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Ryckaert, David, III BREDIUS 2.jpg

Ryckaert, David, III BREDIUS 2.jpg

Choices for Children: Textured Moon Paintings - finger painting :)  I like this!

Choices for Children: Textured Moon Paintings - finger painting :) I like this!

The core of our galaxy, seen in infrared light by the Spitzer Space Telescope. Blue light is from stars, green light is from polycyclic carbon molecules, yellow and red light is from the thermal glow of warm dust.  This image spans approximately 1000 light years by 1600 light years.  The galactic core is 26000 light years away.

THE CORE OF OUR GALAXY, seen in infrared light by the Spitzer Space Telescope. Blue light is from stars, green light is from polycyclic carbon molecules, yellow and red light is from the thermal glow of warm dust. This image spans approximately 1000 light

Self-portrait of the photographer, Travis Burke, shooting the Milky Way under Utah’s Delicate Arch, with a little creative lighting from a flashlight. Camera settings: F/2.8, 50 sec., ISO 1600. Photo by Travis Burke

How to take landscape photos at night

Self-portrait of the photographer, Travis Burke, shooting the Milky Way under Utah’s Delicate Arch, with a little creative lighting from a flashlight. Camera settings: 50 sec., ISO Photo by Travis Burke

The zodiacal sign of Gemini, depicted in a Persian painting, c.1600, as conjoined twins. (British Museum)

zeusammon: Entwined Geminis, Safavid Dynasty Persia/Iran C. opaque watercolour and ink on paper. The twin Geminis’ share the same body and stare into each others eyes.

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stock-vector-watercolor-planets-sun-mercury-venus-earth-mars-jupiter-saturn-uranus-neptune-vector-262258286.jpg (1500×1600)

Use three different ink colors and the Going Global stamp set to create a stunning night sky. | My Lucky Stars #TGIFC37: Create with Kaitlyn

Use three different ink colors and the Going Global stamp set to create a stunning night sky.

Fun in PreK-1: There's No Place Like Space: Outer Space Adventures & Friday Freebie.  If we do a space unit I want to do this! Stuff for dramatic play, math, science, and literacy!

Fun in There's No Place Like Space: Outer Space Adventures Friday Freebie. If we do a space unit I want to do this! Stuff for dramatic play, math, science, and literacy!

Ryckaert, David, III BREDIUS 2.jpg

Ryckaert, David, III BREDIUS 2.jpg

NASA - Orion of a Different Color

Orion of a Different Color

A different astronomy and space science related image is featured each day, along with a brief explanation.

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This is an ancient lunar calendar made by the Aurignacian people (47,000-41,000 years ago). The Aurignacian culture is an archaeological culture of the Upper Palaeolithic, located in Europe and southwest Asia, lasted within the period from ca. 45,000 to 35,000 years ago. The name originates from the type site of Aurignac in the Haute-Garonne area of France.

Lunar calendar made by the Aurignacian people. The Aurignacian culture is of the Upper Paleolithic Era, located in Europe and southwest Asia, lasted within the period from ca. to years ago.

The Comet in Queenstown  on the night of the Aurora Australis,  N.Z. by Trey Ratcliff

The Comet in Queenstown On the night of the Aurora Australis ~ by Trey Ratcliff ~ this guy has amazing photos and information about photography.

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