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Astronomers have discovered the largest known structure in the universe, a clump of active galactic cores that stretch 4 billion light-years from end to end. The structure is a light quasar group (LQG), a collection of extremely luminous Galactic Nulcei powered by supermassive central black holes!
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Astronomers have discovered the largest known structure in the universe, a clump of active galactic cores that stretch 4 billion light-years from end to end. Looks like the wormhole from Star Trek Deep Space Nine to me!
dduane: circusmaster: khito: pyrrhiccomedy: Astronomers have discovered the largest known structure in the universe, a clump of active galactic cores that stretch 4 billion light-years from end to end. The structure is a light quasar group (LQG), a collection of extremely luminous Galactic Nulcei powered by supermassive central black holes. So that’s cool and everything, but maybe some of you would be interested to know why this is a significant find? Beyond just its record-setting bigness. Since Einstein, physicists have accepted something called the Cosmological Principle, which states that the universe looks the same everywhere if you view it on a large enough scale. You might find some weird shit over here, and some other freaky shit over there, but if you pull back the camera far enough, you’ll find that same weird and/or freaky shit cropping up over and over again in a fairly regular distribution. This is because the universe is (probably) infinite in size and (we are pretty darn sure) has, and has always had, the same forces acting on it everywhere. So why is this new LQG so radical? (It stands for ‘Large Quasar Group,’ btw, not ‘Light Quasar Group.’) Well, let’s try to comprehend the scale we’re dealing with. A ‘megaparsec,’ written Mpc, is about 3.2 million light years long. The Milky Way is about 0.03 Mpc across (or 100,000 light years). The distance between our galaxy and Andromeda, our closest galactic neighbor, is 0.75 Mpc, or 2.5 million light years. LQGs are usually about 200 Mpc across. Assuming a logarithmic distribution of weird shit outliers (if you don’t know how logarithmic distribution curves work, don’t worry about it), cosmologists predicted that nothing in the universe should be more than 370 Mpc across. This new LQG is 1200 Mpc long. That’s four billion light years. Four BILLION LIGHT YEARS. Just to travel from one side to the other of this one thing. I mean for fuck’s sake, the universe is only about 14 billion years old! How many of these things could there be? Right now it looks like the Cosmological Principle might be out the window, unless physicists can find some way to make the existence of this new LQG work with the math (and boy, are they trying). And that’s totally baffling. It would mean—well, we don’t have any idea what it would mean. That the universe isn’t essentially uniform? That some ‘special’ physics apply/applied in some places but not in others? That Something Happened that is totally outside our current ability to understand or quantify stuff happening? By the way, no one lives there. The radiation from so many quasars would sterilize rock. Sources: 1 2 3 are you telling us astronomers have discovered something which is literally fucktuple the size of anything else previously estimated to exist Anything that fucking rewrites all of what we know about the universe needs to get its ass on my blog. It’s giant, glowy, black hole filled ass. Wondering how many times I can use the word “fucktuple” today without arousing suspicion. :) So if it is so large that light has not existed long enough to have traveled its entire length…we aren’t seeing the whole thing……..
The largest known structure in the universe, a clump of active galactic cores that stretch 4 billion light-years from end to end. The structure is a light quasar group (LQG), a collection of extremely luminous Galactic Nulcei powered by supermassive central black holes. #cosmos #universe #blackholes
A rare meteorite from Mars was found in Morocco.
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This Nasa photograph shows a fist-sized meteorite nicknamed Black Beauty, which could unlock vital clues to the evolution of Mars from the warm and wet place it once was to its current cold and dry state. Discovered in Morocco's Sahara Desert in 2011, the 11-ounce (320-gram) space rock contains 10 times more water than other Martian meteorites and could be the first ever to have originated on the planet's surface or crust.
2-Billion-Year-Old Meteorite From Mars Found in Morocco
Sun activity, Oct. 22, 2011
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Sun activity, Oct. 22, 2011 SOLAR SYSTEM SCALE
Sun activity, Oct. 22, 2011. Magnetic field lines, when these break we get flares or CME's
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Solar activity, Oct. 22, 2011
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Actually, extremely Hot Stuff: Sun activity, Oct. 22, 2011 Yup, my birthday
Sun activity, (solar flares) Oct. 22, 2011
Mysterious "Crowned Face" spotted on Mars. its candace from phines and ferb
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Female face with a crown, spotted on Mars.
"Scientists Discover the Oldest, Largest Body of Water in Existence - In Space" ...The cloud of water is enough to supply 28 galaxies with water and was discovered 12 billion light years away!
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This photo displays the largest body of water every discovered. The water is floating in space while the gravity of a black hole consumes it.
Black holes turn up the heat for the Universe - http://www.scoop.it/t/science-news/p/1784019662/black-holes-turn-up-the-heat-for-the-universe
Scientists Discover The Oldest, Largest Body Of Water In Existence—In SpaceScientists have found the biggest and oldest reservoir of water ever—so large and so old, it’s almost impossible to describe.The water is out in space, a place we used to think of as desolate and desert dry, but it’s turning out to be pretty lush.Researchers found a lake of water so large that it could provide each person on Earth an entire planet’s worth of water—20,000 times over. Yes, so much water out there in space that it could supply each one of us all the water on Earth—Niagara Falls, the Pacific Ocean, the polar ice caps, the puddle in the bottom of the canoe you forgot to flip over—20,000 times over.The water is in a cloud around a huge black hole that is in the process of sucking in matter and spraying out energy (such an active black hole is called a quasar), and the waves of energy the black hole releases make water by literally knocking hydrogen and oxygen atoms together.The official NASA news release describes the amount of water as “140 trillion times all the water in the world’s oceans,” which isn’t particularly helpful, except if you think about it like this.That one cloud of newly discovered space water vapor could supply 140 trillion planets that are just as wet as Earth is.Mind you, our own galaxy, the Milky Way, has about 400 billion stars, so if every one of those stars has 10 planets, each as wet as Earth, that’s only 4 trillion planets worth of water. The new cloud of water is enough to supply 28 galaxies with water. Truly, that is one swampy patch of intergalactic space. Equally stunning is the age of the water factory. The two teams of astrophysicists that found the quasar were looking out in space a distance of 12 billion light years. That means they were also looking back in time 12 billion years, to when the universe itself was just 1.6 billion years old. They were watching water being formed at the very start of the known universe, which is to say, water was one of the first substances formed, created in galactic volumes from the earliest time. Given water’s creative power to shape geology, climate and biology, that’s dramatic. “It’s another demonstration that water is pervasive throughout the universe, even at the very earliest times,” says Matt Bradford, an astrophysicist at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory and leader of one of the teams that made the discovery. (The journal article reporting the discovery is titled, without drama, “The Water Vapor Spectrum of APM 08279+5255: X-Ray Heating and Infrared Pumping over Hundreds of Parsecs.”) It is not as if you’d have to wear foul-weather gear if you could visit this place in space, however. The distances are as mind-bogglingly large as the amount of water being created, so the water vapor is the finest mist—300 trillion times less dense than the air in a typical room. And it’s not as if this intergalactic water can be of any use to us here on Earth, of course, at least not in the immediate sense. Indeed, the discovery comes as a devastating drought across eastern Africa is endangering the lives of 10 million people in Somalia, Kenya, and Ethiopia. NASA’s water discovery should be a reminder that if we have the sophistication to discover galaxies full of water 12 billion light years away, we should be able to save people just an ocean away from drought-induced starvation. The NASA announcement is also a reminder how quickly our understanding of the universe is evolving and how much capacity for surprise nature still has for us. There’s water on Mars, there’s water jetting hundreds of miles into space from Enceladus, one of Saturn’s moons, there are icebergs of water hidden in the polar craters of our own Moon. And now it turns out that a single quasar has the ability to manufacture galaxies full of water. But it was only 40 years ago, in 1969, that scientists first confirmed that water existed anywhere besides Earth.
ESO lately released a photo of the newly-discovered galaxy SMM J2135-0102, which was found when astronomers were observing a massive galaxy cluster with the Atacama Pathfinder Experiment telescope. The galaxy is so distant that we see it as it was 10 billion years ago, and it is the brightest very distant galaxy ever seen at submillimetre wavelengths. Astronomers estimate that SMM J2135-0102 is producing stars at a rate that is equivalent to about 250 suns per year.
newly-discovered galaxy SMM J2135-0102
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Star factories in the distant Universe This artist’s impression of the distant galaxy SMM J2135-0102 shows large bright clouds a few hundred light-years in size, which are regions of active star formation, These “star factories” are similar in size to those in the Milky Way, but one hundred times more luminous, suggesting that star formation in the early life of these galaxies is a much more vigorous process than typically found in local galaxies. Credit: ESO/M. Kornmesser
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the Real Colors of the Moon
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Hubble’s face-on view of this unusual galaxy, known as Hoag’s Object after Arthur Allen Hoag, who discovered it in 1950, shows its nearly perfect ring of hot, massive, blue stars surrounding a nucleus of older, yellow stars. Ring-shaped galaxies can form either through a collision with another galaxy or when a second galaxy speeds through the first, leaving parts of itself behind.
Hubble’s face-on view of this unusual galaxy, known as Hoag’s Object after Arthur Allen Hoag, who discovered it in 1950, shows its nearly perfect ring of hot, massive, blue stars surrounding a nucleus of older, yellow stars. Ring-shaped galaxies can form either through a collision with another galaxy or when a second galaxy speeds through the first, leaving parts of itself behind. In Hoag's Object, there is evidence that the blue ring may be the shredded remains of a galaxy that passed nearby.
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A nearly perfect ring of hot, blue stars pinwheels about the yellow nucleus of an unusual galaxy known as Hoag's Object. The "gap" separating the hot blue stars from the yellow older stars may actually contain some star clusters that are too faint to see. Curiously, an object resembling Hoag's Object can be seen in the gap at the one o'clock position. The object is probably a background ring galaxy.
Hoag's Object: A Strange Ring Galaxy. Explanation: Is this one galaxy or two? This question came to light in 1950 when astronomer Art Hoag chanced upon this unusual extragalactic object. On the outside is a ring dominated by bright blue stars, while near the center lies a ball of much redder stars that are likely much older. Between the two is a gap that appears almost completely dark. How Hoag's Object formed remains unknown, although similar objects have now been identified and collectively labeled as a form of ring galaxy. Genesis hypotheses include a galaxy collision billions of years ago and the gravitational effect of a central bar that has since vanished. The above photo taken by the Hubble Space Telescope in July 2001 reveals unprecedented details of Hoag's Object and may yield a better understanding. Hoag's Object spans about 100,000 light years and lies about 600 million light years away toward the constellation of the Snake (Serpens). Coincidentally, visible in the gap (at about one o'clock) is yet another ring galaxy that likely lies far in the distance. Credit: R. Lucas (STScI/AURA), Hubble Heritage Team, NASA
Hoag's Object by NASA: This non-typical galaxy is known as a ring galaxy, and was discovered in 1950 by astronomer Art Hoag, who initially thought it to be a planetary nebula. Serendipitously, from the perspective of our solar system what appears to be an even more distant ring galaxy is plainly visible within the gap between this galaxy's central body of mostly yellow stars and the outer ring of blue stars. via wikipedia. #Ring_Galaxy #Hogs_Object #Astronomy
Hoag's Object, a galaxy made up of a nearly perfect ring of hot, blue stars rotating around a yellow nucleus. The entire galaxy is about 120,000 light-years wide, which is slightly larger than our Milky Way Galaxy. What appears to be a gap separating the two stellar populations may actually contain some star clusters that are almost too faint to see. Curiously, an object that bears an uncanny resemblance to Hoag's Object can be seen in the gap at the one o'clock position. The object is probably a distant ring galaxy. The blue ring of stars may be the shredded remains of a galaxy that passed nearby about 2 to 3 billion years ago. Hoag's Object is 600 million light-years away in the constellation Serpens.
Arp 272 (NGC 6050 and IC 1179)
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Hubble Interacting Galaxy NGC 6050. NGC 6050/IC 1179 (Arp 272) is a remarkable collision between two spiral galaxies,and is part of the Hercules Galaxy Cluster. The galaxy cluster is part of the Great Wall of clusters and superclusters, the largest known structure in the universe. The two spiral galaxies are linked by their swirling arms. Arp 272 is located about 450 million light-years away from Earth.
Beauty of Orion
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Beauty of Orion - Looks like a butterfly. A space butterfly.
Beauty of the Orion Nebula
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Looks like a heavenly butterfly soo beautiful!
Beauty of Orion - Looks like a cosmic butterfly or angel!
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Trail of Dust Comet NASA Hubble Space Telescope image of Comet C/2012 S1 (ISON) when the comet was slightly closer than Jupiter's orbit at a distance of 386 million miles (621 km) from the sun.
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This stunning space wallpaper is a NASA Hubble Space Telescope image of Comet C/2012 S1 (ISON) when the comet was slightly closer than Jupiter's orbit at a distance of 386 million miles (621 km) from the sun. This is a contrast-enhanced photo produced from the Hubble images of Comet ISON to reveal the subtle structure in the inner coma of the comet
Centaurus a Eso NASA Galaxy photo
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Space and the Cosmos - Spectacular Photography. Centaurus A is our nearest giant galaxy, at a distance of about 13 million light-years in the southern constellation of Centaurus.
Supernovas, Black Holes Team up to Clean Galaxies Jets erupting from a supermassive black hole, such as the one in Centaurus A (shown in this color composite image), might clear the way for supernovas to sweep out gas and stop star formation. | EurekAlert! Science News
#Astronomy: Supernovas help 'clean' galaxies | via @physorg_com
Chelyabinsk Meteorite May Have Collided with Another Body in Solar System Aug 27, 2013 by Sci-News.com According to a team of Russian scientists reporting today at the Goldschmidt conference in Italy, the Chelyabinsk meteorite either collided with another body or came too close to the Sun before it fell to our planet. This is a fragment of the Chelyabinsk (Laboratory of Meteoritics, Vernadsky Institute, Russia).
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Pleiades deep field
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Pleiades Deep Field (Seven Sisters, M45, the Pleiades) ~ About 400 light years away toward the constellation of Taurus. Perhaps the most famous star cluster on the sky, the bright stars can be seen without binoculars from even the depths of a light-polluted city. With a long exposure from a dark location, though, the dust cloud surrounding the Pleiades star cluster becomes very evident. The above exposure took about 30 hours and covers a sky area several times the size of the full moon.
In astronomy, the Pleiades, or Seven Sisters, is a star cluster located in the constellation of Taurus. It is among the nearest star clusters to Earth and is the cluster most obvious to the naked eye in the night sky.
Pleiades Deep Field. Also known as the Seven Sisters and M45, the Pleiades lies about 400 light years away toward the constellation of the Bull (Taurus). #Space #Stars #OuterSpace
M45 Pleiades Deep Field, is an open star cluster in the Milky Way about 400 light-years away. It contains 3000 stars, and is 13 light-years away. Surrounding the stars is a blue reflection nebula made of fine dust.
Scientists discover new exoplanets. This graphic depicts HD 189733b, the first exoplanet caught passing in front of its parent star in X-rays. The inset contains the Chandra image of HD 189733. Alien Planet Eclipse Seen In X-Ray Light: A Cosmic First
NASA’s Chandra Sees Eclipsing Planet In X-rays For First Time An advantageous alignment of a planet and its parent star in the system HD 189733, which is 63 light-years from Earth, enabled NASA’s Chandra X-ray Observatory and the European Space Agency’s XMM Newton Observatory to observe a dip in X-ray intensity as the planet transited the star.
Using Chandra and XMM-Newton, astronomers have detected an exoplanet passing in front of its parent star for the first time in X-rays. The artist's illustration shows HD 189733b, a "hot Jupiter" that goes around its star once every 2.2 days. The illustration also shows the presence of a faint red companion star in the system.
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Galaxies 'Coming of Age' in Cosmic Blobs (NASA, Chandra, 6/24/09)
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Astronomers using NASA's Hubble Space Telescope & Chandra X-ray Observatory released this on 6-24-2009. Immense reservoirs of gigantic hydrogen gas "blobs" found ~1999 while surveying young distant galaxies. Chandra & other telescopes studied true nature of blobs around very young galaxies. Source of immense energy to power this glow = growing supermassive BLACK HOLES partly obscured by dense gas & dust layers. Fireworks of star formation in galaxies! -Research DdO:)
Gigantic Rolling Wave Captured on the Sun [hd video]
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Gigantic Rolling Wave Captured on the Sun [hd video] by NASA Goddard Photo and Video, via Flickr
Once thought to be part of the Orion nebula, the star cluster NGC 1980 is actually a separate entity, scientists say. It appears around the brightest star seen at the bottom of this image, iota Ori.
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Once thought to be part of the Orion nebula, the star cluster NGC 1980 is actually a separate entity, scientists say. It appears around the brightest star seen at the bottom of this image, iota #universe| http://weddingphotos9947.blogspot.com
A newly identified separate star cluster in front of the Orion Nebula Cluster (Phys.org)—Using images from the 340 Mpx MegaCam camera on the Canada-France-Hawaii Telescope (CFHT) from the summit of Mauna Kea, astronomers identified the massive cluster of young stars NGC 1980 to be a clearly separate entity from the main cluster of the most studied star formation region in the Galaxy.
