Waxing: The moon anytime before a full moon and after a new moon.Waning: the moon at any time after full moon and before new moon.Gibbous: convex at both edges, as the moon when more than half full.Crescent: a shape resembling a segment of a ring.
A real shooting star! Mira (MY-rah) is a star that scientists have studied for 400 years. But NASA's Galaxy Evolution Explvery surprising image of Mira. It showed for the first time that Mira has a long tail of dust and light-years long!
NASA says that this image taken by the space telescope Hubble is the Eskimo Nebula, NGC It began forming years ago NGC 2392 was first discovered by William Herschel in In the middle you can see a dying star surrounded by some objects and gas.
Outer Space by Sander van den Berg. The footage in this video is derived from image sequences from NASA's Cassini and Voyager missions. I'm happy to pay taxes that will help keep the Space Program advancing.
spaceexp: A montage of New Horizons images of Jupiter and its volcanic moon Io, taken during the spacecraft’s Jupiter flyby in early The image shows a major eruption in progress on Io’s night side, at the northern volcano Tvashtar
he Iris Nebula, also NGC 7023 and Caldwell is a bright reflection nebula and Caldwell object in the constellation Cepheus. NGC 7023 is actually the cluster within the nebula, LBN and the nebula is lit by a magnitude star, SAO 19158