Galactic Infographics++

Interesting facts and images pinned for the space-curious from team at www.spacetownhall.com
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the solar system is shown in this poster, which shows different planets and their names
Who's Visiting Who?
An eye-catching infographic of every spacecraft currently exploring (or about to explore) a major object other than the Earth and Sun in space.
a graph shows how tall skyscrapers are in the world, and what they look like
How they stack up. Saturn V against... you name it. “It has more capability than any vehicle in history,” Elon Musk said of the Falcon Heavy, “apart from the Saturn V.”
Jeh (J. E.) Bruce, SF/F author
Jeh (J. E.) Bruce, SF/F author
the solar system is shown in this poster, which shows different planets and their names
Solar System Exploration
Who’s visiting who? This chart of solar system exploration shows every robotic space probe currently exploring (or about to explore) a major solar system object… except for the Earth and Sun of course, because there are way to many of those to show on one chart.
four different views of the outer planets and their planetary features, with text that reads eye & neula windows for your soul
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Our eyes are mini galaxies......... how can you not say there was a creator that designed this?!
an image of the sun taken from space
Gallery: A magical mystery tour of the solar system
The sun: a solar flare - I used to think that only overzealous New Agers believed that sunspots and solar flares could affect the psyche. But if they can mess with power grids, GPS, satellites, and radio waves, then maybe, just maybe I was wrong... http://articles.baltimoresun.com/2012-06-23/news/bs-hs-space-weather-20120623_1_solar-flares-solar-weather-coronal-mass-ejections
an image of a waterfall in the sky with stars and clouds around it, as if from outer space
Saatchi Gallery on Twitter
This is not a hyper realist painting but a photograph of a star forming, courtesy of @HUBBLE_space
the milky poster is shown in blue and white
The Milky Way - Space Poster Design Inspiration // Print
Our entire solar system in this little dot of the Milky Way galaxy. There are around 300,000,000,000 stars in the Milky Way galaxy alone. Each star having possibly one or more planets in orbit.
an image of a black hole in the sky with light coming from it and stars all around
#Astronomy: #Quasar: 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!
#Astronomy: #Quasar: 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
the solar system is shown in this poster
Alien Worlds Explained: From Rogue Planets to Super-Earths [INFOGRAPHIC]
Scientists have only searched through a tiny fraction of our galaxy, and with the fast advances in technology, we can expect many more interesting discoveries in the future. But for now, check out the handy infographic below, courtesy of Space.com, displaying all known types of alien worlds.
35 Astounding And Uplifting Facts About The Universe ~another wonderful mind blowing fact about our beautiful universe...I love it! Trance, Milky Way, Astrophysics
35 Astounding And Uplifting Facts About The Universe
35 Astounding And Uplifting Facts About The Universe ~another wonderful mind blowing fact about our beautiful universe...I love it!
the solar system is shown in this poster, which shows different planets and their names
Who's Visiting Who?
An eye-catching infographic of every spacecraft currently exploring (or about to explore) a major object other than the Earth and Sun in space.
an image of the solar system and its planets
Hall of the Universe: Modern Discoveries in Astrophysics | AMNH
This diagram shows our cosmic address at a glance. We see our planetary system around the Sun, our stellar neighborhood in our galaxy, our galaxy in the local group of galaxies, and our group in the entire universe.
an image with the words fact 3 of 42 on it and stars in the background
42 Facts About Space, A Homage to Douglas Adams -
an advertisement for nasa the next charter
Tweet / Twitter
#Astronomy: NASA The Next Chapter in #infographic
the space shuttle is shown in this infographal poster, with information about it
Space Exploration is Taking Off
Space Exploration is Taking Off
the solar system is shown in this infographal poster, which shows how many planets are
Cool Infographic Compares the Chemistry of Planetary Atmospheres
Cool Infographic Compares the Chemistry of Planetary Atmospheres
there are many different types of water in the world, and each one has its own name on it
Rains on Different Worlds…
Rains on Different Worlds by Hashem Al-Ghaili
a large diagram with many different colors
The Rockwell Integrated Space Plan (Vector Redux Version) - Make:
Ron Jones' Rockwell International Integrated Space Plan, color-coded by Dr. Nicolas Lee. Don't like the color scheme? Download the vector art and add your own!
an image of the planets in space with information about it and how they are made
How Humans Could Live on Saturn's Moon Titan (Infographic)
Conditions on Saturn's moon Titan.
the golden age of nasa is shown in this chart, with all its different types and sizes
The Golden Age of NASA
an info sheet describing the different types of mars and how it is used to study them
Curiosity: NASA’s mars rover should land Sunday
Investigating the Mars environment [Mars in the Future: http://futuristicnews.com/tag/mars/ Space Future: http://futuristicnews.com/category/future-space/ & http://futuristicshop.com/category/space-future-books/ NASA: http://futuristicnews.com/tag/nasa/]
an image of the space shuttles that are flying in the sky and on top of each
America's First Spaceship: Project Mercury (Infographic)
America's First Spaceship: Project Mercury (Infographic) Karl Tate, SPACE.com Infographics Artist
an image of the planets in space with their names and description on each one side
Potentially habitable alien planets!
six different types of space travel posters
Here's Where All Our Space Probes Are Right Now
Here's where all our space probes are right now - ScienceAlert
an info sheet showing the different types of space shuttles and their names in english
Where Are They Now: Checking In on Earth’s 25 Active Missions
From twin satellites photographing the sun in 360° to rovers on Mars to a ‘70s-era probe passing out of the heliosphere and into interstellar space
the earth's magnetic field is shown in this image
Pathways between Milky Way and 100,000 other galaxies mapped
Pathways between Milky Way and 100,000 other galaxies mapped
an image of the planets with their habitble exoplanes in each planet
APOD: 2014 March 3 - Habitable Worlds
Habitable Worlds
the solar system with all its planets and their names in english, spanish, and german
March 2014
A STAR'S BIRTH AND DEATH --- In this graphic discover what takes for a star to be born. By Jason Treat and Alexander Stegmaier. Published on March 2014
Daniela Santamarina
Daniela Santamarina
an image of the solar system with all its planets and their names in different colors
Mapping Voyager 1's Incredible 36-Year Trek Through Space
To celebrate Voyager's accomplishments and enduring legacy, we've charted some of the spacecraft's biggest moments.
the rockets of the world poster
Rockets of the world | Make:
BE_From Peter Alway's 1995 book "Rockets of the World" would love a print of this to put in our space themed bedroom!
the solar system with all its planets and their names
Solar System Facts
#SolarSystem facts : The Solar System consists of the #Sun and the astronomical objects gravitationally bound in orbit around it, all of which formed from the collapse of a giant molecular cloud approximately 4.6 billion years ago. 99.86% of the system’s mass is in the Sun.
an info sheet showing the different types of aircrafts and their features in each section
Einstein's Theory of Relativity Explained (Infographic)
12 things to know about Einstein's theories of relativity
an info sheet showing the different types of aircrafts and their features in each section
Einstein's Theory of Relativity Explained (Infographic)
Albert Einstein's General Theory of Relativity celebrates its 100th anniversary in 2015. See the basic facts of Einstein's relativity in our infographic here.
black and white image of an area with many different types of objects in the sky
Height
Interestingly, on a true vertical log plot, I think the Eiffel Tower's sides really would be straight lines.
an image of some sort of space with many different things in the sky and on it
How Galaxies are Classified by Type (Infographic)
How Galaxies are Classified by Type (Infographic) by Karl Tate, Infographics Artist
the sky is filled with many stars
Gigapixels of Andromeda [4K]
Have you seen the largest picture ever taken? For the record, it's a mammoth 1.5 billion pixel image (69, 536 x 22, 230) and requires about 4.3 GB disk space. Oh, and it'll take your breath away. Andromeda galaxy...
an image of the milky and its stars, with text below it that says astronomy
Our Milky Way Galaxy: A Traveler's Guide (Infographic)
Our home in space is a vast galaxy containing 400 billion suns, at least that many planets, and a 4-billion-solar-mass black hole at the center.
the solar system is shown in this diagram, which shows how it looks like from space
A "live" view of a logfile on Linux
Things You Don't Know About Outer Space. (A Black holes gravitational force is so strong, once an object reaches the event horizon, there's no coming back/getting out, and thus it absorbs that object and its light, such as a nearby star... I could be wrong though).
an image of the sun and planets with caption that reads, you are here
26 Pictures That Will Make You Re-Evaluate Your Entire Existence
But that’s nothing compared to our sun. Just remember: | 26 Pictures Will Make You Re-Evaluate Your Entire Existence