"Spitzer infrared showcases"
The things people will do for a bit more exposure...
Mine's the dirty brown mac with the camera in the buttonhole...
Google has unshackled its heavenly Google Sky from Google Earth and made it available to the hoi-polloi through any web browser: The browser-based Google Sky The material on offer includes some nice Hubble snaps, Chandra X-ray, GALEX Ultraviolet and Spitzer infrared showcases, and a historical layer showing how past …
Wow! In almost no time at all I found this image...
Looks like evidence for some kind of space battle to me!
It kind of does. That is, until you recall that light is itself invisible, and can only be "seen" by way of the things it reflects off of or refracts through.
Still, there's no reason that couldn't be two laser beams passing through a very large dust/chaff/debris cloud.
I think I must be suffering an alcohol deficiency.
I must admit this thingy has lost me completely, I even tried the help & about features, no luck tho. Just what am I looking at? To start with, what does the time figure represent, and how does this correalate to a position in the sky? Which way is North & East, & doesn't it need to know where I am?
Say I want to know where a given planet will be tonight at 10pm, will this handle it, or are the times only relative (not relative in the Einstein sense, we all know that one.. or are told we do)?
Paris.. cos she used night vision too.
I could not help but noticing the regimented series of Monoliths (m) in the area of Ursa Major.
Now what are they up to now?
They failed spectacularly when working with the simians on this smileball. (I mean slime covered planetary body)
Bones only because weesa-all-gonna-die (bad Jar-Jar impersonation) when the galactic bypass goes right through our neighbourhood.
"Say I want to know where a given planet will be tonight at 10pm"...
Use celestia or stellarium?
@AC - Sorry for being a spoilsport. There is enough weirdness in the universe *without* the artifacts, just search for it (hint: Seyfert's sextet - no need for puny space death rays)
Rafael, amateur astrogeek