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Space Is Beautiful (17 Pics)

Space: the final frontier. Or at least the next one. I’d give my life saving for a ride in space. I’d get on that one-way rocket to Mars. Hell, I’d put on a spacesuit and hop in a giant slingshot if I thought it’d get the job done.

1. The Mars 2020 rover has left the building! It will land on Mars 1 year from now!

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2. New Horizons as it approached it’s closest to Pluto.

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3. The Earth and The Moon as seen through Saturns rings.

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5. An HDR shot of today’s martian occult.

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6. These diagrams show the patterns that these planets make in our skies.

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7. Olympus Mons is the tallest mountain in our solar system, located on Mars it stands at 24 kilometers high (16 miles) and is 3 times taller than Mount Everest.

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8. This is the observable Universe on a logarithmic scale with the Solar System at the center. The layers in order: Kuiper belt, Oort cloud, Alpha Centauri star, Perseus Arm, Milky Way galaxy, Andromeda galaxy, nearby galaxies, the cosmic web, cosmic microwave radiation, invisible plasma from Big Bang.

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9. The Andromeda Galaxy contains 1 trillion stars and is 2.5 million light years from Earth. This was captured from my backyard with 6 hours of exposure time.

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10. The Eye of Sauron in deep space. This is almost 13 hours of exposure time.

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11. I made history the other day as the first amateur to image the whole relativistic jet from the black hole of Centaurus A taking nearly 70 hours of exposure.

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12. Jupiter is an art masterpiece.

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13. What a difference from our earlier images.

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Moon shadow during sun eclipse

15. In December 2008, Venus, Jupiter and Moon aligned to form a smiley face. People in Australia saw happy face smiley whereas people in the North saw a sad face smiley 🙂

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16. The Dolphin Nebula.

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17. Each dot you see in this image isn’t a star. It’s an entire galaxy, each containing roughly a billion stars of their own.

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