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Daily Astronomer Image Page

DAILY ASTRONOMER IMAGE PAGE

Greetings!

This page presents images to accompany various Daily Astronomer images. (The "Daily Astronomer" is an free e-mail article sent M - F at midnight.  To sign up, just send an e-mail to  egleason@usm.maine.edu  with "DA" written in the subject line.)

You are, of course, welcome to admire the image even if you're not subscribed.    So, enjoy!

IMAGE TO ACCOMPANY:  August 5, 2014:   The Fermi Bubble Mystery

Fermi bubbles

Image: Fermi Bubbles.   An artistic depiction of two enormous "bubbles" of high energy radiation at either side of the Galactic Halo.  Discovered four years ago by Harvard astronomers, these enormous spheres remain deeply mysterious, for physicists do not know how they originated.

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What can you do at the Southworth Planetarium?  See a showenroll in a classattend a lecture, buy fascinating science toys, explore our exhibit area, learn the night sky.

We are open throughout the week. Not only do we have public shows, but we offer private shows to school groups, scout troops, birthday parties, business organizations, and more.

Like the Universe, itself, the more you explore the planetarium, the more you'll discover!  

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