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Tuesday, April 9, 2013


Hi Everybody!!
How about just a simple, laid back relaxing post tonight?  Okay. I am ready to rest and relax again.
So, for us here on the blog: Let's Hold On to Each other and rise above these evil people injecting fear into humanity. What a wonderful Earth we have, and so many gifts. I am sharing my Purple Lady Banks Rose from the Garden. My crow is in the tree where he watches me, waiting for a raw peanut! I named him Crowbar. Then we will look at the she Leopard Moth and the eggs laid yesterday.After the Photostudy, we are going to blast off via You Tube Vid Creators and just cruise above Earth for awhile! Enjoy!!!!!


Giant Leopard Moth
Conservation status
Not evaluated (IUCN 3.1)
Scientific classification
Species:H. scribonia
Binomial name
Hypercompe scribonia
(Stoll, 1790)


Giant leopard moth

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Giant Leopard Moth or Eyed Tiger Moth (Hypercompe scribonia) is a moth of the family Arctiidae. It is distributed throughout the Southern and Eastern United States from New England to Mexico. The obsolete nameEcpantheria scribonia is still occasionally encountered.
This species has a wingspan of 3 inches (nearly 8 cm). The wings of this moth are bright white with a pattern of neat black blotches, some solid and some hollow. The abdomen is dark blue with orange markings, the male has a narrow yellow line on the sides. Its legs have black and white bands. Adult moths are strictly nocturnal and do not generally fly before nightfall (Fullard & Napoleone 2001).
The caterpillar is of the "Woolly Bear" kind, with a thick coat of black bristles (setae) and red or orange colored bands between its segments which become conspicuous when caterpillar rolls into a ball for defense.


Asteroid Discovery (1980 - 2011) - Time-lapse Animation


Published on Apr 8, 2013
A newly discovered asteroid is given a provisional designation (such as 2002 AT4) consisting of the year of discovery and an alphanumeric code indicating the half-month of discovery and the sequence within that half-month. Once an asteroid's orbit has been confirmed, it is given a number, and later may also be given a name (e.g. 433 Eros). The formal naming convention uses parentheses around the number (e.g. (433) Eros), but dropping the parentheses is quite common. Informally, it is common to drop the number altogether, or to drop it after the first mention when a name is repeated in running text.

Asteroids are minor planets (small Solar System bodies and dwarf planets) that are not comets, especially those of the inner Solar System. They have also been called planetoids, especially the larger ones. These terms have historically been applied to any astronomical object orbiting the Sun that did not show the disk of a planet and was not observed to have the characteristics of an active comet, but as small objects in the outer Solar System were discovered, their volatile-based surfaces were found to more closely resemble comets, and so were often distinguished from traditional asteroids. Thus the term asteroid has come increasingly to refer specifically to the small bodies of the inner Solar System out to the orbit of Jupiter. They are grouped with the outer bodies—centaurs, Neptune trojans, and trans-Neptunian objects—as minor planets, which is the term preferred in astronomical circles.
There are millions of asteroids, many thought to be the shattered remnants of planetesimals, bodies within the young Sun's solar nebula that never grew large enough to become planets. The large majority of known asteroids orbit in the asteroid belt between the orbits of Mars and Jupiter or co-orbital with Jupiter (the Jupiter Trojans). However, other orbital families exist with significant populations, including the near-Earth asteroids. Individual asteroids are classified by their characteristic spectra, with the majority falling into three main groups: C-type, S-type, and M-type. These were named after and are generally identified with carbon-rich, stony, and metallic compositions, respectively.
Only one asteroid, 4 Vesta, which has a relatively reflective surface, is normally visible to the naked eye, and this only in very dark skies when it is favorably positioned. Rarely, small asteroids passing close to Earth may be naked-eye visible for a short time.
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All Alone in the Night - Time-lapse footage of the Earth as seen from the ISS


...this is brendasue signing off from Rainbow Creek. See You next Time. 
Peace and Love to Everyone!

Of course, one more great performance:

Vangelis - Heaven & Hell - Cosmos