Tag Archives: Constellation

The Great Barred Spiral

Image Credit & Copyright: Martin Pugh. 56 million light years away in the constellation Fornax is one of the largest barred spiral galaxies known.  NGC 1365 at 200,000 light years in diameter is roughly twice the size of our Milky … Continue reading

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OBJECTS IN THE HUNTER MAY BE CLOSER THAN THEY APPEAR

Image Credit & Copyright: Rogelio Bernal Andreo http://www.deepskycolors.com/. I’d like to get your mind working a little bit today, aside from seeing this incredible image from Mr. Andreo, I hope that you read this through because I think you may … Continue reading

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SOUTHERN HEMISPHERE NOVA IN CENTAURUS!

SOUTHERN HEMISPHERE NOVA IN CENTAURUS! Photo Credit: Ernesto Guido, Nick Howes & Martino Nicolini: http://remanzacco.blogspot.com/ To begin, do we all know what a nova is? Nope, it’s not the car and it’s also not a supernova either. A nova occurs … Continue reading

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A STAR SENDING SMOKE SIGNALS OF ITS OWN DEMISE

A STAR SENDING SMOKE SIGNALS OF ITS OWN DEMISE Photo By: NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope. CLICK photo for full size and see below for links. Ok so maybe smoke signals is stretching it too far, but for this near death … Continue reading

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NGC 5139 THE GREAT OMEGA CENTAURI 3 PART ZOOM (3-3).

NGC 5139 THE GREAT OMEGA CENTAURI 3 PART ZOOM (3-3). Photo By: NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope. CLICK for full 37mb photo (Don’t be afraid to scroll to expand it after) links and 2 VIDEOS below. Here’s a zoom in using … Continue reading

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THE MASSIVE BARRED SPIRAL GALAXY NGC 1300 – THE SPIRAL WITHIN A SPIRAL.

THE MASSIVE BARRED SPIRAL GALAXY NGC 1300 – THE SPIRAL WITHIN A SPIRAL. Photo By: NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope, September 2004 (CLICK photo for full size – links & fast facts below). Located nearly 70 million light years distant lies … Continue reading

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HUBBLE PULLS DETAIL FROM A BRIGHT PLANETARY NEBULA.

HUBBLE PULLS DETAIL FROM A BRIGHT PLANETARY NEBULA. Photo By: NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope, Hubble Legacy Archive and processed by Delio Tolivia Cadrecha (Links below). With an integrated visual magnitude of about +10.4, NGC 7027 is one of the brighter … Continue reading

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