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Beautiful whirlpool galaxy , Chandra Captures Galaxy Sparkling in X-rays

The Whirlpool Galaxy is a spiral galaxy with spectacular arms of stars and dust. - Chandra Captures Galaxy Sparkling in X-rays

L'universo ci aiuta sempre a lottare per i nostri sogni, per quanto sciocchi  possano sembrare. Perchè sono nostri, e soltanto noi sappiamo quanto ci costa sognarli.  Paulo Coelho (Sulla Sponda del Fiume Piedra)

aka NGC 5194 the Whirlpool aka NGC 5195 (left) The Whirlpool Galaxy is a grand-design spiral galaxy, interacting with NGC a dwarf galaxy. Both galaxies are located 23 ± 4 million light-years away in Canes Venatici.

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In addition to natural patterns found here on earth, the spiral pattern of the golden ratio can also be seen in the pattern of our galaxy.

The beautiful spiral armed galaxy . as seen in images from NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope.

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Astronomers discover a new black hole in our galaxy October 5, 2012 This is the X-ray nova flaring black hole. ...See More

Astronomers discover a new black hole in our galaxy October 2012 This is the X-ray nova flaring black hole. My thought why does it appear 2 dimensional?

Image of the Day: An Awesome Galaxy (and Its Odd Companion )--Twice the Size of the Milky Way  This spectacular image of the large spiral galaxy NGC 1232 is based on three exposures in ultra-violet, blue and red light, respectively. The colours of the different regions are well visible : the central areas contain older stars of reddish colour, while the spiral arms are populated by young, blue stars and many star-forming regions.

This spectacular image of the large spiral galaxy NGC 1232 is based on three exposures in ultra-violet, blue and red light, respectively. The colours of the different regions are well visible : the central areas contain older stars of reddish.

Our Closest Neighbor: The Andromeda Galaxy

Andromeda Galaxy (the Andromeda Galaxy is one of the closest Galaxy to us, scientists even believe that someday the Andromeda Galaxy will make a collision with our Milky way and completely destroy both of the Galaxies). I learned this on How The Universe

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