"She walked the borders of the river, feeling as dreary and mysterious as the woods around her. But it was what she saw before her, awakening the very essence of her soul, that changed her perception of what beauty in nature truly holds.
/ NGC Trifid Nebula in Sagittarius. Its name means 'divided into 3 lobes.' The object is an unusual combination of an open cluster of stars; an emission nebula; a reflection nebula & a dark nebula about 5200 light years away.
NASA's Messenger Satellite Captures Spectacular Color Mosaic of Mercury. NASA's Messenger Satellite doesn't realise that the spectacular color mosaic of mercury is our communications working swimmingly.
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This false-color composite image provided by NASA hows the Cartwheel galaxy as seen by the Galaxy Evolution Explorer's Far Ultraviolet detector (blue); the Hubble Space Telescope t (green); the Spitzer Space Telescope (red); and the Chandra (purple).