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"Grand Swirls from NASA's Hubble" from NASA's Photo of the Day: "This new Hubble image shows NGC a beautiful galaxy located approximately 40 million light-years away in the constellation of Dorado (The Dolphinfish).

Plume of hot gas

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Black Hole Wind Photograph courtesy NASA/CXC/MIT/UCSB/P. Ogle et al./STScI/A. Capetti et al. A composite x-ray/optical image of the active NGC 1068 galaxy reveals an enormous plume of hot gas.

Omega Nebula ~  Sculpted by stellar winds and radiation, the star factory also known as Messier 17 lies some 5,500 light-years away in the nebula-rich constellation Sagittarius.  The sharp, composite, color image shows faint details of the region's gas and dust clouds against a backdrop of central Milky Way stars. (Subaru Telescope (NAOJ), Hubble Space Telescope)

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Omega Nebula ~ Sculpted by stellar winds and radiation, the star factory also…

In a discovery labelled as "a scientific breakthrough", scientists find that  a massive star, Xi1 Canis Majoris,  located approximately 1600 light years away, is characterized by mysterious, unexplained pulsations and an enormous magnetic field - via Ciro Villa's photo on Google+

In a discovery labelled as "a scientific breakthrough", scientists find that a massive star, Xi1 Canis Majoris, located approximately 1600 light years away, is characterized by mysterious, unexplained pulsations and an enormous magnetic field - via Ciro Villa's photo on Google+

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Crab Nebula  The Crab Nebula is a supernova remnant, all that remains of a tremendous stellar explosion. Observers in China and Japan recorded the supernova nearly 1,000 years ago, in 1054.   Credit: NASA, ESA, J. Hester and A. Loll (Arizona State University)

Image of the Crab Nebula taken by NASA's Hubble Space Telescope. The Crab Nebula is a six-lightyear wide expanding remnant of a star's supernova explosion.

Black Holes

Black holes /black centre ones are dormant ( but still swallow light !

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Swirling nebulae, galactic gas clouds and sparkling galaxies have all come under the Hubble Space Telescope's watchful eye, generating some of the most spectacular views of space ever seen. - Page 14

Stellar Evolution

Stellar Evolution Infographic: The rate of evolution and the ultimate fate of a star depends on its mass. (Illustration: NASA/CXC/M.Weiss) I love astronomy.

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The Andromeda Galaxy, also known as Messier 31 is located million light years from our own Milky Way and is a spectacular target for amateur astronomers. Andr van der Hoeven took this image of the Andromeda Galaxy in September

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