Tag Archives: Cosmos

There’s a Ghost in the Queen’s Hair

Image Credit & Copyright: NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope. With Hubble’s 25th anniversary this week I want to take a few posts and dedicate them to the single most profound scientific instrument ever devised by human hands thus far. Everyone knows … Continue reading

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Picacho Peak Panorama

Image Credit & Copyright: Sean Parker. Here’s another amazing image from Sean Parker, this time it’s a 12 image mosaic panorama of the Milky Way galaxy reaching across the Arizona sky. The scene is Picacho Peak, about 40 miles north … Continue reading

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Tearing at the Heart of it all (Zoom Out)

Image Credit & Copyright: (Image 1) NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope. (Image 2) Michael Gariepy/Adam Block/NOAO/AURA/NSF. Here’s another amazing image similar in concept to the one we detailed yesterday. The colors in this image are beautiful but they are screaming of … 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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TRUE VIEW ORION

Image Credit & Copyright: Chris Georgia. Here’s a beautiful example of what long exposure photography can bring to life; 32 exposures at 218 seconds, 50mm, ISO 2000 and f2.8 to be exact. Most of you may recognize that you’re looking … Continue reading

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THE BEAUTIFUL OASIS NGC 2841 (Zoom)

Image Credit & Copyright: FULL GALAXY: NASA/ESA Hubble Space telescope, Subaru telescope, Digitized Sky Survey (DSS) and Robert Gendler.  CLOSE VIEW: NASA/ESA Hubble Space telescope & the Hubble Heritage team. Here’s my all-time favorite galaxy; NGC 2841.  It can be … Continue reading

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NORTH AMERICA vs MARS & MOON; SIZE COMPARRISON

Illustration Credit & Copyright: Mars by John Brady & Moon by BoredBoarder8 on Reddit. Here are a couple cool illustrations comparing North America to a couple of our most familiar planetary bodies, Mars and the Moon. It’s important to remember … Continue reading

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