Astrosphere for July 16, 2007

Another day, another astrosphere.

First, the picture. Here’s another image of comet CV2006VZ13 taken by forum member RickJ. I hope you’re enjoying the comet pictures. With 2006VZ13 making its way across the night sky, we’ll get a chance to see more of it. Keep snapping!

Earth and Sky is reporting on a successful method for determining the age of stars in other galaxies.

Livescience has a skeptical look at new research that pet visits to the emergency room increase during full moons.

On Belt of Venus, you can see the difficult challenge of splitting Alpha Scorpii (Antares / GNT 1) in a telescope.

The London Free Press has the results from a survey that shows how Canadians are anticipating space tourism.