Who Needs Stars When You Can Gaze At Spiders Through Your Telescope?

Who Needs Stars When You Can Gaze At Spiders Through Your Telescope?

Image Cache: Freaking spiders, always getting up on the camera lens like they want to be astronomers, too.


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The camera dome at Marshall Space Center has a small problem: every now and then an arachnid astronomer decides to go waltzing across the lens, obstructing the view for pesky humans.

The spiders climb onto the all-sky camera used for tracking meteorites.

At least they don’t leave footprints?

Image credits: NASA