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Get my attention in the comments if I need to send you wallpapers 💖 The Gamma Cygni Nebula 🔭
That bright white dot you see is a SUPERGIANT star called Gamma Cygni aka Sadr. It has 12 times the mass of our sun and about 150 times its radius. So it’s 150 times larger than our sun. That would make our sun look pretty small.. it’s surrounding nebula; Gamma Cygni, is classified as a diffuse nebula. A type of nebula with clouds of interstellar gas and dust with star forming regions. It’s located 1,800 light years away.
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image: © David Dvali
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Get my attention in the comments if I need to send you wallpapers 💖 The Gamma Cygni Nebula 🔭 That bright white dot you see is a SUPERGIANT star called Gamma Cygni aka Sadr. It has 12 times the mass of our sun and about 150 times its radius. So it’s 150 times larger than our sun. That would make our sun look pretty small.. it’s surrounding nebula; Gamma Cygni, is classified as a diffuse nebula. A type of nebula with clouds of interstellar gas and dust with star forming regions. It’s located 1,800 light years away. Dm me any questions you have about space 🚀 image: © David Dvali #space #astronomy #nasa


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Describe this in one word or emoji 🔭✨ The Orion Nebula:
Sending this as a wallpaper to anyone that wants it! This is M42 Aka the Orion Nebula; one of the most famous nebulae in space. Stars are forming within its glowing gas clouds. Within the stellar nursery, astronomers have identified what looks like multiple infant planetary systems. It’s located 1,400 light years from earth in the constellation Orion. It spans 50 light years. 
Comment any questions you have and let me know if you need this wallpaper🚀🙌 image: Toshiya Aria
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Describe this in one word or emoji 🔭✨ The Orion Nebula: Sending this as a wallpaper to anyone that wants it! This is M42 Aka the Orion Nebula; one of the most famous nebulae in space. Stars are forming within its glowing gas clouds. Within the stellar nursery, astronomers have identified what looks like multiple infant planetary systems. It’s located 1,400 light years from earth in the constellation Orion. It spans 50 light years. Comment any questions you have and let me know if you need this wallpaper🚀🙌 image: Toshiya Aria #space #astronomy #nasa


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Astronomers just found a STAR THAT WENT SUPERNOVA TWICE!💥 This groundbreaking discovery has us questioning everything we know about supernovae and dying stars. When a star dies and goes supernova; it should stay dead.. Forever. This is the first time astronomers witnessed a star come back to life like this. “This supernova breaks everything we thought we knew about how they work” said the study’s lead author Iair Arcavi, A NASA Einstein Postdoctoral fellow at the University of California-Santa Barbara. The star’s current name is iPTF14hls, (not the one in this picture). It died and went supernova back in 2014, but within a few months it started to glow brighter. It fluctuated between being lit and dim at least five times over 3 years. Astronomers did some more research on this mysterious object and found out that there was a supernova recorded in the same location in 1954. It looks like it survived it’s 1954 explosion before it came back to life 60 years later.
I’m curious to hear what you think! Is this some new type of star that never dies? What do you think it is? 
image: Tycho’s Supernova Remnant NASA 
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Astronomers just found a STAR THAT WENT SUPERNOVA TWICE!💥 This groundbreaking discovery has us questioning everything we know about supernovae and dying stars. When a star dies and goes supernova; it should stay dead.. Forever. This is the first time astronomers witnessed a star come back to life like this. “This supernova breaks everything we thought we knew about how they work” said the study’s lead author Iair Arcavi, A NASA Einstein Postdoctoral fellow at the University of California-Santa Barbara. The star’s current name is iPTF14hls, (not the one in this picture). It died and went supernova back in 2014, but within a few months it started to glow brighter. It fluctuated between being lit and dim at least five times over 3 years. Astronomers did some more research on this mysterious object and found out that there was a supernova recorded in the same location in 1954. It looks like it survived it’s 1954 explosion before it came back to life 60 years later. I’m curious to hear what you think! Is this some new type of star that never dies? What do you think it is? image: Tycho’s Supernova Remnant NASA #space #nasa #astronomy


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Describe this in one word or emoji 🌀 Some people feel small when they look at images like this (Triangulum Galaxy), when in reality they should feel big; knowing that they came from those stars. The atoms that make up the human body are directly traced back to stars that have exploded. In fact; every single thing on earth is made up of atoms that once came from stars. It's amazing how fast science and technology has advanced in the past few hundred years. We once thought that all things in the universe were made from just Earth, fire, water, and air. Comment any questions you have and I'll respond 👽🚀 Also let me know if you need any wallpapers, still sending some! 
image: © Leo Shatz

