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IC 342, the Hidden Galaxy, is positioned only 10 degrees above the plane of our Milky Way Galaxy, so its light is heavily obscured and reddened by dust. It is 7 million light-years away but is not part of our Local Group of galaxies.

IC the Hidden Galaxy, is positioned only 10 degrees above the plane of our Milky Way Galaxy, so its light is heavily obscured and reddened by dust. It is 7 million light-years away but is not part of our Local Group of galaxies: Bruce Waddington

This is not just beautiful nature. This is a rocket/ space shuttle launch from Cape Canaveral in Florida.

Atlas V Arc of Light: Rocket launched with twin Radiation Belt Storm Probes sent to explore the Van Allen Belts that surround Earth. Astrophotographer Mike Killian took this photo from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida Aug.

Shooting star, a couple of hundred light years away.

A real shooting star! Mira (MY-rah) is a star that scientists have studied for 400 years. But NASA's Galaxy Evolution Explvery surprising image of Mira. It showed for the first time that Mira has a long tail of dust and light-years long!

Saturns rings

The Beautiful Rings of Saturn The Saturn system reveals tantalizing vistas. NASA’s robotic spacecraft named Cassini carries with it 12 instruments designed to take precise measurements of Saturn and.

Incredible solar flares.

The Sun erupted with a good-sized solar flare on its far-side beyond the view of Solar Dynamics Observatory, but the resulting strands of particle clouds as seen in extreme ultraviolet light still made for quite a show that lasted about three hours (Jan.

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Here’s another chart comparing the size of all major solar system objects. I’ve turned it on its side so that it fits better on the page… Wow! That's smart idea about the sizes of the planets!

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headlesssamurai: ““There’s a big difference between ‘impossible’ and ‘hard to imagine’. the second is about you.