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Starry Night by Vincent van Gogh

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Painting Credit: Vincent van Gogh Digital Rendering: MoMA, Google Arts & Culture, via Wikipedia Starry Night by Vincent van Gogh The painting Starry Night is one of the most famous icons of the night sky ever created. The scene was painted by Vincent van Gogh in southern France in 1889. The swirling style of Starry Night appears, to many, to […] Read more»



New Moons of Saturn

New moons of Saturn

This illustration shows the orbits of 20 newly-found moons of Saturn, giving the ringed planet a total of 82 moons. Saturn has overtaken Jupiter as the solar system’s satellite king. (Image credit: Illustration: Carnegie Institution for Science.)   20 New Moons Found Around Saturn – Snagging Satellite Record from Jupiter Astronomers [have] […] Read more»



Spitzer’s Orion

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Image Credit: NASA, JPL-Caltech Spitzer’s Orion  Few cosmic vistas excite the imagination like the Orion Nebula, an immense stellar nursery some 1,500 light-years away. Spanning about 40 light-years across the region, this infrared image from the Spitzer Space Telescope was constructed from data intended to monitor the brightness of the nebula’s young stars, many still surrounded by […] Read more»





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