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!
June 13, 2014
December 23, 2011 767
July 28, 2013
November 23, 2017 russian-air-force: TU95

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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July 10, 2012 By: Air France
June 3, 2013
November 22, 2012 soaringskyfall: bully
August 17, 2012

Zodiacal Light or false dawn taken at night along the eastern horizon above Chiles Atacama desert js

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August 13, 2013 flyingtheskies: agree?
June 9, 2012 By: Plane-addicts
August 29, 2014
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May 13, 2013 by Alberto Reyes

amenitykits: British Caledonian (BCal) was a private, British independent airline, operating out of Gatwick Airport in the 1970s and 1980s. It came into being in November 1970 when the Scottish charter airline Caledonian Airways, at the time Britain’s second-largest, wholly privately owned, independent airline, took over British United Airways (BUA), then the largest British independent airline as well as the UK’s leading independent scheduled carrier.

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August 30, 2017
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sunset-wing: Photography by sunset-winghttp://sunsetwing.com/ Narita International Airport / 成田国際空港

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The Hercules cluster of galaxies These are galaxies of the Hercules Cluster, an archipelago of island universes a mere 500 million light-years away. Also known as Abell 2151, this cluster is loaded with gas and dust rich, star-forming spiral galaxies but has relatively few elliptical galaxies, which lack gas and dust and the associated newborn stars. The colors in this remarkably deep composite image clearly show the star forming galaxies with a blue tint and galaxies with older stellar populat...

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Mimas in Saturnlight“Peering from the shadows, the Saturn-facing hemisphere of Mimas lies in near darkness alongside a dramatic sunlit crescent. The mosaic was captured near the Cassini spacecraft’s final close approach on January 30, 2017. Cassini’s camera was pointed in a nearly sunward direction only 45,000 kilometers from Mimas. The result is one of the highest resolution views of the icy, crater-pocked, 400 kilometer diameter moon.” (read more at APOD/NASA) Image Credit: Cassin...

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August 13, 2011 By: Pikz Warrior
July 13, 2017 Starry night js
August 1, 2011 I think I was in a 737.

Here is an interesting graphic representing the orbits of the over 1,000 known potentially hazardous asteroids that may one day affect life on Earth. Learn more here : http://apod.nasa.gov/apod/ap130812.html Photo Credit: NASA

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April 27, 2012 By Alberto Reyes