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Photo: LMC - N49, or, Supernova remnant . N 49 , or, Stellar shrapnel, is the brightest supernova remnant in the Large Magellanic Cloud, approximately 160,000 light - years from Earth. It has been assessed to be roughly 50,000 years old. The latest pictures of N 49 by the Chandra X - Ray Observatory have revealed a bullet - shaped object traveling at about 5 million miles an hour away from a bright X - ray and gamma - ray point source, probably a neutron star with an extremely powerful…

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from 9GAG

All the colors of the universe

All the colors of the universe, they are pretty........ OUT OF THIS WORLD! HAHAHAHAHHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHILOVEPUNSHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA

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NASA 4) Butterfly Nebula (NGC 6302) Located in the constellation Scorpius, the structure of this nebula is one of the most fragile and complex that has ever been studied. The butterfly shape has lead scientists to name it's structure a "bipolar structure."

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from POPSUGAR Tech

28 Insane Space Facts That'll Make You Happy to Be Alive

Galaxy that looks like a rose, taken by the Hubble telescope. I think I might like to Rule here... (giggle)

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Endless: This all-sky view of the entire near-infrared sky reveals the distribution of galaxies beyond the Milky Way. The image is derived from the 2MASS Extended Source Catalog, which contains more than 1.5 million galaxies, and the Point Source Catalog, which holds nearly 500 million stars within the Milky Way. The galaxies are color coded for distances obtained by various surveys. The nearest sources are blue, moderately distant sources are green, and red represents the farthest so

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3 theories for the shape of the universe: (a) positive curvature, (b) negative curvature, and (c) zero curvature. Observations suggest that the three spatial dimensions of our universe have a flat or nearly flat geometry. The density parameter Ω0 is the ratio of the density of the universe to the critical density. By this definition Ω0= 1 for a flat universe.

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The possible outcomes to the fate of the Universe rest on the 95% of it we have currently no idea about: dark matter and dark energy

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