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Our Sun fades in comparison to the heaviest star in the known Universe. Bite-sized, mind blowing space facts about the Universe and the cosmos. Whether you're new to astronomy / astrophysics or not, check us out @ https://www.instagram.com/thespacekiosk/ Image: NASA

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Everybody loves #Venus, maybe it’s because she’s the only planet in our Solar System named after a female or because she’s named after the Roman goddess of love… http://astronomyisawesome.com/infographics/10-facts-about-venus/

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24 Fascinating Thoughts About the Universe

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A Guide to the Best Meteor Showers in 2016: When, Where and How to Shoot Them | PhotoPills

A Guide to the Best Meteor Showers in 2016: When, Where and How to Shoot Them | PhotoPills

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Meteorite color depends on its composition

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A Space Spider Watches Over Young Stars

A nebula known as "the Spider" glows fluorescent green in an infrared image from NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope and the Two Micron All Sky Survey (2MASS).

A Space Spider Watches Over Young Stars

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Hubble Telescope Captures Sharpest Image Yet of Mysterious Red Rectangle

Hubble Telescope Captures Sharpest Image Yet of Mysterious Red Rectangle

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Distant galaxy SMM J2135-0102.

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When Galaxies Collide: Beautiful Images of Cosmic Impacts

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When Galaxies Collide: Beautiful Images of Cosmic Impacts

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Closeup of one of the most famous galaxy pairs in collision - NGC 4038 (upper left) and NGC 4039 (right). In wide field view, they are known as the Antennae, located about 60 million light years from Earth in the constellation Corvus.

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This recently released picture shows NGC 7023, also called the Iris nebula for its floral appearance, as seen from Kitt Peak National Observatory in Arizona.The cosmic flower is actually what’s known as a reflection nebula. The interstellar cloud of dust and gas glows not because its material is being heated, but because it’s reflecting light from nearby stars.

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Greetings From Earth: Stream the Sounds of Voyager's 'Golden Record'

Greetings From Earth: Stream the Sounds of Voyager's 'Golden Record' - NBC News

Greetings From Earth: Stream the Sounds of Voyager's 'Golden Record'

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Pencil Nebula by Hubble Space Telescope.

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The biggest Astronomy events of 2016

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IC 405 is an emission/reflection nebula located in the constellation Auriga.

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Pumpkin Nebula, aka Rotten Egg Nebula or its technical name 231.84 +4.22 OH, is a planetary protonebulosa located in the const. Puppis. Called Pumpkin Nebula because of its peculiar shape. The other nickname, Rotten Egg Nebula, refers to the large amount of sulfur compounds present in it, which would produce an unpleasant odor if you could be there to check

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Hubble Finds a Little Gem

Hubble Finds a Little Gem. The planetary nebula called NGC 6818, also known as the Little Gem Nebula. It is located in the constellation of Sagittarius.

Hubble Finds a Little Gem

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Star Gazing Events 2016 #Cosmicthreads

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NGC 6369 The Little Ghost Nebula Credit: NASA/ESA

Cogito, ergo sum

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The Serpent Dust Devil of Mars by NASA: Image by the High Resolution Science Experiment camera on NASA's Mars Orbiter (HiRISE), this dust devil was shot on a late spring afternoon in northern Mars and measures more than 1/2 mile in height. #Dust_Devil #Mars #NASA

NASA - The Serpent Dust Devil of Mars

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Never-Before-Seen Stage of Planet Birth Revealed Astronomers studying a newborn star have caught a detailed glimpse of planets forming around it, revealing a never-before seen stage of planetary evolution.

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Black hole (as seen by Hubble telescope)

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Swirling nebulae, galactic gas clouds and sparkling galaxies have all come under the Hubble Space Telescope's watchful eye, generating some of the most spectacular views of space ever seen.

Hubble wows with stunning space images (pictures) - Page 15 - CNET

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Sh2-155, informally known as the "Cave Nebula", is dark cloud of gas embedded in a giant emission nebula. The top edge of the cloud is illuminated by several hot, massive (OB) stars that are part of the Cepheus OB3 assocation. - Image Credit: T.A. Rector (University of Alaska Anchorage) and H. Schweiker (WIYN and NOAO/AURA/NSF) Image enhancement: Jean-Baptiste Faure

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Group Of Galaxies Called "Stephan's Quintet" (Favored Object For Amateur Astronomers With Good Hobby Telescopes). The Quintet Is A Prototype Of A Class Of Objects Known As 'Compact Groups Of Galaxies' - NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope

Star Clusters Born in the Wreckage of Cosmic Collisions

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