Patrizia Betti

Patrizia Betti

Patrizia Betti
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A Dying Star - Six hundred and fifty light-years away in the constellation Aquarius. In death, it is spewing out massive amounts of hot gas and intense ultraviolet radiation, creating a spectacular object called a "planetary nebula.

NGC 6888:  The Crescent Nebula

NGC also known as the Crescent Nebula, is a cosmic bubble about 25 light-years across, blown by winds from its central, bright, massive star. This colorful portrait of the nebula uses narrow band image data combined in the Hubble palette.

Black Holes

Black Holes Have Simple Feeding Habits (NASA, Chandra) ~ super-massive black hole is about 70 million times more massive than the Sun by NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center