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Some lucky Americans and Canadians (Western part of Canada) can see a double fly by of Discovery and the ISS before Discovery heads home to Florida...

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May 10, 2010 "Iguaçu Starry Night"

Beautiful picture to dream about....:D



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That is SO gorgeous! Thank you for posting it.
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Zapata;1310156 wrote: That is SO gorgeous! Thank you for posting it.


Hi Zap,



It's very dreamy isn't it;)
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August 2006 image......Smoke angels from airplane flares....

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That's brilliant, Kathy ! :-6 :D
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G#Gill;1310221 wrote: That's brilliant, Kathy ! :-6 :D


Thanks Gill...I love finding cool Astronomy pictures:-6
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Kathy Ellen;1310200 wrote: Hi Zap,



It's very dreamy isn't it;)


I thought the same thing. I went out and sat on the patio, gazed at the sky and dreamed.
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Kathy Ellen;1310201 wrote: August 2006 image......Smoke angels from airplane flares....

http://antwrp.gsfc.nasa.gov/apod/image/ ... af_big.jpg


I'm sending that to my daughter, the collector of angels. I have a lot of photos that I took of the Blue Angels' sky show and their maneuvers but no angels.
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Zapata;1310266 wrote: I'm sending that to my daughter, the collector of angels. I have a lot of photos that I took of the Blue Angels' sky show and their maneuvers but no angels.


That's wonderful Zap....It is a lovely picture. I can't even imagine how the Blue Angels created the image:-6
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May 19,2010 "Milky Way Over Ancient Ghost Panel"

Ancient artists painted figures on canyon walls in Utah, USA over 7,000 years ago...



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Oh, I like that photo!
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Anyone seen these pics? They're amazing!

Thierry Legault - Transit of ISS and Atlantis in front of the Sun




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Kathy Ellen;1311606 wrote: May 19,2010 "Milky Way Over Ancient Ghost Panel"

Ancient artists painted figures on canyon walls in Utah, USA over 7,000 years ago...



APOD: 2010 May 19 - Milky Way Over Ancient Ghost Panel


Amazing! Kinda makes you wonder, doesn't it?
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dubs;1311626 wrote: Anyone seen these pics? They're amazing!

Thierry Legault - Transit of ISS and Atlantis in front of the Sun


Spectacular! Thanks for sharing.
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dubs;1311626 wrote: Anyone seen these pics? They're amazing!

Thierry Legault - Transit of ISS and Atlantis in front of the Sun


I haven't, thanks for sharing!:-6

awesome!:guitarist
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May 25th, 2010 "Looking Back Across Mars."

Explanation: It's been a long trip for the Martian rover Opportunity. Last week Opportunity surpassed Viking 1 as the longest running mission on Mars, now extending well over six years. Pictured above, Opportunity's tire tracks cross a nearly featureless Martian desert, emanating from a distant horizon. Landing in 2004 in Meridiani Planum, the robotic Opportunity has embarked on its longest and most dangerous trek yet, now aiming to reach large Endeavor Crater sometime next year. Endeavor, it is hoped, holds new clues to the ancient geology of Mars and whether Mars could once have harbored life.
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Fantastic! I wonder how big that desert is?
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Zapata;1312544 wrote: Fantastic! I wonder how big that desert is?


Hi Zap,

I believe the desert covers 2/3 of Mars.
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June 29th, 1010 "Trees, Sky, Galactic Eye "



This is a really, really cool picture taken by a photographer who had an EYE for the sky.

It's copyrighted so I'll post a link.....





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That is such a cool picture, and it makes you think about it.
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July 5th, 2010 "Milky Way over Pulpit Rock" in Victoria, Australia:-6

Here's a link because it's copyrighted...

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Absolutely gorgeous, Kathy!! Thankyou!!!
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July 6th, 2010 "A small group of Galaxies"

Our Milky Way galaxy is in the foreground. This picture was taken by the Hubble Space Telescope.

