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Dunc
GOLD Member since Aug 2003

Dunc

playing the days away
Location: The Middle lands

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Posted:just a quickie....if you're interested in galaxy/space stuff you'll love this. Modern Technology is a wonderful tool isn't it.



I'd alo recommend clicking around the "more on this story" section for other wonders of universal nature



edited to include this link cuz I'm a silly arse and forgot to put it in

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Posted:I don't get it...

Monkeys monkeys and bananas

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Dunc
GOLD Member since Aug 2003

Dunc

playing the days away
Location: The Middle lands

Total posts: 7263
Posted:oh yeah, I really should remember to post the link!!!

SILLY BUG!!

Click this to take you to space-r-us


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Posted:Hehe thankies biggrin

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Pooh-Bah
Location: Bristol

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Posted:putting aside the sheer amazingness of the technical abilities of man and stuff, space has to be the most beautiful sight ever.

i went to the Greenwich observatory a few weeks ago with my mummy, and there were loads of amazing photos of nebulas and galaxies and stuff.

dumbbel nebula - taken by Hubble

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The planetary nebula - taken by Hubble

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there are so many - i couldn't find my favourite one, but if i do i'll post it up - it's so amazing.


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DeepSoulSheep
GOLD Member since Sep 2002

DeepSoulSheep

Carpal \'Tunnel
Location: Berlin

Total posts: 2617
Posted:I went to the observatory with my girlfriend last week.
We saw saturn (+ moons), jupiter(+moons) and the moon, through a huge telescope.... eek

amazing you can see something like jupiter which is awsomely gigantic and it looks like a small coin's size only because it's millions of miles away.....but you can see it even though it's that far away.... biggrin


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SpitFire
GOLD Member since Dec 2002

Mand's Girl....and The Not So Shy One
Location: Calgary, Alberta Canada

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Posted:One of the best things about doing field work is being able to stand in the middle of no where, and look up, in the middle of the night, to see the countless stars and Milky Way in the sky.

Moments like that put things into an odd sense of perspective. With some of Hubble's pictures in mind, along with my grasp of Geologic time, I realize how fleeting my life on this earth will be....how small I am in the Universal scheme of things.

I'm not trying to sound depressing, or anything, but it is awe inspiring in a way.


Solitude sometimes speaks to you, and you should listen.

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Dunc
GOLD Member since Aug 2003

Dunc

playing the days away
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Posted:I know what you mean spit....that humbling feeling is so close to inspiration. Like tearing away the ego almost...

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SpitFire
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Mand's Girl....and The Not So Shy One
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Posted:Exactly, Bug.

Exactly


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Punkassemob***h


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Posted:Now THAT was deep.



Anyone fancy some chocolate Frijj? biggrin


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They're the one bleeding on the ground.

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SpitFire
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Mand's Girl....and The Not So Shy One
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Posted:What is Frijj????



Solitude sometimes speaks to you, and you should listen.

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Punkassemob***h


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Location: Deepest darkest Devon

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Posted:I don't think you yanks have it over there. It's chocolate milkshake, and the pleasure i gain from it comes second only to sex and Biffy Clyro. Before you ask, they're a band. THE BEST BAND IN THE WORLD!Vote Biffy. wave

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They're the one bleeding on the ground.

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SpitFire
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Mand's Girl....and The Not So Shy One
Location: Calgary, Alberta Canada

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Posted:next time I am over that way, I'll have to try frijj then.

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SF...a fan of chocolate since 1972


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Dunc
GOLD Member since Aug 2003

Dunc

playing the days away
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Posted:Quote:
I don't think you yanks have it over there. It's chocolate milkshake, and the pleasure i gain from it comes second only to sex and Biffy Clyro/quote]

no way...YOP kicks frijj ass anyday! tongue


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Punkassemob***h


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Posted:Quote:
no way...YOP kicks frijj ass anyday! tongue



No way!Frijj rules, you lie!


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They're the one bleeding on the ground.

EVIL DOES NOT WEAR A BONNET!- Mr Tinklestein

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Posted:personnaly if you going to have a milkshake save yourself till you go to Southampton (bournemouth or brighton) and head straight for Shake Away biggrin biggrin biggrin many milkshake can be had there ..my personal recommendation is the Chocolate Fudge Brownie shake ubblove

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FireSpirit
SILVER Member since Mar 2001

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Classic 90's Fire Dancer... Poi, Staff, Doubles, and Breathing
Location: South Lake Tahoe

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Posted:The planetary nebula looks like one of my Florite Crystals!!! I tried to put it up for my Picture Icon, but it would not go confused
O-well tongue


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IT CONSUMES, AND DISTROYS!
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