Tag Archives: astronomy

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North and South

Another amazing night with bright airglow and a hint of southern borealis or wishful thinking. Anyhow those colours weren’t visible to the naked eye, but you quickly realize when you’re out here standing under it why […]

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Crazy Airglow

Airglow (also called nightglow) is a faint emission of light by a planetary atmosphere. In the case of Earth’s atmosphere, this optical phenomenon causes the night sky never to be completely dark, even after the […]

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Planetary Conjunction

The star Antares, with planets Mars and Saturn form a distinctive triangle in the sky, and just below it you can also see comet which appears as a bluey green dot (later found out it’s actually called 252P/LINEAR). The moon […]

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Outskirts

Snuck out for a short 2 hour drive last night, just far enough from Sydney to see the Milky Way. I would’ve spent more time out but it was bloody freezing! Winter is coming, bring […]

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