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The Red Spider Planetary Nebula | The Red Spider Nebula | NASA/ESA, Hubble

Oh what a tangled web a planetary nebula can weave. The Red Spider Planetary Nebula shows the complex structure that can result when a normal star ejects its outer gases and becomes a white dwarf star. Officially tagged NGC 6537, this two-lobed symmetric planetary nebula houses one of the hottest

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dusty spiral galaxy amazing Picture | Hubble Heritage Team

dusty spiral galaxy amazing Picture In 1995, the majestic spiral galaxy NGC 4414 was galaxy pictures, by the Hubble Space Telescope as part of the HST Key Project on the Extragalactic Distance Scale. An international team of astronomers, led by Dr. Wendy Freedman of the Observatories of the Carnegie Institution of Washington,

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Wildflowers Photography tips and tricks | Wildflowers

I know–tripods are heavy, they take a long time to setup, and can cost a lot of money, but it’s nearly impossible to get sharp wildflowers photographs without one. Nothing keeps your camera more still. Using a tripod will help you get sharper photos by ensuring your camera doesn’t move. But,

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Galaxies Merging Creates Tails of Star Birth

Not surprisingly, interacting galaxies have a dramatic effect on each other. Studies have revealed that as galaxies approach one another massive amounts of gas are pulled from each galaxy towards the center of the other until ultimately, the two merge into one massive galaxy. NGC 2623 is in the late

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Brahminy starling | nature magazine

    Brahminy starling The brahminy myna or brahminy starling (Sturnia pagodarum) is a member of the starling family of birds. It is usually seen in pairs or small flocks in open habitats on the plains of the Indian subcontinent. This myna is pale buff creamy with a black cap and a loose crest.

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The Lure Of The Rings

ring of brilliant blue star clusters

The lure of the rings Resembling a diamond-encrusted bracelet, a ring of brilliant blue star clusters wraps around the yellowish nucleus of what was once a normal spiral galaxy in this new image from the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope (HST). This image is being released to commemorate the

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Galaxy Seen side-on

Galaxy Seen side-on Galaxy Seen side-on | The NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope has produced a sharp image of NGC 4634, a spiral galaxy seen exactly side-on. Its disc is slightly warped by ongoing interactions with a nearby galaxy, and it is crisscrossed by clearly defined dust lanes and bright nebulae. NGC 4634,

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