Tag Archives: Black Hole

Mysteries of Messier 83

Image credit: NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope. 15 million light years across space-time toward the constellation Hydra the serpent, you will find this beautiful 55,000 light year diameter mess of a star city cataloged as barred spiral galaxy, Messier 83 or … Continue reading

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The Beautifully Twisted M106

Photo Credit: NASA/ESA Hubble, Hubble Heritage team, Robert Gendler. Located relatively close (for a galaxy) at 23.5 million light years away in the constellation Canes Venatici, is this beautiful yet oddly shaped spiral galaxy named Messier 106 (M106). At first … Continue reading

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The Sleeping Giant

Image Credit & Copyright: NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope. I love this image because the information really packs some wow factor and it shows that there’s beauty in information. This may not be the prettiest of space pictures but for those of you who take … Continue reading

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The Beautiful Structure of NGC 1433 (Zoom)

Images Credit & Copyright: NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope and ESO’s ALMA Observatory. At a distance of 32 million light years, this galaxy in the southern constellation of Dorado (The Dolphinfish) is a beautiful spiral galaxy with an outer ring of … Continue reading

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CERN’s LHC Returns for Season 2

Image Credit & Copyright: Conseil Europeen pour la Recherche Nucleaire (CERN) of the LHC’s CMS Detector. With Conseil Europeen pour la Recherche Nucleaire (CERN) re-starting the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) today as I write this on Easter, April 5, 2015 … Continue reading

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Black Hole Startrails

Image Credit & Copyright: European Southern Observatory (ESO) Yuri Beletsky. Like stars at the center of the Milky Way, these stars on the telescope appear to be orbiting a supermassive massive black hole. As they approach, they accelerate due to … Continue reading

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Hubble Explores the Sea Monster’s Whirlpool

Image Credit & Copyright: NASA, ESA & A. van der Hoeven. Messier 77 is a beautiful barred spiral galaxy almost twice the size of our Milky Way in the constellation Cetus, the Sea Monster. Of course at a distance of … Continue reading

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