Originally Posted by Dave Lane
Last years pic
M81 and M82 from last night... 3 hour photo. A American-Canadian team determined the distance to M81 to be 12.9 million light-years ± 0.9 million light-years. So the light I recorded happened about 13 million years ago.
As democracy is perfected, the office of president represents, more and more closely, the inner soul of the people. On some great and glorious day the plain folks of the land will reach their heart's desire at last and the White House will be adorned by a downright moron. -HL Mencken 1933