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Sunday Stellar Spectacular: Imaging the Cosmos

The Andromeda Galaxy, M31. Photo Credit: Chris Hetlage / Imaging the Cosmos

Chris Hetlage with Imaging the Cosmos offers up another stunning array of images from his observatory at the Deerlick Astronomy Village in Georgia. This dark sky community has produced stunning imagery of the majesty of space. This collection of photos contain images [...]

Sunday Photo Spotlight: PanSTARRS Dances With Andromeda

Photo Credit: Chris Cook / cookphoto.com

This past Tuesday, photographer Chris Cook snapped this image of M31 (Messier 31), more commonly known as the Andromeda Galaxy. It shared the sky with the PanSTARRS comet, which is making its way through the solar system.

Cook produced this composite image by conducting four 20-second exposures taken [...]

Imaging the Cosmos: Universal Appeal

Located in the constellation Orion is one of the most spectacular collections of nebulacity visable from Earth. In the Northern Hemisphere, the Belt of Orion, the three brightest stars in this image, can be seen in the southern skies during the winter months. Photo Credit: Chris Hetlage / Imaging the Cosmos

Chris Hetlage’s astrophotography [...]