Mods, I know this picture is very big, but FG allowed it as an attachment. Delete it if you wish, and I'll just add a link.
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AussiePam;1321005 wrote: Absolutely gorgeous, Kathy!! Thankyou!!!


OMG Pam,

That is a fantastic picture. Have you ever seen this area on your walkabouts?
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chonsigirl;1321003 wrote: That is such a cool picture, and it makes you think about it.


Hi Chonsi,

Do you think you'll be able to show your astronomy pics to your class this year? Hope so...Kidlets shouldn't miss out on these marvels:yh_star
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Just saw this astronomy picture.....

June 28,2010 "Partial Eclipse of the Moon"...

This is a beautiful and eerie picture....
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That is stunning!! Thank you so much for the beautiful and amazing photos that you give us. I enjoy them tremendously!
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June 7th, 2010 "Supersonic Green Machine" .....Plane of the future...
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Zapata;1321014 wrote: That is stunning!! Thank you so much for the beautiful and amazing photos that you give us. I enjoy them tremendously!


Ahhhhh, thank you Zap. I love astronomy and oceanography.
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Love the partial eclipse!
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Peg;1321104 wrote: Love the partial eclipse!


That's one of my favorites Peg :-6
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July 10th, 2010 "Ecliptic New Zealand"

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July 11th, 2010 "Warped Sky: Star Trails Panorama"

Looks like a Picasso painting:wah:



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July 12th, 2010 "Moons beyond the rings of Saturn"
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OH Kathy, that is just spectacular!

Quite the inspiration:guitarist
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July 20th, 2010 "Lightning over Athens"

This is a gorgeous picture of lightning....

APOD: 2010 July 20 - Lightning Over Athens
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July 22, 2010 "Meteor of 1860"

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Kathy Ellen;1323314 wrote: July 20th, 2010 "Lightning over Athens"

This is a gorgeous picture of lightning....

APOD: 2010 July 20 - Lightning Over Athens


oh my Karhy, that is just amazing!
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Odie;1323351 wrote: oh my Karhy, that is just amazing!


Hi Odie,

It is beautiful, isn't it....

We've had some storms like that at the beach....Breathtaking to watch.
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Kathy Ellen;1323407 wrote: Hi Odie,

It is beautiful, isn't it....

We've had some storms like that at the beach....Breathtaking to watch.


Oh I don't do those horrible storms that come off the waters, I'm to chicken!:-5

I'm glad you enjoy them so much as some do!
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Odie;1323437 wrote: Oh I don't do those horrible storms that come off the waters, I'm to chicken!:-5

I'm glad you enjoy them so much as some do!


Oh, I do love the storms, but I'm careful when I go to the beach. I stay in my car and enjoy the show.
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July 29,2010 "An Aussie Sunrise/Shadowrise"

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July 30th, 2010 "Eclipse on the Beach"



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Kathy Ellen;1325104 wrote: July 30th, 2010 "Eclipse on the Beach"



APOD: 2010 July 30 - Eclipse on the Beach


oh my Kathy, nothing beats this one!:guitarist
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Odie;1325141 wrote: oh my Kathy, nothing beats this one!:guitarist


Gorgeous, isn't it. It's on Easter Island.
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Oh, a photo of a dust devil on Mars.

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Kathy Ellen;1325143 wrote: Gorgeous, isn't it. It's on Easter Island.


Wouldn't it be awesome to sit there on the beach?:guitarist
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August 3rd, 2010 "The Planet and the Radio Dish"

APOD: 2010 August 3 - The Planet and the Radio Dish

I thought that this was a very cool picture...I love it....Looks like something out of a sci fi movie.
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Odie;1325216 wrote: Wouldn't it be awesome to sit there on the beach?:guitarist


It really would Odie.

Here's what we'd also see....Sorry...I have to post a link as the pic could be hotlinked...

http://www.inewscatcher.com/timages/f13 ... f11886.jpg

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