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The Sun - One Year, One Image. In the three years since it first provided images of the sun in the spring of 2010, NASA’s Solar Dynamics Observatory has had virtually unbroken coverage of the sun’s rise toward solar maximum, the peak of solar activity in its regular 11-year cycle. The image above is a composite of 25 separate images spanning the period of April 16, 2012, to April 15, 2013.
3 Years of the Sun in 3 Minutes by Nancy Atkinson This image is a composite of 25 separate images spanning the period of April 16, 2012, to April 15, 2013. It uses the SDO AIA wavelength of 171 angstroms and reveals the zones on the sun where active regions are most common during this part of the solar cycle. Credit: NASA/SDO/AIA/S.
spacettf: The Sun: One Year in One Image by NASA Goddard Photo and Video on Flickr. Via Flickr: Image released: April 22, 2013 In the three years since it first provided images of the sun in the spring of 2010, NASA’s Solar Dynamics Observatory has had virtually unbroken coverage of the sun’s rise toward solar maximum, the peak of solar activity in its regular 11-year cycle. This image is a composite of 25 separate images spanning the period of April 16, 2012, to April 15, 2013. It uses ...
Witch's Broom Nebula: Supernova Remnant NGC 6960 Photo Shows 'Glowing Filaments' Of Hydrogen, Oxygen
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New Post has been published on http://photovide.com/deep-space-may-2013/ Deep space in May 2013
NGC6960, the Witch's Broom Nebula, can be found in the western segment of the Veil Nebula. Clicking on the picture will download the highest resolution version available.
2013 May 29: NGC 6960: The Witch's Broom Nebula Image Credit & Copyright: Martin Pugh (Heaven's Mirror Observatory) Ten thousand years ago, before the dawn of recorded human history, a new light would have suddenly have appeared in the night sky and faded after a few weeks. Today we know this light was from a supernova, or exploding star, and record the expanding debris cloud as the Veil Nebula, a supernova remnant. Read more at http://apod.nasa.gov/apod/ap130529.html
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An island made for running laps. Off the coast of Indonesia. (Photo by Chris Hadfield)
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Twitter / Cmdr_Hadfield: An island made for running ... LAPS. AMAZING AWESOME. Looks like a sea creature. A lake on your Island . love it
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Canadian Space Agency astronaut Chris Hadfield tweeted this image of clouds over Earth and the moon on May 11, 2013. He wrote: "Tonight's Finale: The Moon rising over a bed of cloud. A constant reminder to us all of what can be achieved. pic.twitter.com/ayFrFoPkXK"
Incredible photos from space ~ The Moon rising over a bed of cloud ~ Photo by Astronaut Chris Hadfield
Astronaut Chris Hadfield beamed back incredible photographs of Earth from aboard the International Space Station.
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3/8/14 Chris Hadfield: “The Black Sea swirling in the light, just up the coast from Sochi; a beautiful part of the world.” Photo credit: Chris Hadfield
A burst of solar material leaps off the left side of the sun in what’s known as a prominence eruption. This image combines three images from NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory captured on May 3, 2013, at 1:45 pm EDT.
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Yesterday (May 3rd) a relatively weak solar flare erupted from the Sun. Even this was enough to trigger an absolutely STAGGERING plasma spire - the blue dot you can see represents the approximate size of the Earth next to yesterdays plasma eruption. It reached approximately 200,000 kilometers. More details, photographs and a video here: http://slate.me/17DAwLM Image courtesy of NASA and Phil Plait.
I fucking love science Yesterday (May 3rd) a relatively weak solar flare erupted from the Sun. Even this was enough to trigger an absolutely STAGGERING plasma spire - the blue dot you can see represents the approximate size of the Earth next to yesterdays plasma eruption. It reached approximately 200,000 kilometers.
Sun Unleashes Spectacular Solar Eruption Unleashes: An intense solar storm erupted from the sun on Friday (May 3) in a dazzling space weather display captured by a NASA spacecraft. The solar flare erupted from the edge the sun, with NASA's powerful Solar Dynamics Observatory snapping photos of the sun storm. The flare peaked at 1:32 p.m. EDT (1732 GMT), registering as a relatively medium-strength M5.7-class event.
