Galaxies

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Nuggets: Perspective

Nuggets: Perspective

Life outside the cubicle . . .Simply amazing! Click here. Then click on ‘Start’. Move the toggle button to the left or right…

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Our Andromeda: Next door neighbor in local galaxy group

Our Andromeda: Next door neighbor in local galaxy group

A mere 2.5 million light-years away, the Andromeda Galaxy really is just next door as large galaxies go. So close, and spanning some 260,000 light-years, it took 11 different image fields from the Galaxy Evolution Explorer (GALEX) satellite’s telescope to produce this gorgeous portrait of the spiral galaxy in ultraviolet light. While its spiral arms […]

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Hubble’s awesome look at a black dot of nothingness in the sky

Hubble’s awesome look at a black dot of nothingness in the sky

Here’s an excellent high definition video on the Hubble Ultra Deep Field images, with a 3D simulation that flies you through Hubble’s most awe-inspiring photographs. The Deep Field images were created by pointing the Hubble Space Telescope for several days at a tiny patch of apparently empty sky — “empty” sky that turned out to […]

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