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Galaxy, Dreams, Forest

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Galaxer cave dwellers on Yonahlossee Road, Blowing Rock, North Carolina -- May 12, 1912. Frank W. Bicknell Photograph Collection, North Carolina State Archives, Raleigh, NC.

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The Lagoon Nebula ~ captured in all its psychedelic glory by the Gemini Observatory in Hawaii. An all-time favorite of sky-watchers on both hemispheres, the Lagoon Nebula (Messier 8, or M8) is among the most striking examples of a stellar nursery in our neighborhood of the Milky Way galaxy. Located in the direction of the constellation Sagittarius in the southern Milky Way and visible in telescopes and binoculars its fuzzy glow reveals the type of chaotic environment where new stars are…

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The Milky Way galaxy as drifts beyond Mt. Hood, as seen from the beautiful Lost…

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“Science is the poetry of reality.” ~ Richard Dawkins

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God's wonderful creation just takes my breath away. This is by far probably one of my favourite universes, but it has no meaningful name yet, just an identification code. What should we name it? (BTW, rainbow and spiral is taken!)

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For more of the greatest collection of #Nebula in the Universe... For more of…

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Flaming star nebula lies 1500 light years distant, spans about 5 light years, and is visible with a small telescope toward the constellation of the charioteer (auriga).

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Outer Space Inspiration

Astronomers have discovered the largest known structure in the universe, a clump of active galactic cores that stretch 4 billion light-years from end to end. The structure is a light quasar group (LQG), a collection of extremely luminous Galactic Nuclei powered by supermassive central black holes.

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IC 342, the Hidden Galaxy, is positioned only 10 degrees above the plane of our Milky Way Galaxy, so its light is heavily obscured and reddened by dust. It is 7 million light-years away but is not part of our Local Group of galaxies. Credit: Bruce Waddington

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