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Tom Urbain ( Acquire is merging with

Established in 2005, emerged as a trustworthy source of information for night sky enthusiasts and stargazers around the world. The brainchild of Emil Neata, the website quickly became a trusted resource for all things related to the celestial wonders above us. For nearly two decades, it stood as a testament to Emil’s passion and dedication to bringing the universe closer to people’s homes.

Over the course of 18 illustrious years, Emil penned more than 300 comprehensive articles that delved deep into night sky events, constellations, and deep sky objects. Each piece was a reflection of his profound knowledge and genuine enthusiasm for the subject matter.

Through, countless individuals found guidance as they navigated the vast expanse of the night sky, identifying constellations, tracking celestial events, and uncovering the stories behind distant stars and galaxies.

However, as with all great journeys, there comes a time for change and new beginnings. After nurturing and growing for nearly two decades, Emil Neata has decided to embark on new ventures and adventures. 

Recognizing the importance of the website’s history and mission, Emil decided that needed a new place to continue its legacy:

Tom Urbain ( Acquire has been a passion project of mine for more than 5 years now and I am very excited about this acquisition. This merger signifies not just the union of two platforms, but a shared vision to ignite passion for the cosmos among enthusiasts of all ages. 

Our combined resources and expertise will undoubtedly offer our users an enriched experience and a wider array of information and tools.

Current users of can expect a seamless transition as the team works diligently to integrate the website. I am committed to ensuring that the legacy of is not only preserved but also augmented in this new chapter with 

Our shared mission to inspire and educate will continue to be at the forefront of all our endeavors. I am grateful for this opportunity. 

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Tom Urbain

I’ve been fascinated by space and astronomy from a very young age. When I’m not watching space-themed documentaries, movies or TV series, I spend most of my free time in my backyard admiring the planets and galaxies with my telescope.