Fountain Valley, CA (PRWEB) May 2, 2008
NASA's popular astronomy picture of the Day (APOD) (http://antwrp.gsfc.nasa.gov/apod/astropix.html) has featured an image by John Ebersol (http://gras-community.gras.wikispaces.net/GRAS+Profiles) a professor at the University of Chicago. The featured object is NGC 6188. This image is just one of a series of incredible images by Professor Ebersole. Ebersole used one of the GRAS Observatory's (http://www.global-rent-a-scope.com), high-performance telescopes that are part of the global telescope network, to gather the necessary data.
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