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Describe this in one word or emoji 🌀 Some people feel small when they look at images like this (Triangulum Galaxy), when in reality they should feel big; knowing that they came from those stars. The atoms that make up the human body are directly traced back to stars that have exploded. In fact; every single thing on earth is made up of atoms that once came from stars. It's amazing how fast science and technology has advanced in the past few hundred years. We once thought that all things in the universe were made from just Earth, fire, water, and air. Comment any questions you have and I'll respond 👽🚀 Also let me know if you need any wallpapers, still sending some! image: © Leo Shatz #space #nasa #astronomy


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Comet Lovejoy Q2; one of many sun-orbiting comets discovered within the past 5 years. Comet Lovejoy Q2 was releasing 500 wine bottles worth of alcohol every second during its peak activity. In total there were 21 different organic molecules found in gas from the comet. Ok I think that explains pretty much everything 🍷
image: © Pawel Oleksiak
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Comment the first word that comes to mind☄ Comet Lovejoy Q2; one of many sun-orbiting comets discovered within the past 5 years. Comet Lovejoy Q2 was releasing 500 wine bottles worth of alcohol every second during its peak activity. In total there were 21 different organic molecules found in gas from the comet. Ok I think that explains pretty much everything 🍷 image: © Pawel Oleksiak #space #astronomy #nasa


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Rate the quality of this image 1-10 🤔👇 I always try to find quality shots, so I'm curious how it looks for you

This nebula is located 1,000 light years away in the constellation Perseus. It's called the California nebula because it kind of looks like the state. The red color means there's an abundant amount of hydrogen; which is being energized/illuminated from nearby stars with powerful radiation. ✨
The whole nebula is around 100 light years wide. 
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image: © David Lindemann

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Rate the quality of this image 1-10 🤔👇 I always try to find quality shots, so I'm curious how it looks for you This nebula is located 1,000 light years away in the constellation Perseus. It's called the California nebula because it kind of looks like the state. The red color means there's an abundant amount of hydrogen; which is being energized/illuminated from nearby stars with powerful radiation. ✨ The whole nebula is around 100 light years wide. Still sending some more wallpapers to people that commented yesterday. DM me if I didn't get to you yet! image: © David Lindemann #space #astronomy #nasa #stars #galaxy


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This is another view of the tarantula nebula; which is about 160,000 light years away. This nebulae in particular is extremely bright. If it were as close to Earth as the Orion Nebula; it would cast visible shadows on earth. At the center of this nebula, there's a cluster of stars which produce most of the energy to make the nebula visible. Without stars giving off radiation, there would be no nebula to see 👽 
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Comment the first word or emoji that comes to mind✨ This is another view of the tarantula nebula; which is about 160,000 light years away. This nebulae in particular is extremely bright. If it were as close to Earth as the Orion Nebula; it would cast visible shadows on earth. At the center of this nebula, there's a cluster of stars which produce most of the energy to make the nebula visible. Without stars giving off radiation, there would be no nebula to see 👽 If you want this as a wallpaper or any other just comment to get my attention or Dm me which posts you want as a wallpaper 🔭🙌 image: © Diego Collonello #space #nasa #astronomy


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Just in case you forgot.. Tag friends that don't know 😅 we only see one side of the moon because it's tidally locked to earth and we only see the side that faces us. The reason for this is because the Moon spins on its axis one time in exactly the same amount of time it takes for the moon to revolve earth, 29 days. Our first glimpse at the far side of the moon was in 1959 by a Soviet probe

Just in case you forgot.. Tag friends that don't know 😅 we only see one side of the moon because it's tidally locked to earth and we only see the side that faces us. The reason for this is because the Moon spins on its axis one time in exactly the same amount of time it takes for the moon to revolve earth, 29 days. Our first glimpse at the far side of the moon was in 1959 by a Soviet probe "Luna 3" which sent back pictures. Comment any questions 🛰 image: © NASA #space #nasa #halloween


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You can find these two galaxies around 12 million light years away. So if you have a spaceship traveling at the speed of light; technically it would take 12 million years to arrive. The Galaxy on the left is Messier 82, aka the cigar Galaxy. The one on the right is Messier 81, which is much bigger and brighter; so you can see it as a smudge through binoculars or a small telescope. The spiral shape is only visible in larger telescopes. Astronomers once thought that the Galaxy on the left (m82) was exploding for a reason that defied any explanation. Now it looks like it's just a normal spiral galaxy with intense star formation. Stars are forming 10 times faster here than in the Milky Way. The centers of the two galaxies are 150,000 light years apart and they are still interacting with each other due to each other's strong gravitational force 💖

