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Stellar Nursery402 viewsAn imagined abstract portrait depicting the emergence of a young star from its natal dust cloud. Sharpie, pen, and colored pencil on white paper.
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The Sun, The Moon and The Lighthouse378 viewsTo read the accompanying poem, please follow the link:
http://cs.astronomy.com/asy/m/sunandmoon/487875.aspx
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Beehive Cluster214 viewsAn abstract rendering of M44. Sharpie and colored pencil on white paper.
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Light Pollution207 viewsNot exactly an astronomical sketch, but maybe a comment on an issue important to us all. Colored pencil on black paper.
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Halley's Comet from Tucson, Arizona163 views
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They were all just faint fuzzies to Charles Messier110 viewsComet 103P sliding silently by M46 & M47 on November 27th, 2010
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Messier 42, The Great Orion Nebula83 viewsThe Orion Nebula (also known as Messier 42, M42, or NGC 1976) is a diffuse nebula situated south of Orion's Belt in the constellation of Orion.

It is one of the brightest nebulae, and is visible to the naked eye in the night sky. M42 is located at a distance of 1,344 ± 20 light years and is the closest region of massive star formation to Earth.

The M42 nebula is estimated to be 24 light years across. It has a mass of about 2000 times the mass of the Sun.
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Comet Lulin and the Eskimo82 viewsThe Eskimo has a close encounter with Comet Lulin on March 15th, 2009
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