Daily Archives: July 29, 2009

Your friendly neighbourhood supergiant!

Good old Betelgeuse. There aren’t many stars close enough that you can actually image them as more than just a point of light. Also known as Alpha Orionis, Betelgeuse is so big and so nearby though, that ESO’s VLT (Very … Continue reading

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Curious about the Red Planet?

Invader Xan is going to Mars! Well… That’s not to say that I’m going to Mars (given the option, I prefer not to talk about myself in the third person). More that my online alias is going to Mars. Once … Continue reading

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