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Silicate Crystal Formation in the Disk of an Erupting Star

This artist's animation illustrates how silicate crystals like those found in comets can be created by an outburst from a growing star.

There's A 13th Zodiac Constellation Now And People Are Freaking Out About It

According to NASA, there are now actually 13 Zodiac constellations instead of the original 12 that astrologers everywhere know and love, and people are basically losing their minds.

✨Los anillos de M31 en luz ultravioleta

Domingo 6 de Marzo de 2016 La Galaxia de Andrómeda, catalogada como Messier 31, está tan sólo a 2,5 millones de años luz de distancia de la Tierra. Abarca unos 260.000 años luz, por lo que para producir esta magnífica fotografía en luz ultravioleta desde el telescopio del satélite Galaxy Evolution Explorer GALEX han sido necesarios 11 campos de visión distintos. Los brazos espirales que destacan en las imágenes en luz visible de Andrómeda parecen más bien unos anillos en la vista…

Astronomy Is Awesome

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“Anillo de polvo alrededor de la estrella Fomalhaut.”

NGC7380 The Wizard Nebula

2h30m Total (Ha, SII, OIII). Takahashi FSQ106ED QSI683ws Mono CCD Astronomik Ha (6nm), SII, OIII filters QHY5-II Guide Camera PHD2, Sequence Generator Pro, CCDStack, Photoshop CS6

NGC 6050

NGC 6050

APOD: 2010 May 7 - The Antennae

A different astronomy and space science related image is featured each day, along with a brief explanation.

Real photo,28 million light years away

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Blue moon

HDR Canon 60D Moon was peeking behind the clouds. Increased the saturation which in turn has highlighted the halo which was mildly visible through the thin layer of cloud.

Nebula Galore

Space, the place where life began!

eSky: Sword of Orion

A range of articles covering cosmic phenomena of all kinds, ranging from minor craters on the Moon to entire galaxies.

Will they or won't they? Two galaxies that probably won't become one

I've always been fascinated by interacting galaxies. Part of that is simply the scale. Galaxies are immense structures. When you go outside at night and look up, you can see a few thousand stars. Almost all of them are relatively close to the Sun, with the vast majority being less than 1,000 light years away. But the Milky Way is 100,000 light years across! The stars you see with your naked eye seem countless, but they represent about one one-hundred-millionth of all the stars in the galaxy…

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Bodes Galaxy M81 Artprize 2013 entry at GRAM

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