Astrosphere for July 19, 2007

Astrophotographer RickJ completes a hat trick. 3 photos in 3 days. This latest one is of cluster Leo I. While he was taking the photo, there were also 5 different asteroids in the picture.

This week’s Carnival of Space #12 is hosted at the Music of the Spheres.

As if flying to space wasn’t expensive enough already. Now the price appears to be going up.

Daily Galaxy has an interesting story about how the Solar System’s position above and below the galactic plane may be dangerous for life on Earth.

Some physics can’t be ignored, but that doesn’t stop science fiction writers.