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Survey Confirms Link Between Mergers and Supermassive Black Holes

NGC 6240 lies 400 million light-years away in the constellation of Ophiuchus (The Serpent Holder). This galaxy has an elongated shape with branching wisps, loops and tails. This mess of gas, dust and stars bears more than a passing resemblance to a butterfly and, though perhaps less conventionally beautiful, a lobster. This bizarrely-shaped galaxy did not begin its life looking like this; its distorted appearance is a result of a galactic merger

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NGC 602 - Inside the orion nebula, IRAC (Infrared array camera) has revealed many young stars and a long filament of star-forming activity containing thousands of young protostars still in the process of formation, according to NASA. - Credit: NASA

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This fantastic image of the Pinwheel Galaxy was obtained using the Wide Field Camera on the Isaac Newton Telescope. It´s a three-colour composite made from data collected through the filters Sloan g´, r´+Hα and i´. Credit: R. Barrena and D. López (IAC)

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Supernova Remnant--Hubble Image

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Two decades after the Hubble space telescope released an awe-inspiring image of the Eagle nebula's 'Pillars of Creation', it's now captured an even more stunning image of this magnificent gas giant.

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I diritti non sono slegati tra loro, la galassia dei diritti è interconnessa, se si spezzano uno o più fili, il sistema intero entra in crisi, gli equilibri si rompono, attaccarli è più semplice, si iniziano a verificare falle sempre più difficili da ricomporre.

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Milky way over Cortina La Via lattea boreale con la galassia di Andromeda e le Plejadi domina il cielo di Cortina d'Ampezzo Camera: Canon EOS 6D Follow on Instagram: http://ift.tt/2drRvK7 Website: http://ift.tt/1qPHad3 and read how to see the Milky Way. Image credit: http://ift.tt/2dHQuTb #MilkyWay #Galaxy #Stars #Nightscape #Astrophotography #Astronomy

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Hubble's Advanced Camera for Surveys shows individual stars and clusters of stars in the spiral galaxy NGC 300, located approximately 7 mill...

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In the new Hubble image of the galaxy M74 we can also see a smattering of bright pink regions decorating the spiral arms.

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#astrophotography #M81 #galaxy imaged with GSO RC 8 Carbon #telescope and MagZero MZ-9 CCD camera. #astrofotografia #Galassia #M81 ripresa con #telescopio GSO RC 8 Carbon e MagZero MZ-9.

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