Tag: galaxy

Aug 26, 2019

Visualizing the Earth’s Rotation With a Timelapse of the Milky Way

Visualizing the Earth’s Rotation With a Timelapse of the Milky Way

Visualizing the imperceptible with a cosmic timelapse

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Dec 18, 2018

Hubble’s Latest Capture of Globular Star Cluster NGC 1898

Hubble’s Latest Capture of Globular Star Cluster NGC 1898

It’s one of our closest cosmic neighbors and hosts an extremely rich population of star clusters

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Feb 24, 2018

Every 10 Seconds This Film Zooms Out 10 Times Further

Every 10 Seconds This Film Zooms Out 10 Times Further

‘Powers of Ten’ (1977) is an award winning film that takes you on an adventure in magnitudes

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May 3, 2017

What a Pilot Sees on an Overnight Flight from Zurich to Sao Paulo

What a Pilot Sees on an Overnight Flight from Zurich to Sao Paulo

Swiss airline pilot and photographer, Sales Wick, took this incredible ‘flightlapse’ during an overnight flight from Zürich to São Paulo

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Jul 14, 2016

This Jaw Dropping Timelapse of the Night Sky Has It All

This Jaw Dropping Timelapse of the Night Sky Has It All

Shot over 6 hours in the Namib Desert, we see a rare lightning storm, clouds and stars as far as the eye can see

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Jun 1, 2016

Picture of the Day: Stargazing from the International Space Station

Picture of the Day: Stargazing from the International Space Station

With the Earth below and Milky Way above, the views from the ISS never get old

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Jun 10, 2015

Picture of the Day: The Galaxy Inside a Flower

Picture of the Day: The Galaxy Inside a Flower

Photographer Nomi Oranchuk took this beautiful shot of a black velvet petunia at Butchart Gardens on Vancouver Island, Canada.

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Jan 9, 2015

Deep Zoom Into Andromeda: Exploring the Largest Hubble Image Ever Taken

Deep Zoom Into Andromeda: Exploring the Largest Hubble Image Ever Taken

It’s like photographing a beach and resolving individual grains of sand. NASA recently released the largest Hubble Space Telescope image ever assembled, displaying sweeping views of a portion of the Andromeda galaxy (M31). Though the galaxy is over 2 million light-years away, the Hubble telescope is powerful enough to resolve individual stars in a…

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Dec 2, 2014

The World at Night with Clear Skies and No Light Pollution

The World at Night with Clear Skies and No Light Pollution

Ben Coffman is a landscape photographer based out of Portland, Oregon, who specializes in night photography, in particular ‘landscape astrophotography’ featuring the Milky Way. Not only does this give Ben the opportunity to explore the great outdoors, but it lets us city dwellers gain a greater appreciation for the awe-inspiring night sky as well…

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Nov 2, 2014

Timelapse Photographer Capturing the Milky Way Films Giant Fireball in the Sky

Timelapse Photographer Capturing the Milky Way Films Giant Fireball in the Sky

Photographer Wes Eisenhauer was filming a timelapse of the Milky Way Galaxy on the night of 16 October 2014 when he captured an incredible fireball in the sky. The phenomenon is referred to as a bolide which is a very bright meteor of an apparent magnitude of −14 or brighter.

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