Stefan Malmesjö

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Quick Astrophotography Primer for First Time Photographers of the Night Sky

If you’ve never attempted to photograph the night sky, be it a constellation or a planet, the idea may seem daunting. You may think that you need a …

Thieves Stole $45 Million From ATMs Because The U.S. Uses Absurd 40-Year-Old Technology

If we weren't all using 1960s technology to conduct financial transactions, maybe we wouldn't get heisted.<p>Yesterday, federal prosecutors in Brooklyn revealed that an international team of thieves had stolen close to $45 million in the biggest ATM fraud case in history. The heist required some …

Traces of water in moon came from Earth, study finds

Traces of water inside the moon were inherited from ancient Earth, according to a fresh analysis of lunar rocks brought home by US astronauts.<p>The …

Save Time with Batch Exposure Blending

A Guest Post by Nick Rains. Do you ever shoot a bunch of exposure-bracketed shots and then never get around to blending them together? Maybe you …

APOD: Messier 77 (2013 May 10) Image Credit: NASA, ESA, André van der Hoeven Explanation: Face-on spiral galaxy M77 lies a mere 47 million light-years away toward the aquatic constellation Cetus. At that estimated distance, the gorgeous island universe is about 100 thousand light-years across. Also known as NGC 1068, its compact and very bright core is well studied by astronomers exploring the mysteries of supermassive black holes in active Seyfert galaxies. M77 is also seen at x-ray, ultraviolet, infrared, and radio wavelengths. But this sharp visible light image based on Hubble data follows its winding spiral arms traced by obscuring dust clouds and red-tinted star forming regions close in to the galaxy's luminous core. Starship Asterisk* • APOD Discussion Page Starship Asterisk* • On This Day in APOD

An artist imagined how the NYC skyline would fare on other planets, and the result is mind-blowing:

This explains everything.

Photographer Justin Ng captured this amazing image of an Eta Aquarid meteor over Mount Bromo, East Java, Indonesia on May 5th 2013. has compiled a beautiful album of Eta Aquarid shots. Check it out here:

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Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No, it's .... flying squid. Many tales of flying squid have been reported over the years but this behaviour was only confirmed last year. Turns out they don't just fly - they fly through the air faster than Usain Bolt can run! They launch themselves into the air using a high powered jet of water and can cover upwards of 30m using this method. More info: