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How Galaxies are Classified by Type (Infographic) by Karl Tate, Infographics Artist

How Galaxies are Classified by Type (Infographic) by Karl Tate, Infographics Artist.

#Astronomy: Here’s another chart comparing the size of all major #solarsystem objects. I’ve turned it on its side so that it fits better on the page… #earth

Here’s another chart comparing the size of all major solar system objects. I’ve turned it on its side so that it fits better on the page… Wow! That's smart idea about the sizes of the planets!

NASA Keeps a Secret: VIDEO on Completion of the World's Largest Space Telescope --"Blurs Segment On Its Golden Mirror"

On this episode of Our Island Universe : The anticipated launch of the James Webb Space Telescope and the promise of new discoveries.

How Planets in Alien Solar Systems Stack Up (Infographic)

See how some of the few confirmed alien solar systems stack up against our own.

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Our Solar System with the scale given in Astronomical Units (NASA/JPL) 1 AU is about 499 light seconds. 1 light year is about AU. 1 parsec is about AU. Voyager 1 is now more than 94 AU away from Earth, and Voyager 2 has traveled more than 84 AU.

Stellar classification (astrophysics) - encyclopedia article ...

Stellar classification (astrophysics) - encyclopedia article ...

August 14, 2007: The Hubble Space Telescope captures this rare view of the ring…

Uranus' Ring System, tilted edge-on to Earth. The rings can only be seen edge-on from Earth every 42 years (August by Hubble Space Telescope

Using gravitational microlensing to map quasars. #astrophysics

A new look at the nature of dark matter: A new study suggests that the gravitational waves detected by the LIGO experiment must have come from black holes generated during the collapse of stars and not in the earliest phases of the Universe

NGC 300, Detail 1: Hubble's Advanced Camera for Surveys shows individual as well as clusters of stars in the spiral galaxy NGC 300, located approximately 7 mil...

NGC Detail Hubble's Advanced Camera for Surveys shows individual as well as clusters of stars in the spiral galaxy NGC located approximately 7 million light-years away from Earth. NASA, ESA, J. Dalcanton and B. Williams (University of Washington)