• Sometimes one feels just a little bit small... #starchart #galaxy #inspiration
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  • The sky toward the center of our Galaxy is filled with a wide variety of celestial wonders, many of which are visible from a dark location with common binoculars. Constellations near the Galactic Center include Sagittarius, Libra, Scorpius, Scutum, and Ophiuchus. Nebulas include Messier objects M8, M16, M20, as well as the Pipe and Cat's Paw nebulas. Visible open star clusters include M6, M7, M21, M23, M24, and M25, while globular star cluster M22 is also visible.
  • Hubble Captures View of 'Mystic Mountain'
  • HubbleSite - NewsCenter - The Carina Nebula: Star Birth in the Extreme (04/24/2007) - Release Images
  • The Remains Of A Supernova Is Just Dust And Light
  • Off the shoulder of Orion, new photos of the Eagle Nebula’s “Pillars of Creation”
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  • This new view of spiral galaxy IC 342, also known as Caldwell 5, includes data from NASA's Nuclear Spectroscopic Telescope Array, or NuSTAR. IC 342 lies 7 million light-years away in the Camelopardalis constellation.
  • Jet in Carina: WFC3 UVIS Full Field
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  • The Eridanus Void. This area shows almost no signs of cosmic matter, meaning no stars, planets, solar systems or clouds of cosmic dust. Researchers couldn't even find dark matter, which is invisible but measurable by its gravitational pull. There were also no signs of black holes that might have gobbled up the matter once present in the region.
  • Moon obscuring the Sun, with Venus on top
  • The Carina Nebula: Star Birth in the Extreme - This image, released for Hubble's 17th anniversary, shows a region of star birth and death in the Carina Nebula. The nebula contains at least a dozen brilliant stars that are 50 to 100 times the mass of our Sun.
  • Ghost Nebula | Ghost Nebula
  • NASA Blue Marble 2007 West | NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center/Reto Stöckli
  • Scientists have discovered the first binary system ever known to consist of a black hole and a ‘spinning’ star – or more accurately, a Be-type star. Although predicted by theory, none had previously been found.
  • Venus or Mercury passing in front of the Sun.