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An artist’s conception of stars moving in the central regions of a giant elliptical galaxy that harbors a supermassive black hole. CREDIT: Gemini Observatory/AURA artwork by Lynette Cook Related to.

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Shooting Stars & Meteor Showers in the MV sky last night…

The robotic Cassini spacecraft now orbiting Saturn recently drifted in the giant planet's shadow for about 12 hours and looked back toward the eclipsed Sun. Saturn's rings light up so much that new rings were discovered: Saturn's E ring, the ring created by the newly discovered ice-fountains of the moon Enceladus, and the outermost ring visible above. Far in the distance, visible on the image left just above the bright main rings, is the almost ignorable pale blue dot of Earth.

In the Shadow of Saturn. January 2009 the Cassini spacecraft was orbiting Saturn and drifted in giant planet's shadow for about 12 hours. Far in the distance, at the left, just above the bright main rings, is the almost ignorable pale blue dot of Earth.

The Spiral Galaxy NGC 3627 - Located About 30 Million Light Years From Earth:

Spiral galaxy NGC located about 30 million light years from Earth.

Photo of the Milky Way

The Milky Way - 84 Million Stars in 9 Billion Pixels via petapixel: The image is a composite of thousands of photos shot by the VISTA survey camera by Astronomers at the European Southern Observatory’s Paranal Observatory in Chile.

Helix Nebula or Eye of God (NGC 7293)

This infrared image from NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope shows the Helix nebula, a cosmic starlet often photographed by amateur astronomers for its vivid colors and eerie resemblance to a giant eye. 36 / 40 Photo by Comets Kick up Dust in Helix Nebula;

Lorsqu’une étoile s’approche près d’un trou noir, la force d’attraction gravitationnelle de ce dernier peut, par la force de marée, complètement disloquer l’astre. Durant cet événement funeste,...

La rencontre apocalyptique entre une étoile et un trou noir

Black hole devouring a star. Life is so mysterious

beauty of the universe

Astronomy: glorious pictures from the NASA Hubble space telescope, galaxy You can see 'The Cross' in space too.

Our wonderful universe

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The Andromeda Galaxy photographed with a 12.5-inch telescope by amateur astronomer Robert Gendler.

Mysterious Stars Surround Andromeda's Black Hole - Credit: © 2002 R. Gendler, Photo by R. GendlerThe Andromeda Galaxy photographed with a telescope by amateur astronomer Robert Gendler. How beautiful.

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