Hubble Telescope Snaps Stunning Nebula Photo for 23rd Birthday - Yahoo! News
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April 24, 2013, was the 23rd anniversary of the launch of the Hubble Space Telescope into orbit. To commemorate this event, the folks at the Space Telescope Science Institute released this image of the Horsehead Nebula, located just next to Orion’s belt, this cloud of dust and gas is a region where stars are forming. In infrared light, as in this image, the dust becomes visible, delicate billows of clouds surrounding baby stars just getting their start in the Universe.
This is a stunning photo of "The Horsehead Nebula," found in the Name A Star Live constellation Orion, taken by the Hubble Space Telescope! Image Credit: NASA, ESA, and The Hubble Heritage Team (STSci/AURA)
NASA Celebrates ‘Cosmos’ Reboot with Amazing Set of Space Images - Horsehead Nebula (19 April 2013)
Hubble Sees a Horsehead of a Different Color | "Astronomers have used NASA's Hubble Space Telescope to photograph the iconic Horsehead Nebula in a new, infrared light to mark the 23rd anniversary of the famous observatory's launch aboard the space shuttle Discovery on April 24, 1990." | Image Credit: NASA/ESA/Hubble Heritage Team, via NASA | #spaceimages #horseheadnebula #hubble #hubblespacetelescope
A month in Space: A supernova remnant that is located about 26,000 light years from Earth.
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Supernova remnant W49B Picture: EPA/NASA/CXC/MIT/L.LOPEZ
This highly distorted supernova remnant may contain the most recent black hole formed in the Milky Way. The remnant, called W49B, is about a thousand years old and is at a distance of about 26,000 light years away. The supernova explosions that destroy massive stars are generally symmetrical, with the stellar material blasting away more or less evenly in all directions. However, in the W49B supernova, material near the poles of the doomed rotating star was ejected at a much higher speed than mat
This highly distorted supernova remnant may contain the most recent black hole formed in the Milky Way galaxy. This as well as 17 other images of the Cosmos was featured on the front page of the Guardian today, check it out!
This map shows the light from 380,000 years after the Big Bang in our universe, called the cosmic microwave background, detected by the Planck mission with the greatest precision yet.
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New results from looking at the split-second after the Big Bang indicate the universe is 80 million years older than previously thought. The oldest light in our universe, detected by the Planck mission, was used to generate this map of the universe. The colours represent different temperatures and densities of the cosmic microwave background radiation, representing the seeds of stars and galaxies.
Universe is older than we thought, Planck telescope reveals. New results from a look into the split second after the Big Bang indicate the universe is 80 million years older than previously thought but the core concepts of the cosmos — how it began, what it's made of and where it's going — seem to be on the right track. The findings released Thursday bolster a key theory called inflation, which says the universe burst from subatomic size to its now-observable expanse in a fraction of a second.
This map shows the light from 380,000 years after the Big Bang in our universe, called the cosmic microwave background, detected by the Planck mission with the greatest precision yet. (European Space Agency's Planck space telescope)
Better baby picture of universe emerges
Computer simulation of NGC6872 and IC4970. Credit: NASA#39;s Goddard Space Flight Center, after C. Horellou (Onsala Space Observatory) and B. Koribalski (ATNF)
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Collision creates largest known spiral galaxy
This composite of the giant barred spiral galaxy NGC 6872 combines visible light images from the European Southern Observatory's Very Large Telescope with far-ultraviolet (1,528 angstroms) data from NASA's GALEX and 3.6-micron infrared data acquired by NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope. (google + NASA)
Dwarf Galaxy Spotted (composite of the giant barred spiral galaxy NGC 6872) | Image credit: NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center/ESO/JPL-Caltech/DSS, via NASA (#spaceimages #spiralgalaxy #spitzerspacetelescope #dwarfgalaxies)
Curiosity rover studies rocks and a 'flower' on Mars - PhotoBlog
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Flowers on Mars? Photo from NASA’s Curiosity rover
NASA's Cassini spacecraft captured this image of Saturn on Oct. 17, 2012, while in the planet's shadow. Cassini's cameras were turned toward Saturn and the sun so that the planet and rings are backlit.
