Greatredspot.jpg (1825×1190) Chromoscope - View the Universe in different wavelengths. Beautiful Planet - Oh I so want to go to the ISS! Indian Ocean Maldives “The sunny side of life” is a catchphrase used to attract tourists to the Maldive Islands.
Well it certainly looks heavenly from the ISS. Time to order a large drink, you know, one with a lot of fruit and a little umbrella, then stretch out on a hammock and just enjoy life, watching what I can only imagine a marvelous sunset. Image Credit: NASA/ESA, Russian Federal Space Agency, Maxim Suraeva and Oleg Kotov I for one am very pleased that the astronauts on the ISS (heroes in my humble opinion) keep sharing images of our beautiful planet with the rest of us. The privilege of viewing earth from space is only granted to a very select few. The real kick is, we’ve seen images like this before, created in special effect studios in Hollywood. . [34 pictures] Hint: Use “J” and “K” keys to navigate from picture to picture.
Pacific Ocean Hawaii Aloha! Aurora Australis, New Zealand I do not think I have ever seen the Aurora from inside the Aurora itself. Image credit: NASA/ESA. Univ. IC1848-HST-1200.jpg (1200×1200) Most Amazing Time Lapse Video of Milky Way Ever Made. Seriously.
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Structure of the Universe Does the Universe have an edge, beyond which there is nothing?
Are the galaxies arranged on the surface of a sphere? Why can't we see the whole universe? Does the term "universe" refer to space, or to the matter in it, or to both? Evolution of the Universe Did the Universe expand from a point? If so, doesn't the universe have to have an edge? More about the Big Bang When they say "the universe is expanding," what exactly is expanding? Structure of the Universe Does the Universe have an edge, beyond which there is nothing? Are the galaxies arranged on the surface of a sphere? Why can't we see the whole universe? If you could suddenly freeze time everywhere in the universe, and magically survey all of creation, you would find galaxies extending out far beyond what we can see today. Does the term "universe" refer to space, or to the matter in it, or to both?
Today, the situation is reversed. The Scale of the Universe. 8 Wonders of the Solar System, Made Interactive. Eclipse of Saturn, Nov. 30, 2001. 2002 November 14 - The Sharpest View of the Sun. Discover the cosmos!
Each day a different image or photograph of our fascinating universe is featured, along with a brief explanation written by a professional astronomer. 2002 November 14 Explanation: This stunning image shows remarkable and mysterious details near the dark central region of a planet-sized sunspot in one of the sharpest views ever of the surface of the Sun. Just released, the picture was made using the Swedish Solar Telescope now in its first year of operation on the Canary Island of La Palma. Along with features described as hairs and canals are dark cores visible within the bright filaments that extend into the sunspot, representing previously unknown and unexplored solar phenomena. ArcMW_hallas_alt.jpg (2160×936) Earth As Seen from Mars - Marvin the Martian's front lawn. Marvin the Martian's front lawn - Franny Wentzel - Saturday, April 24th, 2010 : goo [previous] :: [next] This is the first image ever taken of Earth from the surface of a planet beyond the Moon.
It was taken by the Mars Exploration Rover Spirit one hour before sunrise on the 63rd Martian day, or sol, of its mission. (March 8, 2004) The image is a mosaic of images taken by the rover's navigation camera showing a broad view of the sky, and an image taken by the rover's panoramic camera of Earth. Credit: NASA/JPL/Cornell/Texas A&M This article has been viewed 1050903 times in the last 4 years dglenn: VERY COOL! Naba: absolutely delightful GreenEgg: Photoshopped. Mark: Looks good to me! Deathvalleysky_nps_big.jpg (4000×1290) Wallpaper. Search Picture Album Wallpaper Show Titles Applying and removing HubbleSite wallpaper Email list: Inbox Astronomy RSS feed: NewsCenter HubbleSite iPhone App Get Involved Reference Desk Servicing Missions Hubble's 25th Anniversary eBooks.
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