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Tumblr, Blog, and Moon: space-pics: My first attempt at moon photography through my new telescope [OC]
Tumblr, Blog, and Moon: space-pics:

My first attempt at moon photography through my new telescope [OC]

space-pics: My first attempt at moon photography through my new telescope [OC]

Iphone, Tumblr, and Blog: photos-of-space: My shot of Saturn through a telescope with my iPhone.
Iphone, Tumblr, and Blog: photos-of-space:

My shot of Saturn through a telescope with my iPhone.

photos-of-space: My shot of Saturn through a telescope with my iPhone.

News, Radio, and Roger: Top stories Katie Bouman is the 29Katie Bouman: The year-old scientist behind first image of black hole Video: Katie Bouman's> woman behind the first 2016 TED Talk, How to take a picture of a black black hole image hole Boston.com 1 hour ago BBC.com Fox News 8 hours ago 6 hours ago More for katie bouman friendly-neighborhood-patriarch: friendly-neighborhood-ehrhardt: catalogingthedeclineofthewest: Headlines, meet reality. Reality, meet headlines. Her documented “work” on the project is janitorial! MIT news article on the image and the team: http://news.mit.edu/2019/mit-haystack-first-image-black-hole-0410 From the article: An international team of over 200 astronomers, including scientists from MIT’s Haystack Observatory, has captured the first direct images of a black hole. They accomplished this remarkable feat by coordinating the power of eight major radio observatories on four continents, to work together as a virtual, Earth-sized telescope. In a series of papers published today in a special issue of Astrophysical Journal Letters, the team has revealed four images of the supermassive black hole at the heart of Messier 87, or M87, a galaxy within the Virgo galaxy cluster, 55 million light years from Earth. … The Haystack EHT team includes John Barrett, Roger Cappallo, Joseph Crowley, Mark Derome, Kevin Dudevoir, Michael Hecht, Lynn Matthews, Kotaro Moriyama, Michael Poirier, Alan Rogers, Chester Ruszczyk, Jason SooHoo, Don Sousa, Michael Titus, and Alan Whitney. Additional contributors were MIT alumni Daniel Palumbo, Katie Bouman, Lindy Blackburn, Sera Markoff, and Bill Freeman, a professor in MIT’s Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science. She’s listed as an “additional contributor.”  Topkek. reblogging because ive seen katie boumans name several times but this is the first time ive heard about andrew chael. he deserves to be recognized. 850k lines of code is no joke.
News, Radio, and Roger: Top stories
 Katie Bouman is the 29Katie Bouman: The
 year-old scientist
 behind first image of
 black hole
 Video: Katie Bouman's>
 woman behind the first 2016 TED Talk, How to
 take a picture of a black
 black hole image
 hole
 Boston.com
 1 hour ago
 BBC.com
 Fox News
 8 hours ago
 6 hours ago
 More for katie bouman
friendly-neighborhood-patriarch:
friendly-neighborhood-ehrhardt:


catalogingthedeclineofthewest:

Headlines, meet reality. Reality, meet headlines.
Her documented “work” on the project is janitorial!
MIT news article on the image and the team: http://news.mit.edu/2019/mit-haystack-first-image-black-hole-0410
From the article:

An international team of over 200 astronomers, including scientists from MIT’s Haystack Observatory, has captured the first direct images of a black hole. They accomplished this remarkable feat by coordinating the power of eight major radio observatories on four continents, to work together as a virtual, Earth-sized telescope.
In a series of papers published today in a special issue of Astrophysical Journal Letters, the team has revealed four images of the supermassive black hole at the heart of Messier 87, or M87, a galaxy within the Virgo galaxy cluster, 55 million light years from Earth.
…
The Haystack EHT team includes John Barrett, Roger Cappallo, Joseph Crowley, Mark Derome, Kevin Dudevoir, Michael Hecht, Lynn Matthews, Kotaro Moriyama, Michael Poirier, Alan Rogers, Chester Ruszczyk, Jason SooHoo, Don Sousa, Michael Titus, and Alan Whitney. Additional contributors were MIT alumni Daniel Palumbo, Katie Bouman, Lindy Blackburn, Sera Markoff, and Bill Freeman, a professor in MIT’s Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science.

She’s listed as an “additional contributor.” 
Topkek.

reblogging because ive seen katie boumans name several times but this is the first time ive heard about andrew chael.
he deserves to be recognized.


850k lines of code is no joke.

friendly-neighborhood-patriarch: friendly-neighborhood-ehrhardt: catalogingthedeclineofthewest: Headlines, meet reality. Reality, meet he...

Blood Moon, Love, and Tumblr: photos-of-space: Picture my grandmother took of the blood moon through a neighbors telescope - love the colors
Blood Moon, Love, and Tumblr: photos-of-space:

Picture my grandmother took of the blood moon through a neighbors telescope - love the colors

photos-of-space: Picture my grandmother took of the blood moon through a neighbors telescope - love the colors

Tumblr, Blog, and Space: photos-of-space: Girlfriend took this through a telescope a few weeks ago. Incredible detail showing the craters.
Tumblr, Blog, and Space: photos-of-space:

Girlfriend took this through a telescope a few weeks ago. Incredible detail showing the craters.

photos-of-space: Girlfriend took this through a telescope a few weeks ago. Incredible detail showing the craters.

