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100,000 Stars

An interactive 3D visualization of the stellar neighborhood, including over 100,000 nearby stars. Created for the Google Chrome web browser.
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Le migliori foto astronomiche del 2013

Le migliori foto astronomiche del 2013 | Poppi's Astronomy | Scoop.it
Il cielo su Rattlesnake Lake Fotografia di Hisao Mogi, National Geographic Your Shot Le tracce del passaggio di alcuni aerei nel cielo sopra Rattlesnake Lake, vicino a Seattle, Washington, tagliano la girandola luminosa tracciata dalle stelle.
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Lenticular Cloud Over Sardinia - Earth Science Picture of the Day

Lenticular Cloud Over Sardinia - Earth Science Picture of the Day | Poppi's Astronomy | Scoop.it
Photographer: Francesco De Comite Summary Authors: Francesco De Comite; Jim Foster The photo above showing a multi-layered lenticular cloud was observed near sunset from Cagliari, Sardinia, Italy.
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Comet ISON Model

Comet ISON Model | Poppi's Astronomy | Scoop.it
Comet ISON real-time interactive 3D model - comet's current position, path through the solar system and where is ISON visible in the night sky
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Hybrid Solar Eclipse Images from Around the World, November 3, 2013

Hybrid Solar Eclipse Images from Around the World, November 3, 2013 | Poppi's Astronomy | Scoop.it
The November 3, 2013 partial solar eclipse is seemingly dripping into the ocean, as seen from Sullivan’s Island, South Carolina.
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Che tempo che fa - Marta Burgay 03/11/2013

www.chetempochefa.rai.it - Che tempo che fa del 3 novembre 2013 La passione per lo studio delle stelle raccontata dall' €™astrofisica Marta Burgay
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Il canale streaming di INAF-TV

Il canale streaming di INAF-TV | Poppi's Astronomy | Scoop.it
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Inaugurazione #srt  in #streaming

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Osservatorio Astronomico Cagliari

Osservatorio Astronomico Cagliari | Poppi's Astronomy | Scoop.it
Inserisci descrizione meta per il progetto
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INAUGURAZIONE SRT, 30 Settembre, siete tutti invitati!!!

 

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NRAO: Revealing the Hidden Universe - Home

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New NRAO website

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And the Winners Are … Amazing ‘Astronomy Photographer of the Year 2013′ Photos Revealed

And the Winners Are … Amazing ‘Astronomy Photographer of the Year 2013′ Photos Revealed | Poppi's Astronomy | Scoop.it
The overall winner of Astronomy Photographer of the Year 2013 photo from Mark Gee, titled ‘Guiding Light to the Stars.’ Credit and copyright: Mark Gee.
Feast your eyes!!
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Nel ghiaccio della cometa la scintilla della vita

Nel ghiaccio della cometa la scintilla della vita | Poppi's Astronomy | Scoop.it
Un esperimento realizzato all'Università del Kent usando del ghiaccio e un supercannone ad aria compressa ha dimostrato che, quando una cometa colpisce un pianeta, le onde d'urto e il calore producono alcuni dei mattoni fondamentali della...
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Astronauts made to live UNDERGROUND
for six days to get ready for life in space

Astronauts made to live UNDERGROUND<br/>for six days to get ready for life in space | Poppi's Astronomy | Scoop.it
Six astronauts will head into the caves of Sa Grutta, Sardinia, Italy to experience conditions similar to those on the International Space Station (Astronauts to live UNDERGROUND in caves of Sa Grutta, Sardinia
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Einstein@home: 50.000 astrofili scoprono 24 pulsar | Gaianews.it

Einstein@home: 50.000 astrofili scoprono 24 pulsar | Gaianews.it | Poppi's Astronomy | Scoop.it
E' grazie a questo super computer che gli scienziati del Max Plank Institute for Gravitational Physics and for Radio Astronomy hanno analizzato i dati d'archivio del radiotelescopio CSIRO Parkes in Australia.
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Una falce di Luna vista dalla Stazione Spaziale Internazionale | Il Disinformatico

Una falce di Luna vista dalla Stazione Spaziale Internazionale | Il Disinformatico | Poppi's Astronomy | Scoop.it
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NASA | What is a Sungrazing Comet?

