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M101 the Pinwheel Galaxy

As last night was lovely and clear I could not resist going out to the Obsy.  It’s just coming into galaxy season now so M101 was the main target of the evening.   119 more words

Deep Space

Hubble Telescope Spots an Emoticon in Outer Space

In the center of this Hubble Telescope image is the galaxy cluster SDSS J1038+4849 — and it appears to be smiling back at you.

The two orange eyes of the grinning face are actually two distant… 18 more words

Space & Aviation

The Universe in 10 Features: 6. Spiral Galaxies

As we’ve seen in the previous vlog, spiral Galaxies started forming from the primordial protogalaxies about 11 billion years ago. The formation of spiral galaxies is important because it happened at the peak of population II stars formation and allowed for planets to form. 175 more words


i am

I am
the opening
the hole
the passage
here and there
life and death
where black enters
and light emits

her womb
gravid with stars… 21 more words

Alice Keys MD