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Mercury and MESSENGER – The Big Picture

Posted in Mercury, MESSENGER, observing, robotic astronomy, space, The Big Picture with tags , , on June 8, 2009 by bellaireastro

Mercury and MESSENGER – The Big Picture – Boston.com.

Awesome photo blog “The Big Picture” often shows fantastic astronomy photography and the entry all about the MESSENGER mission to the planet Mercury is no exception. Check out these incredible Mercury photos.

You won’t find any of these in textbooks yet either. Enjoy!


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Spaceweathwer.com – Twilight Sky Show 4-26-09

Posted in astro blogs, moon, observing, urban skies with tags , , on April 26, 2009 by bellaireastro

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Spaceweather.com points out that tonight the Moon, the Pleiades, and Mercury will be close together just after sunset in the far western sky not far from the horizon.

The forecast for the Houston area is for cloudy skies but you never know!