STScI

The Dumbbell Nebula M 27

The Dumbbell Nebula M 27 is an extraordinarily large planetary nebula, not only because it is not even 1,000 light years close to us, but also because it has a considerable real extension of about 2.5 light years...

Towards the SchoolLab IV

The cubes have come! This morning the three observation cubes were delivered and set up by WSM Walter Solbach Metallbau. The movable constructions serve on the one hand as weather protection structures for the three...

The globular cluster M 13 in an 8 inch telescope

Messier 13 or M13, also known as Hercules Cluster, is a bright globular cluster in the constellation Hercules. It is the brightest globular cluster in the northern sky, is about 25,100 light years away from the Sun, has...

Towards the SchoolLab III

The paved floor for the school lab and the rest of the area in front of the service building is finished. Metten Stein+Design from Overath supplied 280 square metres, which were then laid by experts. As soon as the...

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