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Woher kommt der energiereichste Teil der kosmischen Strahlung? Das Pierre Auger Observatorium hat dazu erste Hinweise gefunden.

Astronomers have detected more extremely energetic cosmic particles coming from one side of the sky than the other. The post Some Cosmic Rays Come from Outside the Galaxy appeared first on Sky & Telescope.

PHD Comics: Super Massive Black Holes

Super Massive Black Holes by PHD Comics. Sagittarius A*, the super massive black hole at the center of the Milky Way, has a mass million times the mass of our sun, and a diameter equal to the distance between the sun and Mercury.

Η NASA "ανιχνεύει ισχυρά σήματα από το κέντρο του γαλαξία μας και τον γαλαξία της Ανδρομέδας"

Our galaxy& center glows in gamma rays, but astronomers are still debating whether pulsars or dark matter are the source.

Swiss Space Program Targets Thousands Of Pieces Of 'Orbital Debris'

Swiss Space Program Targets Thousands Of Pieces Of 'Orbital Debris'

Space Garbage by NASA Orbital Debris Program: After decades of space exploration, there are now more than pieces of artificial debris greater than half an inch in size. We seriously need a GIANT space vacuum.

Whirpool galaxy

Whirlpool galaxy, also with its companion dwarf galaxy NGC These two are interacting galaxies in the constellation Canes Venatici.

NASA’s Hubble finds universe is expanding faster than expected | Astronomy.com

The Universe Is Expanding Faster Than Scientists Thought. Illustration showing the three steps astronomers used to measure the universe's expansion rate to an unprecedented accuracy, reducing the total uncertainty to percent.

Creation in action!

The Great Orion Nebula by Hubble., whose 5 year mission is to travel to distant galaxies to search for new life

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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.

The Nearest Stars to Earth

The nearest stars, their distances in light-years, spectral types and known planets. Only 9 of the stars within 15 light years can be seen with the unaided eye from Earth.

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The Horsehead Nebula is a cloud of ionized-hydrogen in the constellation Orion. These clouds are lit from within by young, hot stars. The interstellar dust absorbs the light from part of the ionized cloud creating this beautiful contrast. Image Credit: NA

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The sword on Orion. Interesting idea for nebula or universe tattoo. For similar photos... http://hubblesite.org/gallery/album/entire/hires/true/

The Sword Of Orion ~ The Orion constellation is noticeable for three medium-bright stars in a short, straight row. These stars represent Orion’s Belt. If you look closely, you’ll notice a curved line of stars “hanging” from the three Belt stars.

The Comet Jacques ( 70 million km away), and the Heart & Soul Nebulae (7.500 light years away) team up to drop some cosmic perspective. Image Credit: Michael Jaeger / Astronomy Picture of the Day (APOD) 1 light year: 9.4 trillion kilometers #ad

The Comet Jacques ( 70 million km away), and the Heart & Soul Nebulae light years away) team up to drop some cosmic perspective. Image Credit: Michael Jaeger / Astronomy Picture of the Day (APOD) 1 light year: trillion kilometers