Happy Coincidence: Birth of the Galaxy

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In our house we’re super psyched over the Voyager photos of Ultima Thule that are streaming back to Earth from some 4 billion miles away. (Read about it here: https://www.washingtonpost.com/science/2018/12/31/most-distant-space-encounter-history-is-happening-now/?noredirect=on&utm_term=.cc1c99679710

and see the photos here: https://earthsky.org/space/new-horizons-encounter-ultima-thule-jan-1-2019 ).

By happy coincidence, my African violet “Birth of the Galaxy” is in full, gorgeous bloom. The spirals are appearing, hence, the name.

This coincidence makes me very happy, for some reason.