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hanuraiga Hi #Hubble :) ciee jamnya :v 5h

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astronomy_nerd87 NGC 1232 is an intermediate spiral galaxy about 60 million light-years away in the constellation Eridanus.

It is dominated by millions of bright stars and dark dust, in spiral arms rotating about the center. Open clusters containing bright blue stars are sprinkled along these spiral arms, with dark lanes of dense interstellar dust between. Less visible are dim normal stars and interstellar gas, producing such high mass that they dominate the dynamics of the inner galaxy. Not visible is matter of unknown form called dark matter, needed to explain the motions of the visible material in the outer galaxy.

NGC 1232 and its satellite are part of the Eridanus cluster of galaxies, along with NGC 1300. #astronomy #space #cosmos #universe #galaxy #stars #planets #science #physics #Nasa #Hubble #telescope #solar #lunar #comet #nebula #supernova #outerspace #earth #knowledge #imagination #beauty #beautiful #stunning #amazing #gravity #atheist #atheism
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kyrahodes After seven months I can finally say, fuck you. #painting #oil #landscape #thomascole #hubble #romanticism #sublime Delirium. 7h

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trydefying_gravity Taken with the Hubble space telescope. #space #hubble #galaxy 9h

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astronomy45 Centaurus A (NGC 5128)
In 1949, NGC 5128 was found to be a loud source of radio energy, in fact the loudest radio source in its region of the sky (second overall to Cygnus A) , earning it the designation Centarus A. As a radio galaxy it releases 1000 times the radio energy of the Milky Way in the form of large bi-directional radio lobes that extend some 800,000 light years into intergalactic space. The source of the radio emission is very compact, about 10 light days across and is believed to be a supermassive black hole in the galaxy's center with a total mass of 200 million to possibly one billion suns. As a radio galaxy, NGC 5128 belongs to the subgroup of galaxies called Active Galaxies, which include Quasars, Seyfert galaxies, Blazars and and Radio Galaxies. Active galaxies are distinguished by their prodigious energy output which cannot be explained by their stellar populations and must have another source. Active galaxies have in common an "Active Galactic Nucleus (AGN)" which is believed responsible for their prodigious energy output. Supermassive black holes are almost certainly the central engines of Active Galactic Nuclei, powering the enormous outflows of energy which characterize this subgroup of bright galaxies. Like most active galaxies, NGC 5128 shows high velocity bi-directional jet phenomenon arising from its nucleus. The jets represent streams of multimillion degree plasma leaving the nucleus at extremely high velocities. The streams of hot gas are thought to be released when matter is accreted by the supermassive black hole at the galaxy's center.
Image Credit: Robert Gendler
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murdered_by_love "Fireworks" caused by a black hole in a nearby galaxy NGC 4258 (also known as M106). It features X-rays from Chandra (blue), radio waves from the VLA (purple), optical data from Hubble (yellow and blue), and infrared with Spitzer (red). #space #galaxy #stars #hubble #m106 #blackhole 11h

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astro_hugh Part of the Carina Nebula in the Hubble Palette. #astronomy #astrophotography #cosmos #nebula #hubble #nature #telescope #space #stars 11h

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universe247 SN 1006 Supernova Remnant
Image Credit: NASA, ESA, Zolt Levay (STScI)
Explanation: A new star, likely the brightest supernova in recorded human history, lit up planet Earth's sky in the year 1006 AD. The expanding debris cloud from the stellar explosion, found in the southerly constellation of Lupus, still puts on a cosmic light show across the electromagnetic spectrum. In fact, this composite view includes X-ray data in blue from the Chandra Observatory, optical data in yellowish hues, and radio image data in red. Now known as the SN 1006 supernova remnant, the debris cloud appears to be about 60 light-years across and is understood to represent the remains of a white dwarf star. Part of a binary star system, the compact white dwarf gradually captured material from its companion star. The buildup in mass finally triggered a thermonuclear explosion that destroyed the dwarf star. Because the distance to the supernova remnant is about 7,000 light-years, that explosion actually happened 7,000 years before the light reached Earth in 1006. Shockwaves in the remnant accelerate particles to extreme energies and are thought to be a source of the mysterious cosmic rays.
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Galaxy With a Glowing Heart: This view, captured by the Hubble Space Telescope, shows a nearby spiral galaxy known as NGC 1433. At about 32 million light-years from Earth, it is a type of very active galaxy known as a Seyfert galaxy — a classification that accounts for 10% of all galaxies. They have very bright, luminous centers that are comparable in brightness to that of our entire galaxy, the Milky Way.

The centers of most galaxy cores, if not all, galaxies are thought to contain a supermassive black hole, surrounded by a disk of in-falling material.

Credit: ESA/Hubble & NASA

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love_for_astronomy A Spiral Bridge of Young Stars Linking Two Ancient Galaxies: Hubble Space Telescope photographed an unusual structure 100,000 light years long, which resembles a corkscrew-shaped string of pearls and winds around the cores of two colliding galaxies.

The unique structure of the star spiral may yield new insights into the formation of stellar superclusters that result from merging galaxies and gas dynamics in this rarely seen process.

Image Credit: NASA

#nasa #astronomy #space #galaxies #hubble #hst #science
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