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Jovian Tempest

November 17, 2017 starjunkie 0

https://www.nasa.gov/news/releases/latest/index.html This color-enhanced image of a massive, raging storm in Jupiter’s northern hemisphere was captured by NASA’s Juno spacecraft. Source: NASA Image of the Day Jovian Tempest NASA Image of the Day

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Sunrise Flight to the Space Station

November 16, 2017 starjunkie 0

https://www.nasa.gov/news/releases/latest/index.html Orbital ATK’s Cygnus resupply ship with its cymbal-ike UltraFlex solar arrays approaches the International Space Station on Nov. 14, 2017. Source: NASA Image of the Day Sunrise Flight to the Space Station NASA […]

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How to See the Atmosphere

November 15, 2017 starjunkie 0

https://www.nasa.gov/news/releases/latest/index.html How can you see the atmosphere? The answer is blowing in the wind. Source: NASA Image of the Day How to See the Atmosphere NASA Image of the Day

Telescope Types

Catadioptric Telescopes

March 18, 2017 starjunkie 0

Catadioptric telescopes use a combination of mirrors (reflection) and lenses (refraction) to create an image within your eyepiece (or camera). This process allows for less distortion and higher focal length in a compacted telescope. Their […]

Telescope Types

Refractor Telescopes

March 18, 2017 starjunkie 0

When people think of telescopes, the type that they are probably referring to is a refracting telescope. The first ‘telescope’ ever used was created by Hans Lippershey, a 17th century spectacle maker. There are many […]