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ageofdestruction:

tick: Neptune and Triton, photographed 5 times by Hubble Space Telescope, August 2002.
Note that Triton has a retrograde orbit, opposite to the direction of the planet’s spin. More gifs. More Neptune. More Triton.
Contrast decreased for reasons of art.
[From Proposal 9393].
Image credit: NASA/ESA/STScl. Animation: AgeOfDestruction.

Seen through a methane band.

pappubahry:

ageofdestruction:

tick: Neptune and Triton, photographed 5 times by Hubble Space Telescope, August 2002.

Note that Triton has a retrograde orbit, opposite to the direction of the planet’s spin. More gifs. More Neptune. More Triton.

Contrast decreased for reasons of art.

[From Proposal 9393].

Image credit: NASA/ESA/STScl. Animation: AgeOfDestruction.

Seen through a methane band.

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luisargerich.com
the-star-stuff:

The Eta Carina Nebula
NGC 3372, the second brightest nebula in the sky after the great Orion Nebula. This nebula is visible to the naked eye from the South hemisphere and host the hypergiant star Eta Carina, the most likely candidate in our galaxy to become a hypernova.
Photographed by Luis Argerich

the-star-stuff:

The Eta Carina Nebula

NGC 3372, the second brightest nebula in the sky after the great Orion Nebula. This nebula is visible to the naked eye from the South hemisphere and host the hypergiant star Eta Carina, the most likely candidate in our galaxy to become a hypernova.

Photographed by Luis Argerich

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kenobi-wan-obi:

A Spectre in the Eastern Veil

The Veil Nebula itself is a large supernova remnant, the expanding debris cloud from the death explosion of a massive star.

kenobi-wan-obi:

A Spectre in the Eastern Veil

The Veil Nebula itself is a large supernova remnant, the expanding debris cloud from the death explosion of a massive star.

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