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Re: Interesting "stuff"
« Reply #2075 on: March 22, 2020, 09:05 AM »
This is what the Andromeda Galaxy would look like in the night sky if it was bright enough to be seen with the naked eye.
https://io9.gizmodo....g-the-cou-1541242112
https://i.kinja-img....njojgct5s1plp7x2.jpg
Compare with the Moon just to the lower left. I had read enough times of descriptions explaining how 'big' Andromeda would appear to be, if only it were bright enough to be easily seen and identified, and I could never make any sense out of it (and quite naturally, I was always virtually dying of curiosity to find out, every time I happened to dwell on the subject).
Now, someone has gone to the trouble to create a lifelike picture of our twilight sky with a beautiful reproduction of a proper-sized Andromeda superimposed. My immediate reaction was, 'I never realized it would appear that big.'

There is a higher-res version(2059 x 1371) at 3 billion years from the cosmic event, the earth ’s night sky will be beautiful.
There is a discussion of the original image at Yes, That Picture of the Moon and the Andromeda Galaxy Is About Right
3 billion years from the cosmic event, the earth ’s night sky will be beautiful
« Last Edit: March 22, 2020, 09:10 AM by holt »

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Re: Interesting "stuff"
« Reply #2077 on: March 22, 2020, 08:28 PM »
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Indiana Jones (genderbend)

Indi-Anna Jones

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Re: Interesting "stuff"
« Reply #2078 on: March 23, 2020, 08:37 AM »
Persistent malware reinstalls itself on Android devices even after factory reset

I looked into this one a bit and found that at least in some cases it appears there may have been something pre-installed with the OS.

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Re: Interesting "stuff"
« Reply #2079 on: March 23, 2020, 09:29 PM »
Tnx! Now all I need is some kind of freeware to tell me where and when to find it in the night sky at my location. My EZ Cosmos stopped working with Windows 10.

I got Aladin, C2a and Stellarator from this site. I scanned them with ESET NOD32 and Malwarebytes and they ran in Windows 10 with the latest version and updates. Aladin needed Java and Stellarator needed Python 3.2 or later. There were other freeware planetarium programs there also.

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Re: Interesting "stuff"
« Reply #2080 on: March 23, 2020, 10:49 PM »
^Thank you very much, to you and everyone.  :Thmbsup:  I tried to get EZ Cosmos to run, and got a pop-up that it cannot run in Windows 10. I will check out your link and see if I can find something within my level of expertise.
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Re: Interesting "stuff"
« Reply #2081 on: April 04, 2020, 12:39 AM »
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Astro Slide 5G Transformer phone debuts with slider QWERTY keyboard

I had a slider phone once. It stopped working when it got a bit damp.

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Loaded Baked Potato Pizza - Simple Comfort Food

You can get these at a pizza place in Milwaukee and there is a recipe at the link.

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Re: Interesting "stuff"
« Reply #2082 on: April 10, 2020, 12:04 AM »

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« Reply #2083 on: April 10, 2020, 12:09 AM »
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Fundamental Literature

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Rusty maze

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Re: Interesting "stuff"
« Reply #2084 on: April 12, 2020, 10:17 AM »
Man makes guitar out of ramen noodles.



Edvard, this sounds like a project for you!

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Re: Interesting "stuff"
« Reply #2086 on: April 28, 2020, 09:59 PM »
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Let me know if you think this belongs here or in Silly humor.

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« Reply #2088 on: April 28, 2020, 11:07 PM »

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Everyday Household Objects Are Transformed Into Drawings of Spacecraft
« Reply #2089 on: April 30, 2020, 02:54 PM »
Everyday Household Objects Are Transformed Into Drawings of Spectacular Spacecrafts

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Just amazing!  An Few of my Favorites

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« Reply #2090 on: May 03, 2020, 11:14 PM »
In one entry, he writes: “the [French] government had given orders for the repairing of the Cathedral of Notre Dame, and it was now in progress … I applied at the Government studios, where they were executing the large figures [for Notre Dame] and here I met with a Mons. Trajan, a most worthy, fatherly and amiable man as ever existed – he was the carver under the Government sculptor whose name I forget as I had no intercourse with him, all that I know is that he was humpbacked and he did not like to mix with carvers.”

Its Not a Quasi-modo Its The Real Modo, There WAS a Hunch Back of Notre Dame

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« Reply #2091 on: May 20, 2020, 11:42 AM »
if not now, then when_.jpgInteresting "stuff"

if not now, then when?


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« Reply #2092 on: May 25, 2020, 06:10 PM »
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Aidan Potts - all thumbs


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« Reply #2093 on: May 26, 2020, 04:08 AM »
When you have escaped all illusions, the ultimate chalenge is reality.

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