th – Part 2

October 18, 2012 | | One Comment

Andromeda

In the first part of this series I described that my goal for that nights viewing was to try and spot Mirphak (Aplha Persei), Algenib (Gamma Persei) and Miram (Eta Persei). I managed to find them and got some good photos. It was when I was examining these photos that I noticed some other interesting features.

The photo below is one that caught my attention in particular.

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