Bad, Phone, and Tumblr: photos-of-space: Took this today with my phone through a cheap telescope. Not bad IMO. [4032x3024] [OC]
Bad, Phone, and Tumblr: photos-of-space:

Took this today with my phone through a cheap telescope. Not bad IMO. [4032x3024] [OC]

photos-of-space: Took this today with my phone through a cheap telescope. Not bad IMO. [4032x3024] [OC]

Bailey Jay, New York, and Tumblr: space-pics: Checking for flaws in the 21 ton glass blank of the 200 inch mirror for the Mount Palomar telescope, Corning Glass Works, Ithaca, New York, 1935 [955x748]
Bailey Jay, New York, and Tumblr: space-pics:

Checking for flaws in the 21 ton glass blank of the 200 inch mirror for the Mount Palomar telescope, Corning Glass Works, Ithaca, New York, 1935 [955x748]

space-pics: Checking for flaws in the 21 ton glass blank of the 200 inch mirror for the Mount Palomar telescope, Corning Glass Works, Ithac...

Tumblr, Blog, and Http: space-pics: The Andromeda Galaxy in Infra Red Light by the Spitzer Space Telescope [7196x2402]
Tumblr, Blog, and Http: space-pics:

The Andromeda Galaxy in Infra Red Light by the Spitzer Space Telescope [7196x2402]

space-pics: The Andromeda Galaxy in Infra Red Light by the Spitzer Space Telescope [7196x2402]

Target, Tumblr, and Work: dame-de-pique: The moon seen through a telescope, 1920 - 1925
Target, Tumblr, and Work: dame-de-pique:

The moon seen through a telescope, 1920 - 1925

dame-de-pique: The moon seen through a telescope, 1920 - 1925

Bones, Dumbledore, and Fucking: yehll need a lot more study betore yei gter at eve Hagrid wouldn't let Harry buy a solid gold cauldron, either ( says pewter on yer list), but they got a nice set of scales for weighing potion ingredients and a collapsible brass telescope. fleamontpotter fleamontpotter: fleamontpotter: pansiparknson: fleamontpotter The boy has never had anything nice and the second he gets his hands on some money he tries to buy a fucking solid gold cauldron like started from the bottom now we here I love him so much Honestly Hagrid saved Harry from so much embarrassment. Can you imagine him turning up to his first potions lesson with a fucking solid gold cauldron??? Like Snape already hated Harry think about what he would have said if Harry just plonked that on his desk I think he would have said fuck it to his promise to dumbledore and murdered Harry on the spot at once. He had to keep reminding himself that he had five years to go at Hogwarts, and how it would feel to ask the Dursleys for money for spellbooks, to stop himself buying a handsome set of solid gold Gobstones (a wizarding game rather like marbles, in AGAIN WITH THE SOLID GOLD POSSESSIONS HARRY. I'm surprised he never replaced his glasses with solid gold ones the boy clearly has a taste for the finer things in life. Or when he had his bones removed by Lockhart in second year, he probably had to stop himself from asking Pomfrey to just fill his arm up with gold instead of bones. NO WONDER HE CAN SEE THE FUCKIN SNITCH SO WELL HE'S ON THE HUNT FOR GOLD 25,088 notes Aurum Protestas Est
Bones, Dumbledore, and Fucking: yehll need a lot more
 study
 betore
 yei
 gter
 at
 eve
 Hagrid wouldn't let Harry buy a solid gold cauldron, either (
 says pewter on yer list), but they got a nice set of scales for
 weighing potion ingredients and a collapsible brass telescope.
 fleamontpotter
 fleamontpotter:
 fleamontpotter:
 pansiparknson:
 fleamontpotter
 The boy has never had anything nice and the second
 he gets his hands on some money he tries to buy a
 fucking solid gold cauldron like started from the
 bottom now we here I love him so much
 Honestly Hagrid saved Harry from so much
 embarrassment. Can you imagine him turning up to his
 first potions lesson with a fucking solid gold
 cauldron??? Like Snape already hated Harry think
 about what he would have said if Harry just plonked that
 on his desk
 I think he would have said fuck it to his promise to
 dumbledore and murdered Harry on the spot
 at once. He had to keep reminding himself that he had five years
 to go at Hogwarts, and how it would feel to ask the Dursleys for
 money for spellbooks, to stop himself buying a handsome set of
 solid gold Gobstones (a wizarding game rather like marbles, in
 AGAIN WITH THE SOLID GOLD POSSESSIONS HARRY.
 I'm surprised he never replaced his glasses with solid gold
 ones the boy clearly has a taste for the finer things in life. Or
 when he had his bones removed by Lockhart in second year,
 he probably had to stop himself from asking Pomfrey to just
 fill his arm up with gold instead of bones.
 NO WONDER HE CAN SEE THE FUCKIN SNITCH SO WELL
 HE'S ON THE HUNT FOR GOLD
 25,088 notes
Aurum Protestas Est