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Green Lantern Image courtesy Caltech/SSI/NASA Another glorious, backlit view of the planet Saturn and its rings has been captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft, as seen in a picture released December 18, 2012. On October 17, during its 174th orbit around the gas giant, Cassini was deliberately positioned within Saturn's shadow, "a perfect location from which to look in the direction of the sun and take a backlit view of the rings and the dark side of the planet," according to NASA.
Earth rises above the moon's Ritz Crater in a view captured on Dec. 14, 1972, by Apollo 17's Ronald Evans.
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And a crescent Earth rising behind the moon during Apollo 17. | 24 Historic Photos That'll Make You Want To Be An Astronaut
International Space Station, flying an altitude of approximately 240 miles, recorded a series of images of Aurora Australis, also known as the Southern Lights
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Auroras in the night sky dance over Earth - Photo taken by NASA astonaut Joe Acaba
This is a photo of Aurora Australis taken from the International Space Station (ISS) on the 15th of July 2012. The southern lights, and their cousins the northern lights, occur when particles from the sun hit atmospheric gases, exciting the gas molecules and creating the breath-taking, dancing colors that can be seen at high and low latitudes.
Aurora borealis from the International Space Station
40 years after Apollo's end, the moon looms again as future destination - Cosmic Log
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In this Apollo 17 onboard photo, Mission Commander Eugene A. Cernan adjusts the U.S. flag deployed upon the Moon. The seventh and last manned lunar landing and return to Earth mission, the Apollo 17, carrying a crew of three astronauts: Cernan; Lunar Module pilot Harrison H. Schmitt; and Command Module pilot Ronald E. Evans, lifted off on December 7, 1972 from the Kennedy Space Flight Center (KSC). The mission marked the longest Apollo mission, 504 hours, and the longest lunar surface stay time,
Geologist-Astronaut Harrison Schmitt, Apollo 17 Lunar Module pilot, is photographed next to the American Flag during extravehicular activity (EVA) of NASA's final lunar landing mission in the Apollo series. The photo was taken at the Taurus-Littrow landing site. The highest part of the flag appears to point toward our planet earth in the distant background.
'Black Marble' glitters with Earth's night lights - PhotoBlog
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Black Marble Earth's City Lights twinkling brightly and captured in this satellite photo.
NASA: New views of Earth at Night. Composite world map showing Suomi NPP observations of nighttime illumination.
'Night Lights, Flat map' - image from NASA's Suomi NPP satellite (2012)
City Lights on Planet Earth 2012 - Flat map by NASA Goddard.
Americas Thanks to advances in technology, we're now able to see "unprecedented" new views of what our incredible Earth looks like at night. NASA's scientists have just unveiled these never-before-seen photos that are global composites of the Earth. In comparison to the "blue marble" image of the Earth taken 40 years ago by the Apollo 17 crew, these new nighttime images have been called "black marble." Last year, a new sensor, called VIIRS (Visible Infrared Imaging Radiometer Suite), was launched aboard the Suomi National Polar-orbiting Partnership Satellite, which, amazingly is sensitive enough to detect the light from a single ship in the sea. While low-light sensors have been around for over 40 years, this new sensor can detect Earth's night lights at a much higher resolution. "It's very high-quality data," NOAA scientist Christopher Elvidge told reporters at the American Geophysical Union conference in San Francisco. "I rate it six times better spatial resolution." While the…
'Black Marble' glitters with Earth's night lights - PhotoBlog
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The night lights of North and South America is one frame in the NASA's "Black Marble" series, which is based on data from the Suomi NPP satellite. (NBC News; photo: NASA Earth Observatory)
'Black Marble' glitters with Earth's night lights (Photo: NASA Earth Observatory)
"Black Marble" Night time view of the earth. Cool!
