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Start of APOD!

Post by orin stepanek » Fri Nov 27, 2020 2:58 pm

Got to thinking about the beginning of APOD and what it was like! This is the earliest photos I could find!


https://apod.nasa.gov/apod/calendar/ca9506.html 8-)
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Re: Start of APOD!

Post by Ann » Fri Nov 27, 2020 5:27 pm

orin stepanek wrote:
Fri Nov 27, 2020 2:58 pm
Got to thinking about the beginning of APOD and what it was like! This is the earliest photos I could find!


https://apod.nasa.gov/apod/calendar/ca9506.html 8-)
Fascinating, Orin! I remember the image of the central part of Virgo Cluster galaxy M100 very well. It made me a long-time fan of both Hubble Space Telescope and galaxy M100! :D



























For comparison, I'm offering an Isaac Newton Group of Telescopes image of M100 (at right), so that you can really see how small the central part of the galaxy is, the part that was imaged by Hubble back in 1993!

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Re: Start of APOD!

Post by orin stepanek » Fri Nov 27, 2020 10:23 pm

Ann wrote:
Fri Nov 27, 2020 5:27 pm
orin stepanek wrote:
Fri Nov 27, 2020 2:58 pm
Got to thinking about the beginning of APOD and what it was like! This is the earliest photos I could find!


https://apod.nasa.gov/apod/calendar/ca9506.html 8-)
Fascinating, Orin! I remember the image of the central part of Virgo Cluster galaxy M100 very well. It made me a long-time fan of both Hubble Space Telescope and galaxy M100! :D






























For comparison, I'm offering an Isaac Newton Group of Telescopes image of M100 (at right), so that you can really see how small the central part of the galaxy is, the part that was imaged by Hubble back in 1993!

Ann
Interesting; the difference a better telescope can make! :mrgreen:
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Re: Start of APOD!

Post by orin stepanek » Wed Dec 23, 2020 9:48 pm

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