خانه / Science / Astronomy (صفحه 5)

Astronomy

Hubble’s Majestic Spiral in Pegasus

Galaxy NGC 7331   Hubble’s Majestic Spiral in Pegasus This NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope image shows a spiral galaxy known as NGC 7331. First spotted by the prolific galaxy hunter William Herschel in 1784, NGC 7331 is located about 45 …

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The Penguin and the Egg

  The Penguin and the Egg This image of distant interacting galaxies, known collectively as Arp 142, bears an uncanny resemblance to a penguin guarding an egg. Data from NASA’s Spitzer and Hubble space telescopes have been combined to show …

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The universe out of the supercomputer

Thin slice through the cosmic large-scale structure in the largest simulation of the IllustrisTNG project. Shown is a projection of the baryonic density field, where image brightness indicates the projected mass density and color hue visualizes the mean projected gas …

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Taking the Pulse of Planets and Stars

Jim Fuller, assistant professor of theoretical astrophysics at Caltech. Credit: Caltech   Taking the Pulse of Planets and Stars New faculty member Jim Fuller talks about the inner workings of cosmic spheres New faculty member Jim Fuller, assistant professor of …

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Twilight Haze

  Twilight Haze In this view, individual layers of haze can be distinguished in the upper atmosphere of Titan, Saturn’s largest moon. Titan’s atmosphere features a rich and complex chemistry originating from methane and nitrogen and evolving into complex molecules, …

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