Not funny just interesting. 2017 Astronomical Events Check out our calendar of some of astronomical events for sky watchers. Most of these natural occurrences can be observed with the naked eye but use a pair of binoculars or a telescope for best viewing.
The new Hubble photo of the pillars of creation in the Eagle Nebula is sharper than the original. The bluish coloration near the dense edges is gas that is heated by nearby young stars & is being dissipated into space.