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It’s not every day that scientists find evidence that a massive black hole is  eating a galaxy. 10 million light-years away from Earth...

Black-hole-Centaurus-a 10 million light years from Earth. Evidence of massive black hole eating a galaxy

If This Doesn’t Blow Your Mind, Nothing Will

If This Doesn’t Blow Your Mind, Nothing Will

Other than a handful of deep sky objects (galaxies, nebulas, star clusters) that can be seen w/ the naked eye, this statement is basically correct. The stars we can see do generally fit inside that circle.

Twisted Galaxy Spotted

The Best Science Photos of the Week - Feb. 11, 2012

Cygnus X - Cygnus Constellation - The Swan - Costellazione del Cigno

A bubbling cauldron of star birth is highlighted in this image from NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope. Massive stars have blown bubbles, or cavities, in the dust and gas -- a violent process that triggers both the death and birth of stars.

Je zou zeggen dat je hier een - ietwat vreemd ogend - wolkendek ziet. Dat is tot op zekere hoogte ook zo. Alleen bevindt deze wolk zich niet op een paar kilometer, maar op 160.000 lichtjaar afstand.

This vibrant image from NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope (detected by the multiband imaging photometer) shows the Large Magellanic Cloud, a satellite galaxy to our own Milky Way galaxy.

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BBC future timeline - The BBC future timeline infographic is a theoretical look at the far distant future of our planet. The Timeline of the Far Future take us thousands.

Galaxy-center-protoplanet, September 12, 2012. Spectacular cloud of a doomed planet found plunging toward Milky Way's supermassive black hole.

Psalm The heavens declare the glory of God; the skies proclaim the work of his hands. Galaxy-center-protoplanet, September Spectacular cloud of a doomed planet found plunging toward Milky Way's supermassive black hole.

Andromeda Galaxy ~ a massive spiral, 2.5 million light-years away, over twice the diameter of our own Milky Way, it's the largest nearby galaxy. Its population of bright young blue stars lies along its sweeping spiral arms. (Spitzer Space Telescope)

The Infrared Visible Andromeda Image Credit: Subaru Telescope (NAOJ), Hubble Space Telescope Mayall Telescope (KPNO, NOAO), Digitized Sky Survey, Spitzer Space Telescope: Robert Gendler

Galaxy M81

Bright Spiral Galaxy One of the brightest galaxies in planet Earth's sky is similar in size to our Milky Way Galaxy: big, beautiful Image Credit: Subaru Telescope (NAOJ), Hubble Space Telescope

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