When last we left our stellar evolution story we were in the red giant phase. What happens next depends on the star's initial mass.

For stars less than 8 times the mass of the Sun, the next phase is to blow off their outer layers and form a planetary nebula.

Hi! New to Mastodon. Transitioning to my school psych gig this August. In the meantime, I've been painting a lot to cope with isolation. This was my latest work for a colleague/friend who was devastated when she had to put her cat down due to chronic illness.

Kids can develop severe complications from COVID-19 in rare cases Respiratory failure has occurred in some infected children and an emerging inflammatory disease may be connected to the coronavirus. sciencenews.org/article/corona #science #news #Health&Medicine

Really nice clip with the Shoemakers and David Levy at Palomar. They found the famous comet Shoemaker-Levy 9 that smashed into Jupiter with the 18" Schmidt that also appears in the clip.
youtube.com/watch?v=b8tYrTwGA6

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