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The westernmost star in Orion's belt is known officially as Delta Orionis.

Sirius ...

They Came From Outer Space (knee of Orion is marked by the bright star Rigel & just off to the side is the large Witch Head nebula)

Beautiful space photography tops Australian contest Take a scroll through the amazing images that came out on top in this year's David Malin Awards, ...

These are famous galaxies, and real, and so I was wondering what this very white-yellow glow is in the center. If it is a collection of stars, ...

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The Bright Dipper - Ursa Major ~ ~ ~ "Hide your body in the Big Dipper" unknown ~ Zen quote

RS Puppis is one of the brightest known Cepheid variable stars in the Milky Way galaxy; image, Hubble Space Telescope

Astronomers using NASA's Hubble Space Telescope have assembled a comprehensive picture of the evolving universe –

this big, bright, beautiful spiral galaxy is Messier often called the Black Eye Galaxy or the Sleeping Beauty Galaxy, for its heavy-lidded appearance in ...

Stars · The westernmost star in Orion's belt is known officially as Delta Orionis.

A star-forming region in the Large Magellanic Cloud

Galaxies · star field that's actually galaxies

When morning twilight came to the Paranal Observatory in Chile, astronomers Mark Neeser and Peter

A bright star is surrounded by an inner circle of dust and a glowing snowy outer

image of nebulous cloud which many stars surrounding it.

Hubble · Hubble survey field containing tens of thousands of galaxies including one seen 13.4 billion years in

We are stardust

SN 1994D (bright spot on the lower left), a Type Ia supernova outshining its home galaxy, NGC 4526

Simulated view of a black hole in front of the Large Magellanic Cloud. Image via Alain r/Wikimedia Commons

An artist's conception of PSO J352.4034-15.3373, with disk of material orbiting

An artist's impression of a supernova involving a massive star.

See following paragraph/caption. An artist's conception of ...

Discovery of cigar-shaped asteroid from outer space could help unveil secrets of extrasolar worlds

On the right is part of the first image taken with NASA's Hubble Space Telescope's (

Zeta Ophiuchus, a massive star plowing through the gas and dust floating in space. Zeta Oph is a bruiser, with 20 times the Sun's mass. It's an incredibly ...

Some metals may have been created in powerful collisions between neutron stars

Blue-green Phantom (45P/Honda-Mrkos-Pajdusakova) is one of

The twinkling of stars in our night sky is down to the Earth's atmosphere. As light from the stars travels towards Earth it can easily move in a straight ...

Star Dream Meaning | The Meaning of Stars in Your Dream | Man

The Veil Nebula is the faint remains of a once bright star. Some 5,000 years ago that star came to its end of life and after fusing lighter elements into ...

Illustration of Delta Orionis

"Unknowingly, we plow the dust of stars, blown about us by the wind. "

... comet Lovejoy around the same year it came. Also heat from the sun made the comet glow very bright and creating a long tail of ice and dust particles.

Earth from the International Space Station. Photo taken by Mark Vande Hei @Astro_Sabot, from aboard the International Space Station. Dec 20, 2017.

sirius,alpha canis majoris. Sirius, image: Akira Fujii, European Space Agency. In ...

all-sky map of the Milky Way

LIGO detects a neutron star merger

The crown of the Mother. Ring of Fire. A picture taken by NASA of the Northern Lights from space.

teapot,sagittarius constellation

Supposedly it depicts VY Canis Majoris, the largest known star. Not the most massive or the brightest, but the one with the largest diameter - a truly ...

The nebulosity associated with M45 is not the progenitor of the cluster. Instead, it

Detection of an unusually bright X-Ray flare from Sagittarius A*, a supermassive black hole in the center of the Milky Way galaxy.

Sharing the Light of Two Suns

This nebula, or cloud of gas and dust, is called RCW 34 or Gum

Dinosaurs could have avoided mass extinction if the killer asteroid had landed almost anywhere else. Sign in to comment

A new study describes the most extreme known example of a

Most images of black holes are illustrations. Here's what our telescopes actually capture.

Fast Radio Bursts FRBs are mystery radio bursts from deep space that last for ...

An organically grown planet definition. In ...

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bright multicolored stars against black background

Venus, which is the 2nd planet in our solar system, lies 162 million miles from the Earth at its farthest point in orbit.

Betelgeuse, a red supergiant star, shines brightly at the left-hand shoulder of Orion. Betelgeuse is a much more massive star than the Sun, and when it dies ...

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Stars · The westernmost star in Orion's belt is known officially as Delta Orionis.

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Orion Nebula, the most well looked at star system in the universe - it is bright, young, colorful, mystique and can be seen with the naked eye. praise be to ...

Hand of God pulsar cloud

NASA's Hubble Space Telescope captured this image of the Crab Nebula and

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One of the best views of the galactic center combines images from the Hubble, Spitzer, and Chandra space telescopes. An artist's concept depicts the likely ...

This Hubble image shows part of the Tarantula, the brightest star-forming region in the local Universe. This nebula is found in the Large Magellanic Cloud, ...

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Most bright stars in our Milky Way Galaxy reside in a disk. Since our Sun

illustration of neutron star collision

Corona Borealis

illustration of TESS telescpope

messier 44,praesepe,m44,beehive cluster

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A star now speeding away from us once came within less than a light year of

Live Super Nova Explosion of a Star

This artist's depiction shows what astronomers think the very early universe might have looked like when it was less than 1 billion years old.

Sierra ...

A huge galaxy with the moniker SDSS J094700.08+254045.7 stands as one of the biggest and brightest super spirals. The mega-galaxy's starry diss and spiral ...

Saturn in Leo, 2007 Between 2006 and 2009, golden-yellow Saturn appeared as an additional bright 'star' in the constellation of Leo, the Lion (Move your ...

Resembling a hat, this is the Sombrero Galaxy. The spectacular dust rings harbor many younger and brighter stars, and the center of the galaxy is thought to ...