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2009-Feb-14, 11:00 PM
And the V we're taking a stereo look at on Valentine's Day is V838 Monocerotis - an unusual "light echo" from a variable star. If you're curious to know more about what you're looking at, then prepare to take a 20,000 light year journey across space and step inside… (...)Read the rest of [...]

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2009-Feb-15, 06:41 AM
V838 Mon is one of the most interesting visual stories in the sky. I wish it had been practical to get more frequent high quality images to get a smoother animation of the light echo.

2009-Feb-15, 12:25 PM
Yes Sir. That is so beautiful!

I have, in the last couple of days, posted one of Mr Jukka Metsavainio's earlier composition of the Rosette, in my album. For this I thank you again Mr M!

And thank you Fraser Cain, too, for this article and carrying yet another magical composition for BAUT. I am going to file it in 'favourites'. Thank you.