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Sombrero Galaxy: Hidden Double in a Hat

By Elizabeth Howell, Space.com Contributor   |   April 16, 2014 01:50am ET The Sombrero Galaxy, also called M104 or NGC 4594, is about 28 million light-years from our planet in the constellation Virgo. It is so named because the halo surrounding its disc ... [Published DailyMe.Com - 38 mins ago]
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First reported 10 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 1 reports

NASA got some great photos of the Blood Moon

NASA got some great photos of last night’s (this morning’s) “Blood Moon” that occurred during the total eclipse of the moon (that those of us on the east coast missed because of the clouds). The photos were taken by a Johnson Space Center employee, ... [Published AMERICAblog News| A great nation deserves the t ... - 10 hours ago]
First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 15 hours ago - 1 reports

LIGO, A Passion for Understanding | Complete Film

RECOMMENDED VIDEOS FOR YOU SHOWS AUTHOR BIO Dave Brody Dave Brody has been a writer and Executive Producer at SPACE.com since January 2000. He created and hosted space science video for Starry Night astronomy software, Orion Telescopes and SPACE.com TV. ... [Published DailyMe.Com - 15 hours ago]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated 16 hours ago - 2 reports

Lunar eclipse facts: 5 neat things about tonight's 'blood moon'

The first total lunar eclipse of 2014 will occur overnight tonight, marking the start of an eclipse tetrad — four back-to-back total lunar eclipses — that will happen over the next 18 months.During the skywatching spectacle, Earth's shadow will block ... [Published Bayou Buzz - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated 19 hours ago - 2 reports

Total Lunar Eclipse Visible in North America Tonight

  Many residents of North America, and a few in South America, will be able to see a total lunar eclipse tonight — the first of 2014. Here’s astronomer Michelle Thaler from Nasa’s Goddard Space Center explaining more. A lunar eclipse late Monday ... [Published Firedoglake - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

Weather or not, lunar eclipse tonight!

It doesn't look good for eclipse -viewing. It has been a day of rain, wind, and even graupel! As I write this, snow is falling, clinging like blossoms on the spring trees. Here is the post I wrote about the full moon tonight. Weather permitting, it was ... [Published Chicago Now - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 2 reports

'Space Monday': Total lunar eclipse, rocket launch, brush with Mars

Attention stargazers! You're about to be treated to a series of space spectacles."Space Monday[1]," as astronomers have dubbed it, kicks off in the late afternoon when SpaceX, the private spaceflight company, is planning a rocket launch. The Falcon 9, ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 2 reports

'Blood Moon' Total Lunar Eclipse Expected Tonight (LIVE STREAM)

At approximately 12:53 a.m., the Earth will begin to position itself between the moon and the sun for the first of four total eclipses set to take place until September 2015.The moon will be completely covered by the Earth's umbral shadow for the first ... [Published Auto World News - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

Lasers Could Reveal Evidence of Cosmic Collisions

The ripples from violent cosmic collisions can be felt far across the universe, and thanks to a new, sensitive detector expected to start collecting data next year, scientists might be able to see evidence of those gravitational waves from Earth for the ... [Published NBCNews.com - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

'Space Monday' is a triple treat for stargazers

Attention stargazers! You're about to be treated to a series of space spectacles." Space Monday ," as astronomers have dubbed it, kicks off in the late afternoon when SpaceX, the private spaceflight company, is planning a rocket launch. The Falcon 9, ... [Published Bayou Buzz - Apr 14 2014]
Entities: Stargazer, Space.com, SpaceX
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 4 reports

Lunar Eclipse Facts: 5 Neat Things About Tonight's 'Blood Moon'

By Denise Chow, Staff WriterDate: 14 April 2014 Time: 02:12 PM ETSkywatcher and photographer David Paleino snapped this view of the total lunar eclipse of June 15, 2011 from Italy using a Fujifilm FinePix S2000HD camera.CREDIT: David PaleinoThe first ... [Published LiveScience.com - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 3 reports

Blood moon: Lunar eclipse visible TONIGHT

People across the U.S. and Canada will have the chance to see a total lunar eclipse, known as a "blood moon," Monday night.The eclipse will start around 11 p.m. MST and the total eclipse will occur for just over an hour, starting around 12 a.m. MST, according ... [Published ABC15.com - Apr 14 2014]

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...It is so named because the halo surrounding its disc is unusually large, making it look like a sombrero. "Close inspection of the central bulge shows many points of light that are actually globular clusters. M104's spectacular dust rings harbor many younger and brighter stars, and show intricat..."
"In those early days this measurement was very significant, because astronomers at that time thought that spiral nebulas (as they thought M104 was) were part of our own Milky Way galaxy. The large red shift meant that M104 was probably outside the Milky Way" ESO stated on another page about the Sombrero
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NASA got some great photos of the Blood Moon [Published AMERICAblog News| A great nation deserves the t ... - 10 hours ago]
NASA got some great photos of last night’s (this morning’s) “Blood Moon” that occurred during the total eclipse of the moon (that those of us on the east coast missed because of the clouds). The photos were taken by a Johnson Space Center employee, ...
Total Lunar Eclipse Visible in North America To... [Published Firedoglake - Apr 15 2014]
  Many residents of North America, and a few in South America, will be able to see a total lunar eclipse tonight — the first of 2014. Here’s astronomer Michelle Thaler from Nasa’s Goddard Space Center explaining more. A lunar eclipse late Monday ...
SpaceX to Test Reusable Rocket During ISS Resup... [Published Mashable! - Apr 14 2014]
It's an audacious plan, the odds of success are low, but SpaceX is going to do it anyway: The private spaceflight company founded by billionaire Elon Musk will launch a rocket with landing legs into orbit Monday, then try to bring part of it back ...
Four Blood Moons: Tetrad Eclipse Sign of Apocal... [Published Politisite - Apr 13 2014]
There has been a lot of interest recently in an upcoming series of lunar eclipses that begins April 15. These are usually described as “four blood moons” and taken by some to prophesy upcoming disasters. The total lunar eclipse of April 15 will begin ...
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A rare "blood moon tetrad" will arrive with the start of a total lunar eclipse, beginning late on Monday evening--or, on the East Coast, early Tuesday morning. The eclipse, in which the full moon will be darkened by the earth's shadow, will coincide ...
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