March 28, 2020

Review: 2011 Astronomy Calendars.

The year 2011 A.D. is almost upon us… certainly, you may be asking yourself “Where is my jetpack?” and wondering why we don’t yet commute by hover-car by now… but one constant is always assured; that of the yearly theme calendar. This year, instead of kittens and cows, we here at Astroguyz invite you to indulge in an astronomical themed calendar.

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Astro-Event of the Week: 05.18.09: Spot a Hubble Classic!

As all eyes are now in orbit following the intrepid crew of the shuttle Atlantis as they carry out the final repairs to the Hubble Space Telescope, now is a good time to track down one of its classic targets. One of Hubble’s most enduring photographs is that of the Eagle Nebula. Our challenge to you is to try and spy this illusive nebula. A broad, emission nebula in the constellation Serpens, this also has the multiple designations of M16 in the messier catalog and NGC 6611. Many folks, even seasoned amateurs, have never viewed this extraordinary object.

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