15Nov
By: Astroathens On: November 15, 2016 In: Astronomy Comments: 0
15Nov
By: Astroathens On: November 15, 2016 In: Astronomy Comments: 1
21Oct
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31Aug
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28Jul
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06Jul
By: Astroathens On: July 6, 2016 In: Astronomy Comments: 1

  IN HONOR OF THE VERY FIRST WIND NEBULA FOUND AROUND A MAGNETAR….Swift J1834.9-0846….I present to you the BEST known wind nebula: the Crab nebula, found in the Taurus constellation. With info and imagery from the Hubble space telescope and NASA.gov I share in the enjoyment of this new...

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11Jun
By: Astroathens On: June 11, 2016 In: Astronomy Comments: 0
11Jun
By: Astroathens On: June 11, 2016 In: Astronomy Comments: 0
11Jun
By: Astroathens On: June 11, 2016 In: Astronomy Comments: 1

  Proplyds Aka proto-planetary disks. Aka newborn solar systems. What starts to happen after the death of a very dense star, is a supernova. A supernova is when the star explodes, what is released is a huge amount of dust and gas. Over hundreds of thousands of years very...

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11Apr
By: Astroathens On: April 11, 2016 In: Astronomy Comments: 0

  Horsehead nebula!! 1,500 light-years. Located in the Orion cloud complex. The shape of the dark cloud in the center is caused by stellar winds and radiation. It is visible in its silhouetted dust due to nebula IC 434, which glows red behind it. The glowing blue stars seen...

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