Astronomical Constellation

Blog idealized to quote, divulge, mention, knowledge, curiosity about galaxies, stars, meteoroides and various other spatial bodies.
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the spiral galaxy is shown in this image, with stars around it and dark background
The Century that Defined Galaxy
The Century that Defined Galaxy
Fractal Interstellar Dust Up-Close Stars, Astronomy, Fractals, Space Science, Science, Light, Interstellar, Copyright
Fractal Interstellar Dust Up-Close
Fractal Interstellar Dust Up-Close
an artist's rendering of what the sun might look like if it were in space
The Decade that Defined Star System
The Decade that Defined Star System
an image of the sun taken from space
Solar Moss
Solar Moss
an image of some kind of liquid in the air with different colors and shapes on it
West Of The Great Red Spot
West Of The Great Red Spot
an image of the moon taken from space
A Skygazer's Full Moon
This dramatically sharp picture of the full moon was recorded on 22 December, 1999 by astroimager Rob Gendler. Big, beautiful, bright, and evocative, it was the last full moon of the Y1.9Ks, pleasing and inspiring even casual skygazers.
the sky is filled with many different colored stars
NGC 6791: An Old, Large Open Cluster
NGC 6791 is one of the oldest and largest open clusters of stars known. But how did it get so dirty? Open star clusters usually contain a few hundred stars each less than a billion years old.
an image of a very large star cluster in the sky with stars all around it
The Rosette Nebula in Hydrogen, Oxygen, and Sulfur
The Rosette Nebula is a large emission nebula located 3000 light-years away.
the surface of venus taken by nasa
Brown Sun Bubbling
Our Sun may look like all soft and fluffy, but its not. Our Sun is an extremely large ball of bubbling hot gas, mostly hydrogen gas.
an artist's impression of the star cluster, which is being observed by nasa
Galaxy Dwingeloo 1
Sometimes you can't see the forest for the trees.
a black and white photo of a man in a suit
Albert Einstein
Albert Einstein (1879-1955) is considered by many the greatest astrophysicist and single most significant Person of the 20th Century. He is pictured here in the Swiss Patent Office where he did much of his defining work.
an image of fireworks in the night sky with bright lights and stars all around it
NGC 4214 - Star Forming Galaxy
Dazzling displays of star formation abound across the face of galaxy NGC 4214, a mere 13 million light-years away in the northern constellation Canes Venatici.
an aerial view of snow covered mountains in the distance with clouds and water around them
Mars in the New Year
Many will long remember where they were and what they were doing when the calendar rolled over to the year 2000.
an image of the earth from space with a small object in the foreground and a bright spot at the far end
Earth, Moon, Hubble
The Space Shuttle Discovery Crew was fortunate enough to witness one of the brighter full moon's from orbit two weeks ago during their mission to fix the Hubble Space Telescope.
an image of a very large object in the sky
Cas A Supernova Remnant in X-Rays
The complex shell of a star seen to explode 300 years ago is helping astronomers to understand how that star exploded.