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lupu victor
Independent Author and Editor on Astronomy and Astrophotography.
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Polaris (the North Star), through astronomical telescope.
Polaris is a star that does not bear this name by accident. It is the brightest star located above the north pole of our planet. For this reason, when observed from Earth, it is in the same place in the sky (whether day or night). This is the brightest star...

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September 2016 Lunar Eclipse Pictures.
Yesterday in the evening sky took place an eclipse of the Moon in the penumbra of the Earth under a pretty good observation condition, considering the fact that before the start of the eclipse were many clouds that made me pessimistic trying to see the even...

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Schickard through a telescope November 8, 2011.
In these stabilized video images with Sony Vegas 10, we see many craters on the moon's south-west. Most evidenced by its size is Schickard (227 km) , followed by Schiller crater (180 km), Phocylides and Nasmith (114/77 km) and Wargentin . By the end of the ...

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Thales and Strabo lunar craters
The largest part of this image occupies the eastern Mare Frigoris embodied in darker stain in the lower half of it. The edge of the moon begins higher ground and we distinguish some craters such as Thales (32 km) and Strabo (55 km). Magnitude: -10.82 Phase:...

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Piccolomini. Craters on the Moon through a telescope.
Piccolomini (88 km) crater is interesting because it is overlapped on Rupes Altai wall, which is the second belt formed by the impact that resulted Mare Nectaris basin. This wall is more pronounced from the western edge of Piccolomini. North of the crater, ...

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Marius crater on the Moon.
Marius (41 km), is an isolated crater on Oceanus Procelarum . A "ray" ejected from the impact that formed the crater Kepler reach it as we see in these pictures. It has the same color as the floor of Procellarum basin, a sign that it was flooded by lava. Ma...

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From where is Sun gets its oxygen to support the burning?
  Picture dated November 16, 2011. The Sun burns, yes it is. For example burning of wood needs oxygen to ignite. The chemical components that make up that tree, such as carbon and hydrogen, in combination with oxygen in the atmosphere. So it is what we call...

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Essay about terrestrial planets in the Solar System.
Terrestrial planets in our Solar System are four in number: the largest is the Earth , then Venus , Mars and Mercury. All this has important similarities because they have rocks, iron cores, have mantles inside and crust on the outside. What we learn about ...

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Astronomy Lecture: Moon and Earth.
We like to investigate the planets, the Sun and other stars. Our nature is curious to observe and classify them. We always look back to planets and their physical nature, observe the Moon and Earth which can be considered as two planets if we look at the Mo...

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