NGC 3132: The Southern Ring Nebula It’s the dim star, not the bright one, near the center of NGC 3132 that created this odd but beautiful planetary nebula. Nicknamed the Eight-Burst Nebula and...

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July 9, 2011 By: DiscoAssociates
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traverse-our-universe: The remarkable barred spiral galaxy NGC 1672 captured by the Hubble Space Telescope. Note the dark spirals of dust, glowing red emission nebulae, and countless clusters of young, blue stars. The center of this galaxy has a bar of stars, and is thought to have a supermassive black hole. (more at APOD/NASA). Image Credit: Hubble Legacy Archive, NASA, ESA; Processing & Copyright: Steve Cooper

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thedemon-hauntedworld: Face-on spiral galaxy NGC 3982 NGC 3982 is located about 68 million light-years away in the constellation Ursa Major. The galaxy spans about 30,000 light-years, one-third of the size of our Milky Way galaxy. This colour image is composed of exposures taken by the Hubble Space Telescope’s Wide Field Planetary Camera 2 (WFPC2), the Advanced Camera for Surveys (ACS), and the Wide Field Camera 3 (WFC3). The observations were taken between March 2000 and August 2009. The rich...

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March 2, 2011

Rather low than usual! Here is a video of the real thing!  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GDH3yU59DsM

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Orion’s stars shine over stargazers on wintry shores Night sky photographer Jon Secord is seen photographing the breakwater and night sky on the beach of Wallis Sands State Park in Rye, N.H. on Dec. 28, 2013 as constellation Orion passed overhead. This image was captured by Aaron Priest of Maine. Image credit & copyright: Aaron Priest

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Hubble Traps a Lynx Barred Spiral : NGC 2500 is a particular kind of spiral galaxy known as a barred spiral, its wispy arms swirling out from a bright, elongated core. js

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April 30, 2013
July 8, 2011 By: AirSwag

Orion Nebula photographed by the Hubble Telescope. More than 3,000 stars of various sizes appear in this image, some of which have never been seen in visible light. js

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November 18, 2014 On the flight level

Spiral Galaxy NGC 1232 - The central region contains older stars of a reddish color, while the spiral arms are populated by young, blue stars and star-forming regions. js

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April 1, 2013 Final approach!
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flyingtheskies: marsthebringerofwar: j3d1ntraining: bitingxbullets: A-10 Warthog Bare your teeth Favorite fucking jet in the military. BRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRT! it’s ugly but that GAU-8 Avenger cannon will make you uglier

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Looks like you can see the part where the Earth curves! Cathay Pacific’s Boeing 777-300ER descends into Hong Kong!

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July 31, 2013
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spacestaralien: IC 443, also known as the Jellyfish Nebula, located some 5000 light-years from Earth. It is known to harbour a neutron star, the remnant of the massive star that created the nebula when it collapsed.

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