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Galaxy Size Comparison Chart

Originally posted on Richer Ramblings:
Just how big is our galaxy, the Milky Way, compared to others? Not very, actually. Above is a galaxy size comparison chart (by Rhys Taylor), showing, to the same scale, a selection of galaxies that…

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Originally posted on The AstroCamp:
It’s true. Irregular AstroCamp 2012 has come and gone. To say I have been on a high after two nights of spectacular astronomy shared with amazing people would be an understatement. But now it is…

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Originally posted on The AstroCamp:
The buzz had warmed me all night. Everywhere was the sound of people talking astronomy, sharing stories and enjoying themselves.  Months of worry were finally melting, we had pulled it off.  The first night had…

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Originally posted on The AstroCamp:
…M57, M27, NGC7009, M81, M82, Double Cluster (naked eye!) M31, meteor! Western Veil, Eastern Veil, Uranus, Neptune, M13, M92, Alberio, Double Double, meteor! M51, M101, M39, Pleiades, M33, Mizar, Alcor, NGC7000, Moon, Jupiter, BED! The…

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Originally posted on The AstroCamp:
Well we have been waiting for it and the day is here! Cwmdu Base here, the IAC has landed! The skies are so far perfect with not a cloud in the sky and the site…

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Originally posted on The AstroCamp:
Ralph felt lonely, so I put the questions to myself. Introducing IAC Host number two- Paul Hill… At the camp it will be a Deer-stalker…. So who is Paul Hill? By day I am a special needs secondary…

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Originally posted on The AstroCamp:
Just four weeks to go now!  We have more and more bookings coming into IAC HQ and we are looking forward to meeting all of you on what promises to be a great weekend.  So…

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