Galaxyrise Video

Thanks to SF writer and cool dude Jeffrey A. Carver, who sent along a link to this astounding video of the core of the Milky Way — that’s our galaxy, kids — rising up into the Texas sky.  Galaxyrise.

This is astronomy at its most pure for me: an image that simultaneously pounds me down with my microcosmic insignificance while it pulls me up with its extraordinary macrocosmic beauty:

Galactic Center of Milky Way Rises over Texas Star Party from William Castleman on Vimeo.

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  1. It is fantastic that the Hubble has been fixed. It is sure to bring us more wonders of the universe in the future.

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