Favorite APOD

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Re: Favorite APOD

Postby emc » Tue Apr 03, 2012 8:40 pm

This APOD is a favorite because the instant I saw it, I was thrown into a temporary manic state. :shock: It was so unexpected and entertaining. I didn’t know such a thing existed. It reminded me of the depth of APOD and its Discussion threads… what with all the people’s work that's contained within its web corridors. I think a BWE would make a good tool for digging through the gobs of information and SA* peopleisms!

http://apod.nasa.gov/apod/ap101024.html

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Re: Favorite APOD

Postby astrofiles » Fri May 04, 2012 1:58 pm

There are soooo many beautiful apods that I think it's very hard to tell a favorite one. Perhaps we should ask what's the worst apod ;-)

One recent Apod I love is this one: http://apod.nasa.gov/apod/ap120429.html

Perhaps my worst Apod should be this one: http://apod.nasa.gov/apod/ap950616.html
But as it is the first Apod, this also could be a favorite one!

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Re: Favorite APOD

Postby TNT » Mon May 07, 2012 2:23 pm

astrofiles wrote:There are soooo many beautiful apods that I think it's very hard to tell a favorite one. Perhaps we should ask what's the worst apod ;-)

This APOD seems to be one of the worst among many people.
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Re: Favorite APOD

Postby ausjon » Wed May 16, 2012 10:38 am

keitha0000 wrote:
APOD_admirer wrote:Eta Carinae is my favorite APOD entry:

http://apod.nasa.gov/apod/ap080617.html

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eta_Carinae
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I have to agree on this one...


+1 Have to agree also

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Re: Favorite APOD

Postby Toni Mancera » Sun Jul 29, 2012 2:27 am

Theatre is one of my favorite APOD
http://apod.nasa.gov/apod/ap101023.html

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Re: Favorite APOD

Postby GerryP » Mon Sep 03, 2012 5:03 pm

APOD is a recent discovery to me as well as Starship Asterisk. This is the first time I have seen this photo and I agree that it is magnificent. The more I learn about the universe the more astounded I become. Who knows what the next discoveries will be?

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Re: Favorite APOD

Postby sashaiel » Sun Oct 21, 2012 8:50 pm

photos are great

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Re: Favorite APOD

Postby 2birds » Tue Nov 20, 2012 8:17 am

I think that today's picture is beautiful as well http://apod.nasa.gov/apod/ap121120.html

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Re: Favorite APOD

Postby jeradsaxton » Mon Dec 03, 2012 10:35 pm

by far my favorite
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http://apod.nasa.gov/apod/ap110624.html

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Re: Favorite APOD

Postby adam1234 » Sun Sep 08, 2013 6:38 pm

Marvellous pictures :)

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Re: Favorite APOD

Postby wonderboy » Fri Sep 20, 2013 1:23 pm

You ever see a photo and you just love it? You don't know why and can't explain it? Well this apod does it to me.

it just fills me with a sense of wonder at how vast things actually are. I also love the detail on the dust lanes of the galaxy. simply amazing

http://apod.nasa.gov/apod/ap110515.html
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Re: Favorite APOD

Postby owlice » Fri Sep 20, 2013 1:27 pm

That's a great image, wonderboy!

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Re: Favorite APOD

Postby wonderboy » Fri Sep 20, 2013 1:39 pm

owlice wrote:That's a great image, wonderboy!

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Thankashu!
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Re: Favorite APOD

Postby wonderboy » Mon Sep 30, 2013 2:04 pm

I take it back. I like the sombrero galaxy, but this is my favourite!!!! stunning.
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Re: Favorite APOD

Postby geckzilla » Mon Sep 30, 2013 2:08 pm

You might enjoy this photo. Skydiving next to a rocket launch. http://www.vandenberg.af.mil/shared/med ... 9T-001.JPG
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Re: Favorite APOD

Postby wonderboy » Mon Sep 30, 2013 2:23 pm

im not going to post it as my favourite now, even though it is haha. so thaks geckzilla. but surely NASA knew nothing of this?
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Re: Favorite APOD

Postby geckzilla » Mon Sep 30, 2013 2:29 pm

Someone at NASA did, according to the Goddard Twitter feed. I learned about the article at Bad Astronomy.
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Re: Favorite APOD

Postby wonderboy » Mon Sep 30, 2013 3:45 pm

what makes it more special is it was taken on my birthday, apart from the 2007 bit of course.
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Re: Favorite APOD

Postby Nitpicker » Tue Oct 01, 2013 12:08 am

This one does it for me:
http://apod.nasa.gov/apod/ap010219.html

Higher res version now on Wikipedia:

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Re: Favorite APOD

Postby kingtecsolar » Tue Oct 01, 2013 8:36 am

I just simply love this http://apod.nasa.gov/apod/ap130913.html ....amazing

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Re: Favorite APOD

Postby jadenicon » Sun Nov 17, 2013 1:48 am

Mars Then And Now is my all time favorite one! :)

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Re: Favorite APOD

Postby southern cross » Tue May 13, 2014 7:00 am

I don't know how to choose either;

although it is very close to home, the Iceland volcano cloud and lightning has to rank as one of the most memorable for me...
http://apod.nasa.gov/apod/ap140420.html

at the opposite end of the scale, the Hubble Deep field view gets me thinking...
http://apod.nasa.gov/apod/ap121014.html

and my last pick of today, the Einstein rings plus galaxies plus (dark matter) plus supernova - wow! a real bonanza...
http://apod.nasa.gov/apod/ap140505.html

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Re: Favorite APOD

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Re: Favorite APOD

Postby PhilT » Sun Jun 21, 2015 9:27 am

How about "pretty much all of them" ?

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Re: Favorite APOD

Postby victor.jimenez101 » Wed Jul 01, 2015 3:55 am

i have to say, my favorite has to be this one: http://apod.nasa.gov/apod/ap050605.html this shows everything from the north american to the lagoon nebula. so far i see: the north american, gamma cygni, the veil, the eagle, omega, triffid, and the lagoon; im sure there are a few others im missing, anyone care to elaborate?


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