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The universe is beautiful. NASA Releases Eight Stunning Never-Before-Seen Images of the Cosmos

NGC 3576: Glowing Gas in the Milky Way 3C353: Giant Plumes of Radiation (NASA, Chandra, 10/28/13)
NASA - A Nearby Stellar Cradle. Image Credit: NASA
The Eridanus Void. This area shows almost no signs of cosmic matter, meaning no stars, planets, solar systems or clouds of cosmic dust. Researchers couldn't even find dark matter, which is invisible but measurable by its gravitational pull. There were also no signs of black holes that might have gobbled up the matter once present in the region.
This stunning space wallpaper, not unlike a pointillist painting, shows the star-studded center of the Milky Way towards the constellation o...
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Trigger-Happy Star Formation (NASA, Chandra, 8/12/09). his composite image, combining data from the Chandra X-ray Observatory and the Spitzer Space Telescope shows the molecular cloud Cepheus B, located in our Galaxy about 2,400 light years from the Earth. A molecular cloud is a region containing cool interstellar gas and dust left over from the formation of the galaxy and mostly contains molecular hydrogen.
The Spaghetti Nebula, supernova remnant in Taurus Image Credit: Digitized Sky Survey, ESA/ESO/NASA FITS Liberator
Star Cluster- Hubble Telescope Image
Supernova N49 (NASA, Chandra, 11/29/2006) by NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center, via Flickr
The Milky Way - 84 Million Stars in 9 Billion Pixels via petapixel: The image is a composite of thousands of photos shot by the VISTA survey camera by Astronomers at the European Southern Observatory’s Paranal Observatory in Chile. if you were to print out this image as a standard book photograph, it would be nearly 30-feet wide and 23-feet. Here is the link to the zoomable image. http://www.eso.org/... #Astronomy #Milky_Way
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