NASA | What is a Sungrazing Comet? | Poppi's Astronomy | Scoop.it
Sungrazing comets are a special class of comets that come very close to the sun at their nearest approach, a point called perihelion. To be considered a sung...
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A proposito della ISON e di altre comete

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Comet ISON's Current Status | Comet ISON Observing Campaign

Comet ISON's Current Status | Comet ISON Observing Campaign | Poppi's Astronomy | Scoop.it
The NASA Comet ISON Observing Campaign, or NASA CIOC, is a global NASA-backed initiative to encourage and facilitate ground and space-based observations of Comet C/2012 S1 (ISON)
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Aggiornamenti sulla cometa ISON

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Goce "cade". Vuoi sapere dove è ora? - Spaziando

Goce "cade". Vuoi sapere dove è ora? - Spaziando | Poppi's Astronomy | Scoop.it
Tanto rumor per nulla ? Probabilmente si, ma il comunicato della Protezione Civile ha destato qualche preoccupazione nel pubblico.

Via Leopoldo Benacchio
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Recent Sun Activity Spawns Stunning Aurorae

Recent Sun Activity Spawns Stunning Aurorae | Poppi's Astronomy | Scoop.it
The auroral view while driving up Atigun Pass, North Slope Borough County, Alaska, US on November 1, 2013. Credit and copyright: Jason Ahrns.
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Parkes, the gift that keeps on giving

Parkes, the gift that keeps on giving | Poppi's Astronomy | Scoop.it
In an earlier post we revealed five things you (probably) didn't know about the Parkes telescope. Well, here's a sixth: who paid for it. CSIRO? Nope. The Australian Government? Partly. But the firs...
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Chi finanziò la costruzine del radio telescopio di Parkes? 

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The Invisible Colours of the Universe - Fast Forward Science 2013

Take a look into the depths of the universe with scientists from the Albert Einstein Institute in Hanover, and discover amazing astrophysical objects like ne...
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M1: The Crab Nebula Supernova Remnant (animation)

This animation shows the expansion of the Crab Nebula between the years of 1999 and 2012. The 1999 picture was taken by ESO using the VLT. The more recent picture…
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Milky Way emerges from a lighthouse in prize-winning photo - space - 19 September 2013 - New Scientist

Milky Way emerges from a lighthouse in prize-winning photo - space - 19 September 2013 - New Scientist | Poppi's Astronomy | Scoop.it
A New Zealand lighthouse seems to send out a beacon to the whole galaxy in this image which took first place in Astronomy Photographer of the Year
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Beautiful Image of a Dying Star Made by Combining Multiple Small Telescopes

Beautiful Image of a Dying Star Made by Combining Multiple Small Telescopes | Poppi's Astronomy | Scoop.it
Taking pictures of astronomical objects is a lot like collecting rainwater in buckets. Photons from your target are the rain, and your telescope is the bucket. The bigger the bucket, the more rain you collect.
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Beautiful Timelapse: Night Sky at the Shore

Beautiful Timelapse: Night Sky at the Shore | Poppi's Astronomy | Scoop.it
Need a little inspiration to go out and do some stargazing this weekend? Look no further than this gorgeous timelapse by Jack Fusco.
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Scienzaltro - Astronomia, Cielo, Spazio: Cogli l'attimo fuggente. Stasera alle 20.

Scienzaltro - Astronomia, Cielo, Spazio: Cogli l'attimo fuggente. Stasera alle 20. | Poppi's Astronomy | Scoop.it

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Astrophoto: A Cosmic Jellyfish

Astrophoto: A Cosmic Jellyfish | Poppi's Astronomy | Scoop.it
Space exploration is inherently risky. The environment can kill an unprotected human in minutes: the hard vacuum, the heat from a nearby star or the cold from deep space, the gravity gradients near a black hole, the intense radiation blasting out...
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Medusa cosmica!

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