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Hubble just released this picture of a star that is 1800 LIGHT YEARS away!!!!


Like, we can’t even begin to wrap our heads around how far away that actually is. 50 more words


"Galactic" collection sneak peek - behold astronomical, nebula-inspired DUOCHROMES! (eta: 2nd half of March)

It’s official- everyone loves a sweet duochrome. You can look forward to these in the second half of March. This is just a sneak peek to whet your appetite! 167 more words


Astro-Images | Mice-Edges-Birth

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NGC 4676

This colliding pair is about 300 million miles away. Computer simulations say we are seeing two nearly identical spiral galaxies about 160 million years after they started colliding. 226 more words


M42 Orion Nebula take 2

Had another go at imaging this nebula.  It wasn’t a perfect night but cloudless nights have been rare this year so I thought i’d have a go anyway.   90 more words


The Rosette Nebula in Hydrogen and Oxygen

The Rosette Nebula is not the only cosmic cloud of gas and dust to evoke the imagery of flowers — but it is the most famous. 100 more words

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On Hugos and Nebulas, Part 10: Sex Sells

This is not so much a rule-breaking in and of itself, unless you count it as a specialized bird walk. Really, though, it’s more like an annoying observation. 228 more words

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