Absolutely gorgeous super long astronomy telescope photography of stars and galaxies in the Cosmos. RESEARCH #DdO:) - https://www.pinterest.com/DianaDeeOsborne/universe-lights/ - UNIVERSE LIGHTS. If our sun were size of a penny, the NEARest star, Alpha Centauri, would be 350 miles away. At this scale, the Milky Way galaxy would be 7.5 million miles across, or more than 30 times the distance between Earth & the moon. #Size. Pinned via mandarinux, #GALAXIES IN THE #SKY #Pinterest board.
the universe is simply astounding
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Object: NGC 5128 Constellation Centaurus
Molecular Cloud Barnard 68 - a dark molecular cloud where a high concentration of dust and molecular gas absorb practically all the visible light emitted from background stars.
Most bright stars in our Milky Way Galaxy reside in a disk. Since our Sun also resides in this disk, these stars appear to us as a diffuse band that circles the sky.
A distant, Neptune-size planet 500 light-years from Earth appears to be the youngest fully formed exoplanet ever found crossing its star, raising questions about how it formed so close, so quickly. Researchers first found the planet, which whisks around its star every five days, using the Kepler space
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