APOD: 2012 October 4 – NGC 7293: The Helix Nebula

NGC 7293: The Helix Nebula -- Astronomy POD for 10/4/2012 A mere seven hundred light years from Earth, in the constellation Aquarius, a sun-like star is dying. Its last few thousand years have produced the Helix Nebula (NGC 7293), a well studied and nearby example of a Planetary Nebula, typical of this final phase of … Continue reading APOD: 2012 October 4 – NGC 7293: The Helix Nebula

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APOD: 2012 October 6 – At the Heart of Orion

Astronomy Picture of the Day (APOD) for 10/6/2012 Near the center of this sharp cosmic portrait, at the heart of the Orion Nebula, are four hot, massive stars known as the Trapezium. Gathered within a region about 1.5 light-years in radius, they dominate the core of the dense Orion Nebula Star Cluster. Ultraviolet ionizing radiation … Continue reading APOD: 2012 October 6 – At the Heart of Orion

The New Earth and Easter (excerpt)

Several years ago, a friend of mine who was way into the Unity mindset, taught a class based on Eckhart Tolle’s first best-seller, “The Power of Now.” Now, he has another book. It’s not a particularly “new” book...nor concept...really; much like “The Secret”...it’s no secret either. What Eckhart has done is provide a kind of … Continue reading The New Earth and Easter (excerpt)