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Enceladus’ Silhouette

Enceladus’ Silhouette

This evocative movie of four planets more mass…

This evocative movie of four planets more massive than Jupiter orbiting the young star HR 8799 is a composite of sorts, including images taken over seven years at the W.M. Keck observatory in Hawaii.

The movie clearly doesn’t show full orbits, which will take many more years to collect. The closest-in planet circles the star in around 40 years; the furthest takes more than 400 years.

Credit: Jason Wang and Christian Marois 

Ghost NebulaImage Credit: T.A. Rector/Universi…

Ghost Nebula

Image Credit: T.A. Rector/University of Alaska Anchorage, H. Schweiker/WIYN and NOAO/AURA/NSF

Full moon – For more images of the cosmos Clic…

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M42 The Orion Nebula & M43 The Running Man…

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Starless Horsehead Nebula – For more images of…

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Orion Widefield – For more images of the cosmo…

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M42/43, NGC 1977 area. – For more images of th…

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Small Particles in Saturn’s Rings [3200 …

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M31 – Andromeda Galaxy. First light for a comp…

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