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MAAPOW: Week 4

Malta Amateur Astronomy Picture of the Week: Week 4 (26-08-2018): Heart Nebula Taken by: Leonard Ellul-Mercer Information: The Heart Nebula, IC 1805, Sharpless 2-190, lies some 7500 light years away from Earth and is located in the Perseus Arm of [...]

August 26, 2018 Uncategorized

MAAPOW: Week 3

Malta Amateur Astronomy Picture of the Week: Week 3 (12-08-2018): Triangulum Galaxy Taken by: Jeremy Borg Myatt Information: The Triangulum galaxy (Messier 33) is a spiral galaxy located around 3 million light years from Earth, making it one of the [...]

August 14, 2018 Uncategorized

MAAPOW: Week 2

Malta Amateur Astronomy Picture of the Week: Week 2 (05-08-2018): Horsehead Nebula Taken by: Clive Michael Smith Information: The Horsehead nebula, or Barnard 33, is a dark nebula in the Orion constellation. Radius: 3.5 light years Distance to Earth: 1,500 [...]

August 5, 2018 Uncategorized

MAAPOW: Week 2

Malta Amateur Astronomy Picture of the Week: Week 2 (05-08-2018): Horsehead Nebula Taken by: Clive Michael Smith Information: The Horsehead nebula, or Barnard 33, is a dark nebula in the Orion constellation. Radius: 3.5 light years Distance to Earth: 1,500 [...]

August 5, 2018 Uncategorized

MAAPOW: Week 1

Launch of the Malta Amateur Astronomy Picture of the Week! (MAAPOW) Week 1: Rosette Nebula Taken by: Leonard Ellul Mercer Information: The Rosette Nebula is a large spherical H II region located near one end of a giant molecular cloud [...]

July 29, 2018 Uncategorized

Lunar Eclipse YouTube live feed

The total lunar eclipse is just one day away! For those of you who won’t be able to make it for our event at Fort St Elmo, and won’t be able to view the eclipse from where you will be [...]

July 26, 2018 Uncategorized