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Bleach Clouds

12 May 2012, 19:17 UTC
Bleach Clouds
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An interesting thing happens to you if you study a particular field of astronomy for long enough. Certain things become familiar to you. Catalogue numbers like HD 44179 or IRC+10216° become commonplace, and the strings of numbers and letters which, at first glance, seem baffling start to become as easily readable as street addresses. Without even setting out to do so, you memorise the most interesting and relevant objects in the sky, and for me one of the most interesting happens to be Rho Ophiuci (ρ Oph).(Read more ...)

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