Emission Nebula – NGC 6188 and NGC 6164

Emission Nebula - NGC 6188 and NGC 6164

Emission Nebula – NGC 6188 and NGC 6164 Fantastic shapes lurk in clouds of glowing gas in the giant star forming region NGC 6188. The emission nebula is found about 4,000 light years away near the edge of a large molecular cloud unseen at visible wavelengths, in the southernconstellation Ara. Massive,…

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Close Comet and the Milky Way

Close Comet and the Milky Way

Close Comet 252P/Linear In a previous post of mine, I shared with you an APOD (Astronomy Picture of the Day) post that looks at comet Comet 252P/Linear as it’s back dropped by the LMC (Large Magellanic Cloud).  This go around, APOD has shared with us the same comet, but this time…

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Black Holes Dancing

Two Black Holes Dancing in 3C 75

Two Black Holes Dancing There are times where I like to go back through the archives of APOD (Astronomy Picture of the Day) and look back at some of the things that interested me most.  This one is a supermassive black hole binary system in the Abell 400 galaxy cluster…

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Dell SQL Spotlight

Dell SQL Spotlight

SQL Care and Maintenance SQL is such a beast, it truly is.  There are tons and tons of moving factors at play in regards to relationships, tables, queries, statements, size, etc. There are even more outside factors that can affect what SQL does and how it behaves.  If you’re a…

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Comet and the Large Magellanic Cloud

Comet and the LMC (Large Magellanic Cloud)

Comet and the LMC (Large Magellanic Cloud) Close Comet and the LMC Sporting a surprisingly bright, lovely green coma Comet 252P/Linear poses next to the Large Magellanic Cloud in this southern skyscape. The stack of telephoto exposures was captured on March 16 from Penwortham, South Australia. Recognized as a Jupiter family periodic comet, 252P/Linear will…

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Dark Nebula Across Taurus

Dark Nebula Across Taurus

  Dark Nebula Across Taurus Sometimes even the dark dust of interstellar space has a serene beauty. One such place occurs toward the constellation of Taurus. The filaments featured here can be found on the sky between the Pleiades star cluster and the California Nebula. This dust is not known…

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My Sunday

Milky Way

Well this will also be my first post written strictly from my phone, hopefully it isn’t too bad (sorry in advance) So right now I’m getting a fire started because it’s supposed to cool down tonight and over the next few days. We hadn’t had a fire going for the…

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