Solar system facts and information

HST - Tadpole Galaxy by Mick Hyde on Flickr.

These opaque, dark knots of gas and dust are called Bok globules, and they are absorbing light in the center of the nearby emission nebula and star-forming region, NGC 281. The globules are named after astronomer Bart Bok, who proposed their existence in the 1940's.

'Super Earths' Spotted Circling Ancient Star: Nat Geo PIA13994-600x400.jpg

The Heart Nebula

Amazing New X-Ray Image of the Whirlpool Galaxy Shows it is Dotted with Black Holes by Shannon Hall on June 3, 2014 Read more: www.universetoday...

A singing black hole in the heart of the Perseus Cluster emits a single note 57 octaves below middle C, with a wave frequency of 10 million years.

Star-forming Complex 30 Doradus from the Hubble Space Telescope

Quasars are the brightest and most distant objects in the known universe. In the early 1960′s, quasars were referred to as radio stars because they were discovered to be a strong source of radio waves.

Blazing Black Holes Spotted in Spiral Beauty (spiral galaxy IC 342 aka Caldwell 5) | Image credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/DSS, via NASA (#spaceimages #nustar #spiralgalaxy #nasa)

♥ The Dancing Aurorae of Saturn

Creation of a super massive black hole

Triple Jupiter Eclipse by NASA on The Commons, via Flickr

BBC: Timeline of the far future — What we can expect in a billion and more years...

Largest dinosaur bone ever discovered was found in Argentina. It makes the T-Rex seem small

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