Saturday, December 31, 2016

Megamasers are intensely bright, around 100 million times brighter than the masers found in galaxies like the Milky Way. The entire galaxy essentially acts as an astronomical laser that beams out microwave emission rather than visible light (hence the ‘m’ replacing the ‘l’). [1280 x 1046]


http://go.nasa.gov/2hAlTCV via /r/spaceporn http://bit.ly/2iRwn61

My first year of astrophotography [OC][4960x3507]


http://bit.ly/2iosUsE via /r/spaceporn http://bit.ly/2isLXo0

Horsehead Nebula in Hydrogen-alpha emissions [OC][5333x3000]


http://bit.ly/2iPsmec via /r/spaceporn http://bit.ly/2iipf1g

Friday, December 30, 2016

Milky Reflections Over Vail, CO [2000x 2954] [OC]


http://bit.ly/2hyeP9T via /r/spaceporn http://bit.ly/2iP6pzV

Limahl - Never Ending Story - 1984

David Bowie - Lazarus

My first attempt at astrophotography [OC] [5184x3456]. Not sure if the blue streak is a comet.


http://bit.ly/2ilH2CT via /r/spaceporn http://bit.ly/2ipStvy

NGC457 and NGC436 [3414x2436][OS][OC]


http://bit.ly/2hAffQ4 via /r/spaceporn http://bit.ly/2ixSjjh

Just hours after the winter solstice, a mass of energetic particles from the Sun smashed into the magnetic field around Earth. The strong solar wind stream stirred up a display of northern lights over northern Canada. [4000 x 4000]


http://go.nasa.gov/2iMOPZi via /r/spaceporn http://bit.ly/2ifMGIt

Hubble image of galaxy cluster MACS J1206 with visible gravitational lensing [2564 x 2328]


http://bit.ly/2hCt4PJ via /r/spaceporn http://bit.ly/2hTZLUN

Celestial Spiral (IRAS 23166+1655) [2048x1536]


http://bit.ly/2if7ikc via /r/spaceporn http://bit.ly/2iM1z2z

Tuesday, December 27, 2016

Bit O' The Hunter. [OC] [5184x3456]


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Would someone mind telling me a little more about the constellations in this picture? I see Orion and I think that's Pleiades in the top center? [OC] [6000x4000]


http://bit.ly/2hva5qn via /r/spaceporn http://bit.ly/2hMgNUT

Witch Head Nebula - IC 2118 - Deep Sky West Remote Observatory [4950x6019]


http://bit.ly/2icer2E via /r/spaceporn http://bit.ly/2hrl4zC

Westerlund 2 [8919 x 6683]


http://bit.ly/2hqquL0 via /r/spaceporn http://bit.ly/2ib2ydj

Star cluster NGC 6193 and nebula NGC 6188 [3727 x 4000]


http://bit.ly/2i3OZhS via /r/spaceporn http://bit.ly/2iAG2ts

M31: The Andromeda Galaxy Image Credit & Copyright: Farmakopoulos Antonis [2002 x 1498]


http://go.nasa.gov/2i3OXqg via /r/spaceporn http://bit.ly/2iAyVRQ

Arp 148 - Starship Enterprise looking galaxies [1027x1027]


http://bit.ly/2i3eEae via /r/spaceporn http://bit.ly/2iAaW52

Our moon and Jupiter with his owns [1200x800]


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