This Mind-blowing Photo of the Milky Way Shows 84 Million Stars in 9 Billion Pixels
The Milky Way - 84 Million Stars in 9 Billion Pixels via petapixel: The image is a composite of thousands of photos shot by the VISTA survey camera by Astronomers at the European Southern Observatory’s Paranal Observatory in Chile. if you were to print out this image as a standard book photograph, it would be nearly 30-feet wide and 23-feet. Here is the link to the zoomable image. http://www.eso.org/public/images/eso1242a/zoomable/ #Astronomy #Milky_Way
Simeis 147 (Spaghetti Nebula) is a large SN remnant in the constellations of Taurus & Auriga. It is the result of a SN explosion about 40,000 yrs ago. It is 3000 ly away & about 140 ly across
Nova imagem da Nebulosa Carina é divulgada por observatório no Chile
Combinação de imagens de nebulosa foi feita pelo ESO e divulgada nesta quinta (6) (Foto: ESO/Divulgação)
NGC 2170: Celestial Still Life In this celestial still life composed with a cosmic brush, dusty nebula NGC 2170 shines left of image center. Reflecting the light of nearby hot stars, NGC 2170 is joined by other bluish reflection nebulae, a red emission region, many dark absorption nebulae, and a backdrop of colorful stars...