Discussion in 'Science & Technology' started by Drone, Dec 18, 2012.
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Hidden Galaxy IC 342
This beautiful clump of glowing gas, dark dust, and glittering stars is the spiral galaxy NGC 4248, located ~ 24 million ly away in the constellation of Canes Venatici (The Hunting Dogs).
~ 95 million ly away, in the southern constellation of Octans, lies an intriguing spiral galaxy NGC 7098 — with numerous sets of double features.
The small, edge-on, spiral galaxy visible to the left of NGC 7098, is ESO 048-G007.
Located ~ 24 million ly away in the direction of the constellation Canes Venatici, M63 (NGC 5055) is a large spiral galaxy with a beautiful spiral. It's also nicknamed the Sunflower Galaxy because the balanced whirlpool structure reminds us of a large flower.
New videos of Orion Nebula Cluster (highest quality ever) and don't forget to check gizmodo link (won't work in IE)
Wide-field image shows the sky around the two interacting galaxies NGC 1512 and NGC 1510. NGC 1512 is clearly visible in the very centre of the image.
Hockey Stick Galaxy NGC 4656
ESO's Paranal Observatory
dwarf galaxy NGC 5949
Brilliant videos by American Museum of Natural History, New York.
Latest space news!
Inspirational video by Anonymous
The Total Solar Eclipse What You Need To Know
Thaumasia mountains (Mars)
During the early evening of 7 August, a partial lunar eclipse was visible in the sky above the ESO Headquarters in Garching bei München, Germany.
new Cassini's images of Saturn and Titan!
Perseid meteor shower
New amazing videos:
Chandra X-ray close-up of Andromeda's core, with sources circled.
Antares (α Sco) & Saturn goodness
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