Expedition 42 Soyuz Landing

The Soyuz TMA-14M spacecraft is seen as it lands with Expedition 42 commander Barry Wilmore of NASA, Alexander Samokutyaev of the Russian Federal Space Agency (Roscosmos) and Elena Serova of Roscosmos near the town of Dzhezkazgan, Kazakhstan on Wednesday,… Curtir isso:Curtir Carregando…

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Along the Cygnus Wall

The W-shaped ridge of emission featured in this vivid skyscape is known as the Cygnus Wall. Part of a larger emission nebula with a distinctive outline popularly called The North America Nebula , the cosmic ridge spans about 20 light-years. Constructed… Curtir isso:Curtir Carregando…

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Groovy Rings of Saturn

From afar, Saturn’s rings look like a solid, homogeneous disk of material. But upon closer examination from Cassini, we see that there are varied structures in the rings at almost every scale imaginable. Structures in the rings can be caused by many… Curtir isso:Curtir Carregando…

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Volcano of Fire Erupts Under the Stars

First, there was an unusual smell. Then there was a loud bang. But what appeared to the eye was the most amazing of all. While waiting near midnight to see a possible eruption of Volcán de Fuego (Volcano of Fire) in Guatemala last month, a ready camera… Curtir isso:Curtir Carregando…

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Stars at the Galactic Center

The center of our Milky Way Galaxy is hidden from the prying eyes of optical telescopes by clouds of obscuring dust and gas. But in this stunning vista , the Spitzer Space Telescope’s infrared cameras, penetrate much of the dust revealing the stars of… Curtir isso:Curtir Carregando…

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The Distant Starlight Problem.

A constant discussion within the Creation debate is the distant starlight problem. It presents the dilemma of how light from objects at distances of millions and even billions of light years away could be observed in a young universe. When you look… Curtir isso:Curtir Carregando…

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Aurora over Icelandic Glacier

Several key conditions came together to create this award-winning shot. These included a dark night, few clouds, an epic auroral display, and a body of water that was both calm enough and unfrozen enough to show reflected stars. The featured skyscape… Curtir isso:Curtir Carregando…

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The Clouds of Orion the Hunter

Cradled in cosmic dust and glowing hydrogen, stellar nurseries in Orion the Hunter lie at the edge of giant molecular clouds some 1,500 light-years away. Spanning about 30 degrees, this breath-taking vista stretches across the well-known constellation… Curtir isso:Curtir Carregando…

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Northern Equinox Eclipse

Snowy and cold is weather you might expect at the start of spring for Longyearbyen on the Arctic archipelago of Svalbard, Norway. But that turned out to be good weather for watching the Moon’s umbral shadow race across northern planet Earth. The region… Curtir isso:Curtir Carregando…

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Aurora in the Backyard

On the night of March 17/18 this umbrella of northern lights unfolded over backyards in Vallentuna, Sweden about 30 kilometers north of Stockholm. A result of the strongest geomagnetic storm of this solar cycle, auroral displays were captured on that… Curtir isso:Curtir Carregando…

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