Eagle Nebula, A Stellar Nursery [M16]
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Eagle Nebula, A Stellar Nursery [M16]

Eagle Nebula, M16 The Eagle Nebula is the 16th object cataloged by Charles Messier and discovered by Jean-Philippe de Cheseaux in 1745.  Also it spans 70 by 55 light years…

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Astronomy and Politics Disagree – Opinion [Science]
PIA00452: Solar System Portrait - Earth as 'Pale Blue Dot', photojournal.jpl.nasa.gov. Archived from the original on July 18, 2011.

Astronomy and Politics Disagree – Opinion [Science]

It's a typical Saturday afternoon at the Abbitt Observatory.  The patrons and amateur astronomers are enthusiastic and the discussion is fun bordering on intense.  A joyful moment in the life…

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