Mars rover snaps spooky portraits - Cosmic Log
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A mosaic of images from the Curiosity rover’s Mars Hand Lens Imager on Oct. 31 shows the rover’s camera mast and deck. The pictures were taken during operations at a Martian sampling site known as Rocknest.
Mars rover snaps spooky portraits - Cosmic Log - The only photographer on the planet Mars, sending us self portraits. Awesome!!!!
Mars rover snaps spooky portraits - Cosmic Log
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Curiosity's self portrait is fantastic. Most of the science team guiding the MSL Curiosity rover will be leaving NASA's JPL this week, and will continue to run the mission remotely from their home institutions. Communications among the team...See More
The first scoop of soil analyzed by the analytical suite in the belly of NASA's Curiosity rover reveals that fine materials on the surface of the planet contain several percent water by weight. The results were published today in Science as one article in a five-paper special section on the Curiosity mission. Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Dean of Science Laurie Leshin is the study's lead author.
One of the single biggest events of the year was the successful—if hair-raising—touchdown of the Mars Science Laboratory, aka Curiosity, on the surface of the red planet. The most advanced piece of hardware ever to set foot wheel on another world, Curiosity is equipped with an array of cameras, geological tools, and even a high-powered laser to zap rocks and determine their composition.
Mars Mystery: Has Curiosity Rover Made Big Discovery? ♂ by Mike Wall, SPACE.com ♂ Date: 20 Nov 2012 ♂ Curiosity Rover's Hi-Res Self-Portrait ♂ NASA's Mars rover Curiosity used its Mars Hand Lens Imager (MAHLI) to snap a set of 55 high-resolution images on Oct. 31, 2012. Researchers stitched the pictures together to create this full-color self-portrait ♂ CREDIT: NASA/JPL-Caltech/Malin Space Science Systems ♂
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Orionid Meteor Shower Wows Weekend Stargazers - Yahoo! News
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Night sky at McCloud Falls in northern California including meteor shower
Mother Nature magnified: The sky at night illuminates the Middle McCloud Falls in northern California
Starry Night. Meteorite Shower Over McCloud Falls, California
Meteor shower, McCloud Falls in northern California. OMG! Not only one of the most beautiful things I've ever seen but a place I've actually been!
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2012 Orionid Meteor Shower Wows Stargazers on October 21 around the world. This meteor shower occurs each October when the Earth passes through a stream of dust left over by Halley's Comet. The meteors appear to radiate out of the well-known constellation of Orion, which is why they are called the Orionids.
Orionid Meteor Shower Wows Weekend Stargazers - Yahoo! News
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Photos like this remind me about how amazing it is that we get to beart of this tiny world. It really is a wonder to behold! - Photographer Tommy Eliassen captured this spectacular view of an Orionid meteor streaking through the dazzling northern lights and Milky Way from his camp in Korgfjellet, Hemnes, Norway, on Oct. 20, 2012, during the peak of the 2012 Orionid met
An orionid meteor streaking over the sky, the aurora borealis in the northern horizon and the milky way over my camp at Korgfjellet, Hemnes, Norway on October 20, 2012. Location: Korgfjellet, Hemnes, Norway Photo and caption by Tommy Eliassen
Photographer Tommy Eliassen captured this spectacular view of an Orionid meteor streaking through the dazzling northern lights and Milky Way from his camp in Korgfjellet, Hemnes, Norway, on Oct. 20, 2012, during the peak of the 2012 Orionid meteor shower
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In a giant leap from more than 24 miles up, a daredevil skydiver shattered the sound barrier Sunday while making the highest jump ever – a tumbling, death-defying plunge from a balloon to a safe landing in the New Mexico desert. Felix Baumgartner hit Mach 1.24, or 833.9 mph and became the first man to reach supersonic speed without traveling in a jet or a spacecraft after hopping out of a capsule that had reached an altitude of 128,100 feet above the Earth, via Huffingtonpost