All posts by Justin Avery

Justin spends most of his time creating notebooks about space, and far too little time maintaining this site.

Great Nebula in Orion M42

Explanation: The Great Nebula in Orion, also known as M42, is one of the most famous nebulas in the sky. The star forming region’s glowing gas clouds and hot young stars are on the right in this sharp and colorful...

/ November 5, 2015
Enceladus

Enceldus — Saturn’s Icy moon

A few days ago images returned from the NASA spacecraft Cassini. Cassini came within 50 km of the moons service to return this wonderful photo, but it’s not finished just yet.  In another month (and a bit) it will run...

/ November 2, 2015