Aurum Protestas Est

Tumblr, Blog, and Http: space-pics: Orion Nebula without a telescope [2263x2481][OC]
Tumblr, Blog, and Http: space-pics:

Orion Nebula without a telescope [2263x2481][OC]

space-pics: Orion Nebula without a telescope [2263x2481][OC]

Beautiful, Taken, and Tumblr: space-pics: A beautiful picture of the Mars taken by the Hubble telescope (look at the big sandstorm covering the whole planet) [ 1280 X 720 ]
Beautiful, Taken, and Tumblr: space-pics:

A beautiful picture of the Mars taken by the Hubble telescope (look at the big sandstorm covering the whole planet) [ 1280 X 720 ]

space-pics: A beautiful picture of the Mars taken by the Hubble telescope (look at the big sandstorm covering the whole planet) [ 1280 X 72...

Definitely, Internet, and Interstellar: 31 1 11-14 1 2 1-1 )- 332 1 11 1 1 1131 311 1 21 1 61 2411 434411] foxy-mulder: elphabaforpresidentofgallifrey: inside-us-only-stars: icksie: im-the-swamp-witch: chavisory: invaderxan: mistyscience: The Wow! signal.  A signal sequence that lasted for 72 seconds in 1977 but has never been seen again. The signal appeared to come from a globular cluster in the Sagittarius constellation, but to this day no definite answer for where the signal originated can be given.   This signal… After numerous checks and re-checks, it’s been found to have definitely come from an extraterrestrial source. It was broadcast at 1420 MHz. This frequency isn’t used by Earth communications for science reasons. It’s a frequency which neutral hydrogen emits at in interstellar space and is useful in radio astronomy. Interestingly, emitting a strong signal at this frequency is a likely way to get someone’s attention if there’s anyone listening, because any other radio astronomers in the universe will definitely know of it and be making observations of it. That really is a very strong signal. Against the backgrounds, it looks to me like about 30 standard deviations (give or take). Actually, that globular cluster (M55) is just the closest object to the transmission’s source. It appeared to have come from a region of mostly empty space (though it’s worth remembering that distant red dwarfs or brown dwarfs could be too faint to be detectable). The astronomer who found this and scrawled “Wow!” on that printout was Jerry Ehman at the Big Ear radio telescope in Ohio. Credit where it’s due. Despite a lot of efforts, this kind of signal has only ever been recorded this one time. There’s a chance we may never know what it was. It is unlike any other kind of phenomenon ever observed in astronomy. The only logical scientific explanation is that it was one of two things: Either it was a completely unknown and incredibly rare astronomical phenomenon which modern astronomy is completely unaware of – or it was an intercepted alien transmission. There are no other possibilities. I really love the Wow! signal. Okay but what does it sound like? here you go, @im-the-swamp-witch That sound filled me with unearthly dread me, who talks about aliens just beaming me the fuck up all the time: wait hold up this shit is SCARY?! this sounds like dial-up internet
Definitely, Internet, and Interstellar: 31
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foxy-mulder:
elphabaforpresidentofgallifrey:

inside-us-only-stars:

icksie:

im-the-swamp-witch:

chavisory:

invaderxan:

mistyscience:

The Wow! signal. 
A signal sequence that lasted for 72 seconds in 1977 but has never been seen again. The signal appeared to come from a globular cluster in the Sagittarius constellation, but to this day no definite answer for where the signal originated can be given.  

This signal…
After numerous checks and re-checks, it’s been found to have definitely come from an extraterrestrial source.
It was broadcast at 1420 MHz. This frequency isn’t used by Earth communications for science reasons. It’s a frequency which neutral hydrogen emits at in interstellar space and is useful in radio astronomy.
Interestingly, emitting a strong signal at this frequency is a likely way to get someone’s attention if there’s anyone listening, because any other radio astronomers in the universe will definitely know of it and be making observations of it.
That really is a very strong signal. Against the backgrounds, it looks to me like about 30 standard deviations (give or take).
Actually, that globular cluster (M55) is just the closest object to the transmission’s source. It appeared to have come from a region of mostly empty space (though it’s worth remembering that distant red dwarfs or brown dwarfs could be too faint to be detectable).
The astronomer who found this and scrawled “Wow!” on that printout was Jerry Ehman at the Big Ear radio telescope in Ohio. Credit where it’s due.
Despite a lot of efforts, this kind of signal has only ever been recorded this one time. There’s a chance we may never know what it was.
It is unlike any other kind of phenomenon ever observed in astronomy. The only logical scientific explanation is that it was one of two things: Either it was a completely unknown and incredibly rare astronomical phenomenon which modern astronomy is completely unaware of – or it was an intercepted alien transmission. There are no other possibilities.

I really love the Wow! signal.

Okay but what does it sound like?


here you go, @im-the-swamp-witch

That sound filled me with unearthly dread

me, who talks about aliens just beaming me the fuck up all the time: wait hold up this shit is SCARY?!

this sounds like dial-up internet

foxy-mulder: elphabaforpresidentofgallifrey: inside-us-only-stars: icksie: im-the-swamp-witch: chavisory: invaderxan: mistyscience: T...