Michele Sacchi

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Astronomers have discovered the largest known structure in the universe, a clump of active galactic cores that stretch 4 billion light-years from end to end. The structure is a light quasar group (LQG), a collection of extremely luminous Galactic Nulcei powered by supermassive central black holes!

Clump of active galactic cores that stretch 4 billion light-years from end to end. The structure is a light quasar group (LQG), a collection of extremely luminous Galactic Nulcei powered by supermassive central black holes.

Blue Phantom Nebula -- Argh! This looks like a big scary monster is clutching a wee person in his hand! -- Hang on! Second look and it's a happy person looking down at the cute bambino cradled in their arms. Yes, we'll go with that as it's less nightmare-inducing!

This looks like a big scary monster is clutching a wee person in his hand! -- Hang on! Second look and it's a happy person looking down at the cute bambino cradled in their arms. Yes, we'll go with that as it's less nightmare-

When you realize, I mean REALLY realize, just how big space is the eyes just open very wide and the breath comes out of you until it's empty.

NGC 3190 is a spiral galaxy with tightly wound arms and lying in the constellation Leo. It was discovered by William Herschel in NGC 3190 is member of Hickson 44 galaxy group, estimated at around 80 million light years and consisting of four

The "Black Eye" galaxy, so named because an ancient cosmic smashup produced a dark ring and a roiling, conflicted interior.  (Reuters / NASA)

The Black Eye Galaxy (Messier is a spiral galaxy with an apparent magnitude of lying approximately 24 million light years from Earth. It is sometimes also called the Sleeping Beauty Galaxy or Evil Eye Galaxy.