Archive for April 4, 2013

Hercules cluster

Posted: April 4, 2013 in Astronomy
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A cluster of about 200 galaxies in the constellation Hercules. It is about 500 million light years from Earth

Hercules Cluster

Todays picture from the NASA Harvard telescope

Its April – Its London and its snowing!!!!!


Only the hardiest birds venture out today so not much activity in the garden today

Black-headed Gull (Chroicocephalus ridibundus) 1
Common Pigeon [sp] (Columba livia) 10
Common Wood Pigeon [sp] (Columba palumbus) 6
Eurasian Magpie [sp] (Pica pica) 3
Carrion Crow [sp] (Corvus corone) 4
Common Blackbird [sp] (Turdus merula) 1

Stanier 8F at York

Posted: April 4, 2013 in Trains

Stanier 8F 48151 visiting York Station yesterday. What a great sight

video by Train12341