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Re: Astronomy - Give us your trivia

Unread postby bishop3006 » Sun Apr 12, 2009 10:20 pm

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Re: Astronomy - Give us your trivia

Unread postby Aussie Ranger » Wed Apr 15, 2009 11:33 am

you can find fantastic images on the hubbles site.
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Re: Astronomy - Give us your trivia

Unread postby pantera leo » Sun Oct 11, 2009 10:27 am

Hey all tried to download the free stelarium version but it tells me the site is broken! Another good place to watch the stars is on google earth you just click on the little saturn icon and then click on sky!

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Here is where you can download it!

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Re: Astronomy - Give us your trivia

Unread postby deefstes » Wed Oct 21, 2009 9:34 am

Timepilot wrote:I was reading that European astronomers have discovered 32 new planets outside of our solar system! Some of them with maybe the potential for life. :big_eyes:

Cool! I've got dibs on a nice secluded island with a sunbathed beach. But wait, they won't be anywhere near the sun. So make that a Gliese 581 bathed beach. :D
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Re: Astronomy - Give us your trivia

Unread postby Timepilot » Wed Oct 21, 2009 9:39 am

But wait, they won't be anywhere near the sun.


I believe that some of them are closer to the local Sol than Mercury is - major SOL block might be required :wink: :big_eyes:
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