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In 1572, Danish astronomer Tycho Brahe observed & studied the explosion of a star that became known as Tycho's supernova.
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Comet Lovejoy disjointed tail caused by solar winds
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Posted by starwatcher-al
Hello there! My name is Venus and I'm starting to appear in your evening skies. Look closely at the photo and you can see me poking my light through the haze of the western sky. If you want to catch a glimpse of me start looking about 20 minutes ...
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Posted by Robecology
Simpler space suits. Simpler rocketry. Smarter-simpler...Occam'a Razor principle applied with vigor;
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Posted by Hathacat
The portrait features the giant nebula NGC 2014 and its neighbour NGC 2020 which together form part of a vast star-forming region in the Large Magellanic Cloud
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Rhea, Saturn's second largest moon and Epimetheus, the smaller moon to the right, against the backdrop of Saturn, its rings, and ring shadows.
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Posted by starwatcher-al
A new NOVA has appeared in the constellation Cassiopeia. Here is the link to the article in Sky and Telescope.
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1 month ago1m

Posted by EarnestEccentric
Jupiter is much different than most of us realize
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Posted by Hathacat
Just so you know!
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1 month ago1m

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The Twin Jet Nebula, or PN M2-9, is a striking example of a bipolar planetary nebula. Bipolar planetary nebulae are formed when the central object is not a single star, but a binary system. Article also said they thought this one is only 1200 years ...
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1 month ago1m

Posted by dalefvictor
There was a post showing the Anrromeda Galaxy in relation to the Milky Way. This is the article that goes with that picture and there is another that shows the Galaxies are starting to merge now.
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Mar 5Mar 5

Posted by FearlessFly
Astronomically hard: French stargazers hunt for meteorite the size of apricot The space debris was spotted falling to Earth near Bordeaux but astronomer admits to ‘needle in a haystack’ search
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Mar 5Mar 5

Posted by Hathacat
NGC 2217 is a barred spiral galaxy located 83 million light years from here in the constellation of Canis Major.
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Mar 3Mar 3

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How big Andromeda would be in our sky if we could see it all.
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Feb 23Feb 23

Posted by Hathacat
I find that I am not coming on as often. Would someone prefer to take over this group? I feel like a bad parent!
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Feb 23Feb 23

Posted by Hathacat
Size comparison
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Feb 22Feb 22

Posted by BirdMan1
THE VIDEO!!!
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Feb 10Feb 10

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Seyfert’s Sextet
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Feb 10Feb 10

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Huge Images Show Majestic Beauty and Violence of Large and Small Magellanic Clouds
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Feb 10Feb 10

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Nice! .
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Feb 10Feb 10

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The Hubble Space Telescope captures a rare view of overlapping galaxies, called NGC 3314. They are about the same distance apart as Andromeda and the Milkyway.
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Feb 5Feb 5

Posted by OleBlueEyes
Universe Photonic Storage Effect... I assert most light emitted by all stars that have ever existed is still traveling thru "empty space"?
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Feb 1Feb 1

Posted by starwatcher-al
Hubble deep field. The Hubble Ultra Deep Field (in its eXtreme version) is the deepest view of the universe yet obtained … and will be, until JADES takes over. It stretches approximately 13 billion light-years and includes approximately...
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Jan 24Jan 24

Posted by Hathacat
The image of comet 67p was taken by the @europeanspaceagency most ambitious robotic spacecraft, the @rosettamission probe, at a distance of just 20km!
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Jan 20Jan 20

Posted by nicestuff
Phases of the Moon. Please correct me if I'm wrong. 1. If you see the moon between mid-day and midnight, it must be waxing. If you see it in the a.m. hours, it must be waning. 2. To an observer in the Northern Hemisphere, the ...
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Posted by HathacatIn 1572, Danish astronomer Tycho Brahe observed & studied the explosion of a star that became known as Tycho's supernova.

Posted by HathacatComet Lovejoy disjointed tail caused by solar winds

Posted by starwatcher-alHello there! My name is Venus and I'm starting to appear in your evening skies.

Posted by HathacatThe portrait features the giant nebula NGC 2014 and its neighbour NGC 2020 which together form part of a vast star-forming region in the Large Magellanic Cloud

Posted by HathacatRhea, Saturn's second largest moon and Epimetheus, the smaller moon to the right, against the backdrop of Saturn, its rings, and ring shadows.

Posted by starwatcher-alA new NOVA has appeared in the constellation Cassiopeia. Here is the link to the article in Sky and Telescope. [skyandtelescope.org]

Posted by HathacatJust so you know!

Posted by HathacatThe Twin Jet Nebula, or PN M2-9, is a striking example of a bipolar planetary nebula.

Posted by HathacatNGC 2217 is a barred spiral galaxy located 83 million light years from here in the constellation of Canis Major.

Posted by HathacatHow big Andromeda would be in our sky if we could see it all.

Posted by HathacatSize comparison

Posted by HathacatSeyfert’s Sextet

Posted by HathacatHuge Images Show Majestic Beauty and Violence of Large and Small Magellanic Clouds

Posted by HathacatNice! .

Posted by HathacatThe Hubble Space Telescope captures a rare view of overlapping galaxies, called NGC 3314. They are about the same distance apart as Andromeda and the Milkyway.

Posted by starwatcher-al Hubble deep field.

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