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Galaxy Cluster Abell 1689

Happy Birthday Hubble

In case you have been stranded on a remote island and have not heard, the Hubble Space Telescope (HST) is turning 25-years old today!  Although known popularly for the stunning images produced from the data it has gathered, the HST has contributed critical new data that has accelerated human understanding of our universe time and time […]

Moon Phase Calendars

Our popular Moon Phase Calendars are still available here at DavidChandler.com! You can click the button below or navigate to Resources -> Online Resources and click on “More Information and Links” under The Moon heading. The link to our Moon Phase Calendars is right at the top. These easy to use calendars will help you […]

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Spiral Galaxy and The Messier Catalog

An image of a Spiral Galaxy in the constellation Canes Venatici from one of our favorite sites, APOD (Astronomy Picture Of the Day). This galaxy is Messier Object 106. French astronomer Charles Messier was a comet hunter who identified over 100 objects that resembled comets but were not. He created a catalogue of these objects […]

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International Dark Sky Association

This week we wish to recognize the towns of Westcliffe and East Cliff Colorado for their recent applications with the International Dark Sky Association to become recognized Dark Sky Communities. A Dark Sky Community is “a town, city, municipality, or other legally organized community that has shown exceptional dedication to the preservation of the night […]