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"Milky Way over Mt. Rainier from Sunrise Visitor Center by Ryan Sullivan"

ARP81 Wallpaper | Hubble Space Telescope of the galaxy ARP91… | Stuart Rankin | Flickr

Stuart Rankin, Wallpaper Hubble Space Telescope of the galaxy ((but is this not the Glaucus atlanticus in space form))

Wolf-Rayet Bubble Nebula | NOAO image of a Wolf-Rayet star and it's bubble.

A Wolf-Rayet Bubble Nebula surrounds a Wolf-Rayet star. There are different types of WR-nebula, based on their formation mechanism: regions nebulae bubbles hydrogen voids and shells (may be assoc. The nebula shown is a 'wind-blown bubbles' type

Alnitak in Orion

Alnitak in Orion - Alnitak is part of Orion's Belt along with Alnilam and Mintaka. It is a hot blue supergiant and has been known since antiquity. It is one of the brightest stars in the sky.

#stars #galaxy

#stars #galaxy

Postcard01: The Eagle Nebula

The Eagle Has Risen: Stellar Spire in the Eagle Nebula. A billowing tower of gas and dust rises from the stellar nursery known as the Eagle Nebula. This small piece of the Eagle Nebula is 57 trillion miles long trillion km).

A Tall Milky Way Flickr by Luis Argerich. A Vertical panorama of the Milky Way after twilight. The central bulge of the Milky Way is clearly visible at Sagitarius. The great rift in the middle and the dark coalsack nebula are also visible contrasting against the bright sky.

A Vertical panorama of the Milky Way after twilight. The central bulge of the Milky Way is clearly visible at Sagitarius. The great rift in the middle and the dark coalsack nebula are also visible contrasting against the bright sky.

On April 24th the NASA Hubble Space Telescope will celebrate it’s 22nd anniversary. During these 22 years of service the HST has given humankind a better insight in to how planet earth came to be and provided us with some amazing picture of space.

For reasons unknown, star Mons outer surface suddenly greatly expanded with the result that it became the brightest star in the entire Milky Way Galaxy in January Then, just as suddenly, it faded. A stellar flash like this had never been seen before.

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