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Christmas stars  @psychohistorian.org

Christmas stars

posted: 3617 days ago, on Monday, 2008 Dec 22 at 11:16
tags: astronomy.

The beautiful globular cluster 47 Tucanae (NGC 104) sits high in the southern sky on Christmas Eve. It will be one of the southern show-piece objects I'll be enjoying this Christmas season from Sutherland.

Contributor: Kos Coronaios

When the light from the stars in this cluster began the voyage to Earth, humans hadn't yet figured out how to make a fire. I'll roll a cig and strike my Zippo and give a thought to how far we've come.

via: Kos Coronaios

nothing more to see. please move along.


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