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Science of the Universe (@scienceoftheuniverse) on Instagram: “Arp 227 consists of two galaxies in the constellation Pisces: the large (250,000 light-years…”

Arp 227 consists of two galaxies in the constellation Pisces: the large lenticular galaxy ly across) NGC 474 about 93 mly away; and the spiral galaxy NGC 470 about 95 mly away. They lie at a separation of about ly.

Colorful Cartwheel galaxy!

This false-color composite image provided by NASA hows the Cartwheel galaxy as seen by the Galaxy Evolution Explorer's Far Ultraviolet detector (blue); the Hubble Space Telescope t (green); the Spitzer Space Telescope (red); and the Chandra (purple).

Andromeda Galaxy

Andromeda Galaxy (the Andromeda Galaxy is one of the closest Galaxy to us, scientists even believe that someday the Andromeda Galaxy will make a collision with our Milky way and completely destroy both of the Galaxies). I learned this on How The Universe

This is called the Water Fall Nebula. You can find more info here.

Waterfall Nebula - So lovely. It looks like there's a woman at the base catching water and another looking at the waterfall.

humanoidhistory: “ The Ring Nebula, M57, courtesy of astrophotographer Robert Gendler. ”

Rings Around the Ring Nebula- Image Credit: Hubble, Large Binocular Telescope, Subaru Telescope

Thor’s Helmet Nebula

Thor’s Helmet Nebula - NGC 2359 (also known as Thor's Helmet) is an emission nebula in the constellation Canis Major. The nebula is approximately light-years away and 30 light years in size. The central star is the Wolf-Rayet star HD 56925

Milky Way Galaxy, cool piece of education

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 black hole at the center.

NGC 1097 is a barred spiral galaxy in the constellation of Fornax.

NGC 1097 is a barred spiral galaxy about 45 million light years away in the constellation Fornax (The Furnace). It was discovered in NGC 1097 is a type Seyfert galaxy. The smaller galaxy, NGC is about light years away from NGC

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Filigree and Shadow - Wispy tendrils of hot dust and gas glow brightly in this ultraviolet image of the Cygnus Loop Nebula, taken by NASA’s Galaxy Evolution Explorer. The nebula lies about light-years away, and is a supernova remnant, left over from

Pleiades deep field

Also known as the Seven Sisters and the Pleiades lies about 400 light years away toward the constellation of the Bull (Taurus). Pleiades Deep Field Image Credit & Copyright: Stanislav Volskiy via apod.

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The cosmic ice sculptures of the Carina Nebula via Hubblesite. The visible space is big, complex and can be incredibly beautiful. It almost looks like God.

Witch's Broom Nebula! #Astronomy by ruth

Witch's Broom Nebula: The Witch's Broom Nebula is also part of the famous Veil Nebula complex, this being the western portion. The entire complex is the remnant of a powerful supernova explosion which occurred thousands of years ago.


NGC 5189 (nicknamed Spiral Planetary Nebula) is a planetary nebula in the constellation Musca.

Hubble Picture of the Week: A Young Star Takes Center Stage 3/2/15 New Hubble Image of T Tauri star known as V1331 Cyg

The star in the center, known as Cyg and located in the dark cloud LDN 981 is a T Tauri — or Young Stellar Object — that is starting to contract to become a main sequence star similar to the sun.

I'm not big on floral tattoos but this uses negative space nicely.

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