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LMC – Milky Way’s Galactic Neighbour


Image credit:P. Horálek/ESO Large Magellanic Cloud: Milky Way’s Galactic Neighbour *****************************    In This Post – BBQ Tuesday Milky Way’s galactic neighbour *****************************   A timely reminder: Last public meeting of the year – Tuesday 17th December 2019 Barbecue Our end-of-year barbecue is planned for this Tuesday 17th December at […] Read more»

Black Hole is Boosting Star Birth

Black hole boosting star birth

This composite image combines data from NASA’s Chandra X-ray Observatory and the NSF’s Karl Jansky Very Large Array (VLA). Chandra observed powerful X-rays (red) produced by hot gas circling around a black hole at the center of a galaxy located 9.9 billion light-years from Earth. The VLA was used to […] 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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