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National Gallery celebrates coral reefs

National Gallery celebrates coral reefs

| 01/05/2018 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The National Gallery of the Cayman Islands (NGCI) is hosting the work of 30 local and international underwater photographers in support of the International Year of the Coral Reef initiative. The exhibition, “Coral Encounters: Photographs from Our Underwater World”, offers the chance to view one of the world’s most diverse environments and […]

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Photo exhibition celebrates the sea

Photo exhibition celebrates the sea

| 05/03/2018 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): An exhibition featuring the photography of musician and author D. Randall Blythe is opening at the National Gallery of the Cayman Islands’ (NGCI) Saturday, 10 March and running until Friday, 26 April. Titled “From Whence We Came”, the exhibition celebrates the artist’s deep connection to water and waves.

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UCCI observatory records Mercury transit

UCCI observatory records Mercury transit

| 11/05/2016 | 0 Comments

(CNS): Cosmic experts at the University College of the Cayman Islands joined astronomers around the world on Monday in recording the transit of Mercury across the Sun. The solar system’s smallest planet and the one closest to our star was captured on film by Dr Bill Hrudy at the Observatory he founded at UCCI. Over […]

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Blood Moon is rare treat for nighttime skywatchers

Blood Moon is rare treat for nighttime skywatchers

| 28/09/2015 | 0 Comments

(CNS): On Sunday night residents and visitors to the Cayman Islands were able to see a rare and beautiful total lunar eclipse of a supermoon, also called a Blood Moon, as the Sun, Earth, and the Moon lined up in space. The eclipse lasted about an hour and 12 minutes and was visible from North […]

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UCCI observatory captures pillar prominence

UCCI observatory captures pillar prominence

| 17/08/2015 | 0 Comments

(CNS): Bill Hrudey, the founder and sponsor of the observatory at the University College of the Cayman Islands, has been turning his attention to prominences, including a pillar prominence, on the sun’s surface and captured images of the phenomena on Monday. Hrudey posted some of his amazing pictures to the Space Weather Gallery, which can be seen here.

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Gallery opens photography exhibition

Gallery opens photography exhibition

| 28/04/2015 | 0 Comments

(CNS): The National Gallery of the Cayman Islands (NGCI) is taking a closer look at fine-art photography through the exhibition Plastic in Paradise – Scenes of Real Life Fictions by Heidi Bassett Blair, which will run through 3 July. The body of work is the artist’s response to her moments as both a youth and […]

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‘Sea monster’ may be giant marine worm

‘Sea monster’ may be giant marine worm

| 23/04/2015 | 3 Comments

(CNS): A mysterious looking sea creature caught just off the coast of Grand Cayman recently may be a giant marine worm, according to DoE experts. But because of the state of decomposition when the scientists received it, they are unable to say with certainty exactly what the odd looking marine animal is.

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UCCI observatory images make headlines on line

UCCI observatory images make headlines on line

| 30/03/2015 | 0 Comments

(CNS): Fantastic pictures taken by Bill Hrudey using the telescope at the UCCI Observatory of the largest solar flares the cosmic expert says he has ever seen made it to the front page of the international website, Spaceweather, last week. Hrudey’s pictures show what he described as a “humungous hedgerow solar prominence” on the sun, which […]

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