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Lunar Eclipse Enhanced Seen Through Birch Tree S. Koren 2008


"Astronomy: the study of objects and matter outside the earth's atmosphere and of their physical and chemical properties. Etymology: Middle English astronomie, from Anglo-French, from Latin astronomia, from Greek, from astr- + -nomia -nomy Date of origin: 13th century." www.merriam-webster.com

"Astronomy is perhaps the science whose discoveries owe least to chance, in which human understanding appears in its whole magnitude, and through which man can best learn how small he is."  G. C. Lichtenberg (1742-99), German physicist, philosopher. Aphorisms, "Notebook C," aph. 23 (written 1765-99; tr. by R. J. Hollingdale, 1990).

"If you want to make an apple pie from scratch, you must first create the universe." Carl Sagan

"So you'd like to see Lisa Randall's 10 books to read on physics"

Highland Astronomical Society situated in the beautiful Highlands of Scotland

Space Age Publishing Company: A Lunar Enterprise Corporation

Key Words: Astronomy Stars Planets Black Holes Galaxy Nebula Super Nova Telescope Solar System Sun Moon Mercury Venus Earth Mars Jupiter Saturn Uranus Neptune Pluto  

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