March 26th, 2023 § 0 comments § permalink

Credit & Copyright: Vikas Chander

Pervasive flow
From a waving ripple
Marks the region
Of a wavelength trickle

Reveals its wrath –
In a rhythmic sickle.

Hind’s Variable Nebula >>



March 19th, 2023 § 0 comments § permalink

Credit: Credit & Copyright: Thomas Röell

Recaptured, electrons
Hypothecated, forays
Reimagined, rejoinders
From a definitional, display.

No fire.. >>


Eleon Ice

March 3rd, 2023 § 0 comments § permalink

Credit: NASA, ESA, CSA

Darkening nights around me
Where chill of winter blows
A cold of quick surrounds me
Impeding the thought to go

Its creeping mental picture
Lies bare beneath the snow
A brewing storm descending
That opens – my void below.

Hat tip: Emily Brontë, Spellbound

Protostar Ced 110 IRS 4 >>


Striking Blue

January 29th, 2023 § 0 comments § permalink

Credit & Copyright: Stefan Thrun

Seven sisters, in the sky
Shining bright, for all to spy
A cluster of, stars so fair
Guiding visions, everywhere.

In ancient times, they were a guide
For sailor, soldier, and and those who bide
Their light in winter, shining clear
A beacon of hope, drawing near.

So let us look, up to the sky
And see the Seven, Sisters rise
A reminder of, the beauty there
The infinite expanse, place we share.

Hat tip: ChatGPT – OpenAI

Messier 45 >>



December 24th, 2022 § 0 comments § permalink

Credit & Copyright: Bernard Miller

Firm in its grasp
The monster rages, again
Lurking inside
The formless darkness, within.

It’s never quite silent,
And never quite sound,
It’s always just lurking
To drag us right down.

It’s just so overwhelming
As we can barely breathe,
Fighting for nothing,
With no possible reprieve.

So the monster, its got us
We are deep, in its clutch
We try, to break free
But are locked, by its touch.

Hat Tip: “The Monster Inside” by Sarah Langton

IC 1396>>


Spike Diffraction

November 14th, 2022 § 0 comments § permalink

Credit: Joseph DePasquale (STScI), Anton M. Koekemoer (STScI), Alyssa Pagan (STScI)

Roar & shake –
Fires in the air
Angry clouds so deep

Meek, in its perilous path
Keeping course –
In the valley of unique.

The perilous path given –
In colored rivers of sky
Broken cliffs and springing streaks

Onto the bleached, sprayed relief
Where raging visions –

Hat tip: “The Marriage of Heaven and Hell” – William Blake

Pillars of Creation >>



October 16th, 2022 § 0 comments § permalink

Credit & Copyright: Adriano Almeida

Crossing our constants
And the transforming
Of sky

Whispers its wisdom –
As a solution
To why.

The Seduction of Leda >>



October 8th, 2022 § 0 comments § permalink

Credit & Copyright: Processing – Robert Gendler
Data – Hubble Tarantula Treasury, European Southern Observatory, James Webb Space Telescope, Amateur Sources

Arcs of confusion
In colors, arise

Breaking seclusion
From the clearest –
Of skies.

NGC 2070 >>


r/ lagoon

September 17th, 2022 § 0 comments § permalink

Credit: r/astronomy u/noob astro

Under the glow
Of violet night
The nightmare flow
Of a violent smite

The burning of
A distant fray
Where ancient night
Is now born, today.

Hat tip: db cooper

IC 1275 >>



September 11th, 2022 § 0 comments § permalink

Credit: NASA, ESA, CSA, STScI, Webb ERO Production Team

Breaking its wavelength
Ghosting its sight
Bathing in brilliance
Is its moment, of might.

52,000 parsecs >>