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Orion -1,500 light years away from the solar system, the Orion nebula is the brightest diffuse nebula is the sky. Image shows clearly the 3-dimensional structure of this star formation region: a large cavity, created by the radiation pressure from new-born stars located in the brightest area of the image, in a huge cloud of dust and gas. Identified as an indepedent star cluster, NGC 1980 is associated to this well-studied star formation region...CFHT/Coelum (J.-C. Cuillandre & G. Anselmi) #space
Black Holes Have Simple Feeding Habits (NASA, Chandra, 6/18/08)
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Black Holes Have Simple Feeding Habits (NASA, Chandra, 6/18/08) by NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center #universe
Black Holes inside a spiral galaxy!
The Rose - The spinning vortex of Saturn's north polar storm resembles a deep red rose of giant proportions surrounded by green foliage in this false-color image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft. Measurements have sized the eye at a staggering 1,250 miles (2,000 kilometers) across with cloud speeds as fast as 330 miles per hour (150 meters per second).
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The Rose (Full story here: www.nasa.gov/centers/jpl/news/cassini20130429.html) ---- The spinning vortex of Saturns north polar storm resembles a deep red rose of giant proportions surrounded by green foliage in this false-color image from NASAs Cassini spacecraft. Measurements have sized the eye at a staggering 1,250 miles (2,000 kilometers) across with cloud speeds as fast as 330 miles per hour (150 meters per second).| NASA Goddard Photo and Video
NASA's Cassini spacecraft has captured spectacular new views of an enormous hurricane churning around Saturn's north pole. http://oak.ctx.ly/r/4ime The storm's eye, which is about 1,250 miles (2,000 kilometers) across with cloud speeds as fast as 330 mph (530 kph), resembles a deep red rose surrounded by green foliage in this false-color image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
Storm on Saturn NASA's Cassini spacecraft has tracked the aftermath of a rare massive storm on Saturn. Data reveal record-setting disturbances in the planet's upper atmosphere long after the visible signs of the storm abated, in addition to an indication the storm was ... (View Article) http://www.nasa.gov/multimedia/imagegallery/image_feature_2381.html#.U3An3nZ9KSo
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Tormenta de Saturno
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most extraordinary space photos | Most Amazing Pictures of Outer Space - Eskimo Nebula
Nebula NGC 2392, called 'Eskimo' because it looks like a face surrounded by a furry hood. The hood is, in fact, a ring of comet-shaped objects flying away from a dying star. Eskimo is 5,000 light years from Earth. Photo by Hubble Telescope.
In this series (see other pics) astronomers selected the top 10 most amazing pictures taken by the Hubble space telescope in the last 16 years. "...they illustrate that our universe is not only deeply strange, but also almost impossibly beautiful." Michael Hanlon/AH (Nov 25th, 2006) . After correcting an initial problem with the lens, when the Hubble Space Telescope was first launched in 1990, the floating astro-observatory began to relay back to Earth, incredible snapshots of the "final frontier" it was perusing. Recently, astronauts voted on the top photographs taken by Hubble, in its 16-year journey so far. Remarking in the article from the Daily Mail, reporter Michael Hanlon says the photos "illustrate that our universe is not only deeply strange, but also almost impossibly beautiful." In this photo, in third place, is Nebula NGC 2392, called Eskimo because it looks like a face surrounded by a furry hood. The hood is, in fact, a ring of comet-shaped objects flying away from a dying star. Eskimo is 5,000 light years from Earth.
The Eskimo Nebula, a bipolar double-shell planetary nebula almost 3,000 lightyears away. This nebula is composed of inner filaments ejected by a strong wind of particles from the central star surrounded by an outer layer of gas. The nebula's "Eskimo" nickname derives from its resemblance to a head surrounded by a parka hood. #Eskimo #nebula #nebulae #hubble #telescope #universe #physics #astronomy #astrophysics #astrophotography #sky #space #geology #cosmos #night #nature #moon
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This stellar relic, first spied by William Herschel in 1787, is nicknamed the “Eskimo” Nebula (NGC 2392) because, when viewed through ground-based telescopes, it resembles a face surrounded by a fur parka. In this Hubble telescope image, the “parka” is really a disk of material embellished with a ring of comet-shaped objects, with their tails streaming away from the central, dying star.
Amazingly Beautiful Blue Nebula
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Amazing what exists as we gaze across the Universe...
Nebula - a massive interstellar cloud of dust, hydrogen, helium and other ionized gases. Reminds me of an ocean wave.
Nebula - a massive interstellar cloud of dust, hydrogen, helium and other ionized gases. #cosmos #nebula #space #universe #awesome
Beautiful Blue Nebula.Space the final frontier
Amazingly Beautiful Blue Nebula, a massive interstellar cloud of dust, hydrogen, helium and other ionized gases.