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NGC 3324 - Gabriela Mistral Nebula


29 April 2013

Processing some data from 2 weeks ago. NGC3324. GSO RC10CF, QHY10, 6 X 900sec Ha 4 X 900 sec RGB 

NGC 3324 is also called the Gabriela Mistral nebula, because of the striking resemblance with the Nobel Prize winning Chilean poet, who was born and raised in the Elqui region, home to the Cerro Tololo, Cerro Pachon and Cerro Morado professional observatories.


EMU Milkyway

12 April 2013

‘The EMU’ Milky Way from the Southern Cross to Scorpio. Canon 650D Samyang 14mm F2.8 IOptron Skytracker 51 X 25sec F4 ISO1600… 29 more words


Point Peron Panorama




2 April 2013

Picture from Point Peron South of Perth Western Australia. View is North to South looking East. Canon 650D 14mm F2.8 10 sec ISO 1600. 8 more words


Running Chicken Nebula

7 March 2013

Part of the Running Chicken Nebula


Tarantula Nebula


7 March 2013

Tarantula Nebula in Dorado. This one was exhibited at Astrofest this year (1 of only 24)


Comet C/2011 L4 (PANSTARRS) - Point Peron


4 March 2013

Comet C/2011 L4 (PANSTARRS), is a non-periodic comet discovered in June 2011, that is expected to be visible to the naked eye when it is near perihelion in March 2013. 56 more words


Podcast Episode 117: Eyewitness Accounts and UFOs, Interview with Dr. Elizabeth Loftus

Human memory,
UFO reports, and their

Finally, a new episode is out. I saw Dr. Elizabeth Loftus talk at TAM this year, and I asked her to come on the podcast to discuss her research into human memory and how malleable human memory is, with implications for UFO reports. 202 more words