Archive for September, 2020

NGC 1805

September 11, 2020

Many colorful stars are packed close together in this image of the globular cluster NGC 1805, taken by the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope. This tight grouping of thousands of stars is located near the edge of the Large Magellanic Cloud, a satellite galaxy of our own Milky Way. For more on this unique globular cluster, click here.

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Easy To Find

September 10, 2020

Sometimes the satellite imagery gives us some obvious clues as to where certain features are. Take today’s image and see if you can pick out where the stationary front is located.

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Sunrise-Sunset

September 1, 2020

What a stunning view from SkyFOX this morning just before the sun rose on this first day of September: Here’s an image from last night’s sunset from my sister who lives in New England: The dew point has moved back up into muggy territory today, so it doesn’t feel quite as September-like as a few […]

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