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science is beauty: Composite image (X-ray & optical) of the Rosette nebula, located about light years from Earth. More shocking that the one I posted here two years ago. Source: Rosette Nebula: The Heart of a Rose (Chandra X-ray Center)

What you’re seeing is a strange solar eclipse, in which Venus passed in front of the sun. The tiny black dot on the top lefthand side is Venus. The giant psychedelic fireball is the sun, imaged in three colors of ultraviolet light. http://www.smithsonianmag.com

Here’s an Incredible Image of Venus Passing in Front of the Sun

Venus and the Triply Ultraviolet Sun Image Credit: NASA/SDO & the AIA, EVE, and HMI teams; Digital Composition: Peter L. Dove Explanation: An unusual type of solar eclipse occurred last year.

Crab Nebula  The Crab Nebula is a supernova remnant, all that remains of a tremendous stellar explosion. Observers in China and Japan recorded the supernova nearly 1,000 years ago, in 1054.   Credit: NASA, ESA, J. Hester and A. Loll (Arizona State University)

Image of the Crab Nebula taken by NASA's Hubble Space Telescope. The Crab Nebula is a six-lightyear wide expanding remnant of a star's supernova explosion.

Surprenante plongée dans des mondes inexplorés où reposent le secret des origines. Photo prise par le télescope spatial Hubble de la nébuleuse de Carina.

Astronomers are watching a delayed broadcast of a spectacular outburst from the unstable, behemoth double-star system Eta Carinae, an event initially seen on Earth nearly 170 years ago.

One bubble from hubble!

Pop goes the supernova! Actually, that's planetary nebula PN or better known as the Soap Bubble Nebula, which was discovered by amateur astronomer Dave Jurasevich back in Just look at it and wonder what other marvels does the Universe have in stock?


The Witch Head Nebula - Canon Digital Photography Forums - The Witch Head is a favorite around Halloween and is located in the constellation Orion, near the bright star Rigel.



This infrared image from NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope shows the Helix nebula, a cosmic starlet often photographed by amateur astronomers for its vivid colors and eerie resemblance to a giant eye. 36 / 40 Photo by Comets Kick up Dust in Helix Nebula;

NC44 Nebula

Nebula: an image from NASA’s Hubble has captured softly glowing filaments streaming from hot young stars in a nearby nebula. The image, presented by the Hubble Heritage Project, was taken in 1996 by Hubble’s Wide Field & Planetary Camera 2


Incríveis fotografias da NASA mostram como é um dia de trabalho no espaço

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