MIRI, MIRI ON L2

THE IMAGERY OF IMAGES
This haiku to MIRI (Mid InfraRed Imager) begins of a new era, commemorating in enraptured ekphrasistic poetry the wonders NASA shares in their ever-improving, cosmic images.

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Sharper Cosmos

Earendel, “Morning Star” who twinkled bright within six million years of Cosmic Birth – the eldest star we can see in the night for now, with current optics, near the Earth – though Hubble can resolve you as a star we have a mirrored honeycomb in place that corrects for the light stretched to IR. […]

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SINGULIMERICK

Alice loved a space pilot named Bob. When she thinks of him, she chokes a sob, for he saw a black sphere, flying in, got too near and became a spaghettified blob.

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