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Fireworks Galaxy

Astronomy Picture Of The Day, Fireworks Galaxy NGC Image Credit & Copyright: Adam Block, Mt. Lemmon SkyCenter, U.

M33, one of our closest galactic neighbors, is about 2.9 million light-years away in the constellation Triangulum, part of what's known as our Local Group of galaxies.

NASA's Galaxy Evolution Explorer Mission celebrates its sixth anniversary studying galaxies beyond our Milky Way through its sensitive ultraviolet telescope, the only such far-ultraviolet detector in space. Pictured here, the galaxy known as

The Pipe Nebula ~ an enormous area towards the centre of the Milky Way where the dust hides the starts in the background.

Luis Argerich - The Pipe Nebula The "pipe" is an enormous area towards the center of the Milky Way where dust hides the stars in the background. The globular cluster can be seen at the top of the photo and the popular "snake" nebula near the left border.

NGC 5746 galaxy:

Constellation: Virgo (NGC 5746 is an barred spiral galaxy, and it can be seen with amateur telescopes. NGC 5746 is located at a distance of 95 million light years and is seen nearly edge-on

The Sombrero Galaxy (also known as Messier Object 104, M104 or NGC 4594) is an unbarred spiral galaxy in the constellation Virgo located approximately 28 million light-years (8.6 Mpc) from Earth.

The Sombrero Galaxy (also known as Messier Object or NGC is an unbarred spiral galaxy in the constellation Virgo located approximately 28 million light-years Mpc) from Earth.

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Spiral Galaxy Scientists have traced unusually regular radio signals being emitted from unknown object in this Galaxy.

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APOD: 2014 August 25 - Arp 188 and the Tadpoles Tail. In this stunning vista, based on image data from the Hubble Legacy Archive, distant galaxies form a dramatic backdrop for disrupted spiral galaxy Arp the Tadpole Galaxy.

That electrical current was discovered near galaxy 3C303. It's not doing anything that cool ... it's just firing a massive jet of electrified matter 150,000 light-years into outer space.  RTh 6 Most Mind-Blowing Things Ever Discovered in Space | Cracked.com (scheduled via http://www.tailwindapp.com?utm_source=pinterest&utm_medium=twpin&utm_content=post26032696&utm_campaign=scheduler_attribution)

The 6 Most Mind-Blowing Things Ever Discovered in Space

That electrical current was discovered near galaxy It's not doing anything that cool . it's just firing a massive jet of electrified matter light-years into outer space. RTh 6 Most Mind-Blowing Things Ever Discovered in Space Cracked.

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