11Jan
By: Astroathens On: January 11, 2017 In: Astronomy Comments: 0
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31Aug
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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
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11Apr
By: Astroathens On: April 11, 2016 In: Astronomy Comments: 0

  A Nebula With a very hot star That was possibly catapulted from its original home… IC 405 Flaming Star Nebula is located in the constellation Auriga, surrounding the blue star AE Aurigae. It is hypothesized that the star was ejected from the Trapezium cluster of stars in the...

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

  The most recent photo taken of our Milky Way galaxy! All thanks to the APEX Telescope located in Chile! First photo ever taken of our galaxy in sub-millimeter wavelengths (aka between infrared and radio waves) hence why it’s coloring appears different than most photos you may have seen...

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

  Thought this was cool!! It’s an artist’s rendition of a neutron star surrounded by a disk of hot gas. The gas closer to the center actually rapidly rotates around the neutron star at 40% the speed of light, experiencing effects predicted by Einstein’s theories of relativity. Neutron stars...

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

  ITS A BIRD ITS A PLANE OTHER THAN A CLICHE ITS ACTUALLY TWO COMETS This is a 3D interactive program showing the orbits of comets: P/2016 BA14 & 252P/LINEAR. Brought to you by NASA.gov Comets are made up of frozen dust and rock with a tail of material...

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