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15 Space Pictures That Will Actually Make You Think

Thursday, July 9, 2015 14:13
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1. This is what a nebula looks like in visible light versus infrared.

NASA, ESA/Hubble and the Hubble Heritage Team / spacetelescope.org / spacetelescope.org

2. This is the Earth-moon distance to scale.

en.wikipedia.org

3. This is how thin our atmosphere actually is

NASA / Via lasp.colorado.edu

There’s a reason scientists sometimes refer to it as the thin blue line.

4. This is what a sunset looks like on Mars.

mars.nasa.gov

5. For the first astronauts on Mars, Earth will be just a tiny speck in the sky.

NASA/JPL-Caltech/MSSS/TAMU / Via jpl.nasa.gov

6. This is what it looks like when planets form around a star.

ALMA (NRAO/ESO/NAOJ); C. Brogan, B. Saxton (NRAO/AUI/NSF)

The orange disk that surrounds the star it is made up of dust and gas. The dark bands in the image are where the gas and dust has been swept up by newly formed planet.

7. This picture shows the sun reflecting off the sea on Saturn’s moon Titan.

NASA/JPL-Caltech/University of Arizona/University of Idaho / Via jpl.nasa.gov

Yes, some moons have seas.

8. This is what Saturn looks like from the other side, with the sun behind it.

NASA/JPL/Space Science Institute / Via photojournal.jpl.nasa.gov

9. And that tiny dot just inside Saturn’s second ring is Earth.

NASA/JPL

To paraphrase Carl Sagan, everyone you’ve ever loved or hated or even just met once and have no strong opinion on lives on those few pixels.

10. This is the sharpest image the Hubble Space Telescope has ever taken.

NASA, ESA, J. Dalcanton, B.F. Williams, and L.C. Johnson (University of Washington), the PHAT team, and R. Gendler

It’s part of our neighbour the Andromeda galaxy. The full size version contains more than a 100 million stars.

11. This is what it looks like when a small galaxy passes behind a bigger spiral one.

NASA, ESA, S. Beckwith (STScI), and The Hubble Heritage Team STScI/AURA) / Via spacetelescope.org

The encounter has been going on for hundred of million years already.

12. This is what it looks like when two spiral galaxies collide.

NASA, ESA, and the Hubble Heritage Team (STScI/AURA)-ESA/Hubble Collaboration

Consider it a bit of a preview for when our galaxy the Milky Way merges with our neighboring galaxy Andromeda in billions of years.

13. This is what the south pole of Jupiter looks like.

NASA/JPL/Space Science Institute / Via nasa.gov

The map is made up of pictures taken in 2000 by the Cassini spacecraft.

14. This is a tiny patch of the sky, and every speck of light in this image is a galaxy.

NASA, ESA, G. Illingworth, D. Magee, and P. Oesch (University of California, Santa Cruz), R. Bouwens (Leiden University), and the HUDF09 Team / Via hubblesite.org

(Apart from a few, which are stars – you can tell those apart because there are little spikes of light radiating from them.)

15. This is what a spiral galaxy looks like side on.NASA/ESA / spacetelescope.org / spacetelescope.org

In visible light and in infrared, for good measure. It’s called the sombrero galaxy, for obvious reasons.

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  • Eggzactly

    Cool Pics, Thanks.

  • karutzar

    Photoshop is great software. :lol:

    • K¡llúḿ¡ńàṫ¡✝☪ ॐ ﷲ ✡

      Fake Viral Photos That Totally Fooled People. :lol:
      These old pictures by Photoshop is great by microsoft :idea:
      we see nothing do nothing till you hear from Nasa :arrow:
      A rocket has been launched into space :?:
      There are many people understandable reasons why don’t tell us :idea:
      Don’t tell people what you are going to launched :mad:

  • STRAW

    You ever wonder why they don’t show the real pic and just artist rendition of way out planets….its because they have never been more than 400 miles above the earth…there fake and they are lying about going way out in space…think I’m full of BS show me one real pic from space other than just above earth..there are none!

    • Geeper

      Why bother, when you’ve just told us that you’ve decided they’re all fake?

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