1. Aurora over Northern Norway

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    from Babak Tafreshi / Added

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    The northern lights or aurora borealis swirls over a fjord in the Norwegian Sea near Tromso, northern Norway, March 2013. A mix of moonlight, aurora, and a nearby village illuminate the stunning landscape. The Pleiades Star Cluster (the Seven Sisters) appears at the upper left. For publishers: The footage is available to license, in high quality full HD1080p (and 2k or 4k). Babak Tafreshi (btafreshi@twanight.org). Still photography of amazing aurora over this scene on my photo website www.dreamview.net: 1- http://dreamview.net/dv/new/photos.asp?id=102602 2- http://dreamview.net/dv/new/photos.asp?id=102605 3- http://dreamview.net/dv/new/photos.asp?id=102603 4- http://dreamview.net/dv/new/photos.asp?id=102604

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    • Exoplanets and how to find them - Professor Carolin Crawford

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      Each week new observations add to the tally of 'hot-Jupiters' and 'super-Earths' found in orbit around nearby stars. Other planetary systems appear commonplace in our Milky Way, but how closely do they resemble our own Solar System, and what are the implications for life elsewhere? The transcript and downloadable versions of the lecture are available from the Gresham College website: http://www.gresham.ac.uk/lectures-and-events/exoplanets-and-how-to-find-them Gresham College has been giving free public lectures since 1597. This tradition continues today with all of our five or so public lectures a week being made available for free download from our website. There are currently nearly 1,500 lectures free to access or download from the website. Website: gresham.ac.uk Twitter: twitter.com/GreshamCollege Facebook: facebook.com/pages/Gresham-College/14011689941

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      • Observatory time-lapse

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        Мой первый фильм по технологии time lapse. Снят на юге России, на территории Специальной астрофизической обсерватории Российской академии наук. Высота местности над уровнем моря 2000 метров. В последних эпизодах виден купол Большого Азимутального телескопа диаметром 6 метров. До 1993 года это был самый крупный в мире телескоп. My first film technology time lapse. Filmed in the south of Russia, in the Special Astrophysical Observatory of the Russian Academy of Sciences. Height above sea level of 2000 meters. In the last episode seen dome Big azimuth telescope with a diameter of 6 meters. Until 1993, it was the largest telescope in the world.

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        • "Our Night Sky – Understanding the Universe"

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          Our Night Sky – Understanding the Universe Exhibition and events April – May 2013 While this exhibition is on at the South Canterbury Museum, there will be several events held which are open to the public. Some are free while others require a gold coin donation. For any further details, contact the South Canterbury Museum on (03) 687 7212 or email museum@timdc.govt.nz SC Astronomers Group website: www.scastro.org.nz

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          • Moon and fast moving clouds 27.03.13

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            Short video showing how difficult it was to image the Moon tonight!

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            • Amateur Telescope Making Meeting - March 2013

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              The Amateur Telescope Making meeting for March 2013. Held by members of the Texas Astronomical Society of Dallas. www.texasastro.org www.telescopeman.org www.telescopeman.info www.telescopeman.us

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              • installation du telescope Lunt ls152

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                installation of Lunt ls 152. a little time-laps and tiltshift of the lunt ls152

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                • Solar System in a box - Royal Observatory Greenwich

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                  How to make a Solar System in a box. For young children.

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                  • Starstruct Promo

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                    Starstruct engages students in grades 5-8 with an enriched learning experience about stars and cosmology. This promo video begins to explain an application in which abstract learning will be taught, explaining the composition of stars in a fun visual way.

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                    • Exoplanets

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                      A talk by Mike Armstrong, Chairman of the Lancaster and Morecambe Astronomical Society on the subject of Exoplanets (planets orbiting stars outside of our solar system). This is a fascinating and instructive talk. Mike explains the three major techniques utilised for detecting exoplanets and discusses the possibilities of finding life on these planets and/or on their moons. Given to Lancashire Secular Humanists in March 2013 www.lancshumanism.org.uk

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