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Check out galaxy NGC 7640 in the Andromeda constellation. (Andromeda is one of the 88 modern constellations, not to be confused with our neighboring Andromeda Galaxy.) NGC 7640 is a barred spiral type, recognizable by spiral arms which fan out not from a circular core, but from an elongated bar cutting through the galaxy’s center. Our home galaxy, the Milky Way, is also a barred spiral. NGC 7640 might not look much like a spiral in this image, but this is due to the orientation of the galaxy with respect to Earth.
There is evidence that NGC 7640 has experienced some kind of interaction in its past. Galaxies contain vast amounts of mass, and therefore affect one another via gravity. Sometimes these interactions can be mild, and sometimes hugely dramatic, with two or more colliding and merging into a new, bigger galaxy. Understanding the history of a galaxy, and what interactions it has experienced, helps astronomers to improve their understanding of how galaxies — and the stars within them — form.
Credit: ESA/Hubble & NASA #nasagoddard#hubble#space#galaxy
Behold, our wondrous blue planet. This is the Earth’s atmosphere and its moon as seen from the International Space Station. Just look at the Earth’s atmosphere in all of its glory. This layer of gas surrounds our planet and is retained by the Earth’s gravity. Although the moon appears to be right outside our atmosphere, it is actually 238,900 miles away from us. Most humans will never get the chance to see this view for themselves, but at least we get to enjoy this stellar photography. Thanks to our friends for the sweet post! #science#earth#space#tech#travel#adventure#technology#awesome#bestof
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We attended my nephew’s first birthday party yesterday, and the theme was Out of This World! (I may be paraphrasing the wording...but it was full of space & aliens! 🚀 👽) Not one to miss out on a theme-inspired outfit, I made this space top for my daughter to wear to the party! I bought the print at @joann_stores , and wanted to “girl it up”, so I decided on a design featuring lots of ruffles! (The top is the “Amelia” pattern by @violettefieldthreads, and the leggings are the “Kelsey’s” by @ckcpatterns.) It was nearly impossible to get non-blurry photos of her in the outfit (such is life with a busy toddler!), but it goes to show that she was having a blast at her cousin’s party! 🎈 #kitschoftheday
Esta es una imagen de la Galaxia Cartwheel tomada por el Hubble.
El objeto se vio por primera vez en las imágenes de campo amplio del telescopio U.K. Schmidt y luego se estudió en detalle utilizando el Telescopio Anglo-Australiano.
Situada a unos 500 millones de años luz de distancia en la constelación de Sculptor, la forma de la rueda de carro de esta galaxia es el resultado de una violenta colisión galáctica. Una galaxia más pequeña pasó a través de una gran galaxia de disco y produjo ondas de choque que barrieron el gas y el polvo, como las ondas producidas cuando una piedra cae en un lago, y provocaron regiones de intensa formación de estrellas (que parecen azules). El anillo más externo de la galaxia, que es 1,5 veces el tamaño de nuestra Vía Láctea, marca el borde de ataque de la onda de choque. Este objeto es uno de los ejemplos más dramáticos de la pequeña clase de galaxias en anillo.
Esta imagen se basa en datos anteriores de Hubble de la Cartwheel Galaxy que se reprocesaron en 2010, sacando más detalles en la imagen que los vistos anteriormente.
Crédito: NASA / Hubble
This happens due to the moment of inertia of all the objects which are not attached to earth... The state of motion of the non attached objects around axis of the Earth due to the inertia will be pushed away... Isn't it awesome?? #facts#science#physics#space#astrophysics#astronomy#earth
Yesterday was amazingly beautiful outside and I trekked to the stamp mill and saw Spaceman for the first time in over half a year. It felt like coming home for the first time in a really long time. Much peace and love for the souls who have made art with me at the stamp mill, or chilled and smoked with me and hammocked and watched me paint,
3. cool dancing cat man: @mackenzieroze
4. Flowers in your hair:
5. Blue cat (before the 666 lol)
6. Darth Vader: @wild_tristan
Fun fact: I painted the mural in one stony sesh during a break from spaceman in the last pic and I didn’t even remember it until I came back yesterday lol 🤷♂️ thank you to everyone who gives me shoutouts on instagram! I love seeing random pics of spaceman too so if you see a pic of spaceman please tag me in it~
peace out☮️ ....