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Sweeping by

A mesmerizing look at the recent solar eclipse, visible in parts of Australia. The Sweeping Shadow – Total Solar Eclipse, Nov 14 2012,The Granite, FNQ, Australia. from Colin Legg on Vimeo.


Early morning family portrait

Up early tomorrow and having an unobstructed view of the horizon to the east, including a lack of clouds? Then you could try to spot Mercury, Venus and Saturn all at once. Click on the…


A beautiful sight in the east (for now)

Jupiter, Moon, Aldebaran and the M45 (Pleaides) are all cuddling up together in the night skies. Here it’s overcast, maybe at your place you could take a look outside. No telescope, no binoculars, no nothing:…


Sunny autumn day

Here’s the Sun at 15:45 the last Sun in Daylight Savings Time. Tonight three ‘o clock here in Europe will become two ‘o clock once again. An end to that stupid DST. On this picture…


ESTEC open day October 7

ESTEC Exciting things to see and do at ESTEC’s Open Day 26 September 2012 ESTEC, Europe’s largest space centre, is opening its doors to the public on Sunday 7 October, with plenty of attractions and…