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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 –

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!


Scenes from 30,000 meters above

Posted in astro blogs, observing, robotic astronomy, space, Student Astronomy with tags on March 21, 2009 by bellaireastro

Teen science apparatus sees space

Teenagers make a space probe with a cheap digital camera and a weather balloon and then recover the data. Check out these images from “The Big Picture”: Scenes from 30,000 meters above.