Photograph by James Balog in The return of Halley's Comet in my lifetime was not as spectacular as it was in I did not see it myself, the weather was overcast for most of the period it could be seen in my part of the world.
The universe beyond our atmosphere is a most amazing and beautiful thing. It is intriguing and interesting. We should study astronomy. We should study the stars and everything out there. Study the conditions of outer space and all
Photograph: Mark Hanson/Astronomy Photographer of the Year NGC 6888 by Mark Hanson (US). This colourful starscape taken from Rancho Hidalgo, New Mexico, US reveals the searing heat of the Crescent Nebula glowing in a whirl of red and blue.