"Professor Goddard does not know the relation between action and reaction and the need to have something better than a vacuum against which to react. He seems to lack the basic knowledge ladled out daily in high schools."
--1921 New York Times editorial about Robert Goddard's revolutionary rocket work.

"Correction: It is now definitely established that a rocket can function in a vacuum. The 'Times' regrets the error."
NY Times, July 1969.

— New York Times

NGC 6960

NGC 6960

Out last night (Saturday 19th) for about an hour, dew came in to visit.  Took one hour combined images to take NGC 6960, using H-a filter, in Cygnus with my Orion 80ED on  the G8 mount.  Combined in MaxIm DL/CCD.

This nebula is one of my

This nebula is one of my favorites.
Nice shot. Well framed.