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image: © NASA APOD 
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Swipe to zoom in and comment the first thing that comes to mind 🔭👽 You can find these two galaxies around 12 million light years away. So if you have a spaceship traveling at the speed of light; technically it would take 12 million years to arrive. The Galaxy on the left is Messier 82, aka the cigar Galaxy. The one on the right is Messier 81, which is much bigger and brighter; so you can see it as a smudge through binoculars or a small telescope. The spiral shape is only visible in larger telescopes. Astronomers once thought that the Galaxy on the left (m82) was exploding for a reason that defied any explanation. Now it looks like it's just a normal spiral galaxy with intense star formation. Stars are forming 10 times faster here than in the Milky Way. The centers of the two galaxies are 150,000 light years apart and they are still interacting with each other due to each other's strong gravitational force 💖 Comment a few times if you want me to send the wallpaper🙌 image: © NASA APOD #space #nasa #astronomy #galaxy


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Tag friends so they don't miss out TONIGHT, Oct 19th! 👽 Uranus will be closest to Earth in its orbit. Uranus will be directly opposite the sun and the sliver of a moon should provide for good viewing conditions. Start looking into the southeast part of the sky toward the constellation Pisces. Or just look for a dot that looks blue/green and you should be able to spot it against fainter stars. If you have binoculars or a telescope that's even better. This is the only close up image we have of Uranus so far. There was only one spacecraft to visit Uranus and that was in 1986 (voyager 2). image: © NASA 
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Tag friends so they don't miss out TONIGHT, Oct 19th! 👽 Uranus will be closest to Earth in its orbit. Uranus will be directly opposite the sun and the sliver of a moon should provide for good viewing conditions. Start looking into the southeast part of the sky toward the constellation Pisces. Or just look for a dot that looks blue/green and you should be able to spot it against fainter stars. If you have binoculars or a telescope that's even better. This is the only close up image we have of Uranus so far. There was only one spacecraft to visit Uranus and that was in 1986 (voyager 2). image: © NASA #space #nasa #astronomy #uranus


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The whole image didn't fit so comment a few times for the full thing in a dm✨👽This is another view of the north American nebula and Pelican nebula with surrounding areas. It's about 2,000 light years from earth and contains numerous star clusters. The darker portion is dust that obstructs any illumination/radiation from nearby stars. The reason that nebulae glow is because stars give off radiation which interacts with the different gas composition within the nebula. 
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image: © Jurgen Kemmerer
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The whole image didn't fit so comment a few times for the full thing in a dm✨👽This is another view of the north American nebula and Pelican nebula with surrounding areas. It's about 2,000 light years from earth and contains numerous star clusters. The darker portion is dust that obstructs any illumination/radiation from nearby stars. The reason that nebulae glow is because stars give off radiation which interacts with the different gas composition within the nebula. Comment or dm any questions you have 🚀 image: © Jurgen Kemmerer #space #nasa #astronomy


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Swipe to zoom out and Comment the first thing that comes to mind? 🔭 👽
Mercury: The smallest planet in our solar system and closest to the sun! This isn't exactly what it would look like to the **** eye though: the colors represent the chemical, mineralogical, and physical differences between the rocks that make up mercury's surface. You might think that Mercury would be the hottest planet due to it being the closest to the sun, however that's not the case. Mercury doesn't have much of an atmosphere to hold heat in, unlike Venus which has an atmosphere thicker than earth's: trapping heat within its atmosphere; reaching temperatures of up to 864 degrees Fahrenheit (462 Celcius)

Comment any questions you have or requests for future posts 👽🙌 image: © NASA (messenger)
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Swipe to zoom out and Comment the first thing that comes to mind? 🔭 👽 Mercury: The smallest planet in our solar system and closest to the sun! This isn't exactly what it would look like to the **** eye though: the colors represent the chemical, mineralogical, and physical differences between the rocks that make up mercury's surface. You might think that Mercury would be the hottest planet due to it being the closest to the sun, however that's not the case. Mercury doesn't have much of an atmosphere to hold heat in, unlike Venus which has an atmosphere thicker than earth's: trapping heat within its atmosphere; reaching temperatures of up to 864 degrees Fahrenheit (462 Celcius) Comment any questions you have or requests for future posts 👽🙌 image: © NASA (messenger) #space #nasa #astronomy


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