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The Black Eye Galaxy (Messier is a spiral galaxy with an apparent magnitude of lying approximately 24 million light years from Earth. It is sometimes also called the Sleeping Beauty Galaxy or Evil Eye Galaxy.

bluepueblo:    Milky Way, New South Wales, Australia  photo via thesky

Milky Way over tree, Hill End, New South Wales, Australia, photo by natecochran.

rosette nebula

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)

I read this, " we are facilitators of our own evil creations." Which quote do you like best? HA!

The colorful Eagle Nebula taken at the National Science Foundation's telescope on Kitt Peak. Located in the constellation of Serpens, the Serpent, the Eagle Nebula is a very luminous open cluster of stars surrounded by dust and gas.

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Three newly-discovered streams arcing high over the Milky Way Galaxy are remnants of cannibalized galaxies and star clusters. The streams are between and light-years distant from Earth and extend over much of the Northern sky.

「オリオン大星雲」最新観測が星の誕生の常識を変える? | sorae.jp : 宇宙(そら)へのポータルサイト


This image of the Orion Nebula was obtained from multiple exposures using VLT’s HAWK-I infrared camera. This is the deepest view ever of this region and reveals more very faint planetary-mass objects than expected. Image credit: H. Drass et al / ESO.





Sometimes I wonder how this stuff can actually be real when it's so beautiful and breath-taking. but it IS! Goodness gracious, the Hubble Telescope uncovers some amazing things.

Image of Earthrise as captured by NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter

cosmicvastness: “ NASA Releases New High-Resolution Earthrise Image In this composite image we see Earth appear to rise over the lunar horizon from the viewpoint of the spacecraft, with the center.