Wednesday, June 26, 2019

For the 1st time, astronomers have found 2 giant clusters of galaxies that are just about to enter a critical phase of merging. Two separate clusters known as, 1E2215 & 1E2216 are 1.2 billion light-years away from Earth. Credit Chandra X-ray Observatory.


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First photo of Earth taken from space in 1946 vs one taken in 2015


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Comet 67p/Churyumov-Gerasimenko -- Humans sent a lander there to study its composition. Just a compilation showing the surface and some comparisons to familar landmarks


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Going for a swim under the milky way [OC]


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It is porn in space.(uranus)


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"On June 22nd at 21:25 UT, a small asteroid entered Earth's atmosphere and exploded in broad daylight south of Puerto Rico. . . . The explosion was clearly visible in images from NOAA's GOES-16 weather satellite," says Spaceweather.com's Dr. Tony Phillips on 26 June 2019.


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If you squint hard enough, you can see me waving in all four of these pics 👋


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60% Waning Gibbous [OC] [5345x3007]


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A neat pic of some stars i just got in texas [OC]


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Tuesday, June 25, 2019

Scientists have confirmed the presence of electrically-charged, soccer bell-shaped molecules in space, shedding lights on the mysterious contents of the interstellar medium -- the gas & dust that fills interstellar space. Credit: Hubble, NASA.


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Launch and land and relaunch! Even SpaceX's Falcon Heavy has dark mode now! My gif from this morning's launch.


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ISS lunar transit.


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The Space Shuttle Columbia lifted off from Kennedy Space Center at 12:12 p.m. (EDT) on June 25, 1992. Five NASA astronauts and two scientists/payload specialists were aboard, beginning a 13-day trip that would feature extensive research in the U.S. Microgravity Laboratory I. [2671 x 4096]


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Mission Specialist Peter J.K. Wisoff (bottom), wearing an Extravehicular Mobility Unit, works with the antenna on the European Retrievable Carrier while Payload Commander G. David Low, on the Remote Manipulator System robot arm, hovers above. [3011 x 3000]


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The Soyuz TMA-19M capsule Tim Peake used to go to and come back from the ISS


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The Falcon Heavy's first night launch [OC]


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The coldest known place in the universe, the Boomerang Nebula


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Solar granules and sunspots on the surface of the Sun. The sunspots are darker because they're cooler than the granules. A single granule in this image is larger than the state of Texas


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Venus photobombs the Sun. Meanwhile you can see sunspots, flares and prominences all over the surface of the sun ☀️


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The first photo of Pluto vs. the last


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The Milkyway


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So this is my first time seeing falcon heavy, as well as only my second time seeing night launch. Hope you enjoy my long exposure of STP-2! [OC]


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100 megapixel shot of the moon, zoom in on the craters.


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As a reminder of 50th Apollo 11 anniversary, I always find space fascinating, and pictures in space make me super happy; but pictures of humans on the fucking moon is beyond what words can describe. This is a feeling:


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Monday, June 24, 2019

Lynds Dark Nebula 1251


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Panorama of the milky way from Grasslands National Park, Saskatchewan[OC]


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[OC] [OS] my spray paint art of a galaxy of an imaginary planet


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A picture of the moon I took one night with surrounding stars.


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Long exposure I took two days ago in Colorado of the Cosmos 1674.


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Comet ISON on its way to get torn apart by the Sun. Thanks Sun 🌞


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The Sun belches out plasma clouds that are more than twice the size of our entire planet 🌝🌎


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When Apollo 8 First Orbited The Moon And Saw The Earth Rise In Space


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An orbital view of Earth from Apollo 11


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Streetlight went out, so I took the opportunity


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The mesmerizingly hypnotic patterns of storms and clouds on Jupiter


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Total solar eclipse August 21, 2017 - took this with my iPhone...as the moon passed before the sun - in the almost “total” phase - the sun took on a football shape.


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Crescent Moon and Crescent Venus captured in Broad Daylight


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Sunday, June 23, 2019

Carina Nebula Panorama from Hubble


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Picture I took of the eclipse.


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Milky way and the unique geology of southwest Saskatchewan [OC]


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Milky way core at 50mm [OC] [6720x5376]


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Moon through my 8 inch dobsonian. [oc]


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It’s just so beautiful


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The first SpaceX Falcon Heavy photographed on 2/6/2018. The next launch is scheduled for tomorrow 6/24/19 and will turn night into day [OC] [2048x1499]


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Da moon


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Best photo I've been able to capture of our moon using NikonD7200 + Telescopic Lens. Zoom in for slightly more detail.


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Six months ago I shared a composite of the solar system, but it was missing a couple planets. I recreated it with 9x the resolution, after spending months hunting planets in my backyard. [OC]


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Crown Prince Akihito of Japan shakes hands with astronaut L. Gordon Cooper, at Langley Field, Virginia, September 29, 1960


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One side of the earth plummets into darkness as the other is awoken by our burning star


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Currently, our Sun is going through the Solar Minimum, a point/phase in its 11-year long solar cycle when the surface activities slow down to a minimum and as a result no sunspots or solar flares pop up on its surface. This gives it the appearance of a giant smooth orange billiard ball.


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