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a long time ago in a galaxy far far away #starwars

a long time ago in a galaxy far far away #starwars

Behold, the active monster Centaurus A. The galaxy itself is a mess; it has suffered multiple collisions with other galaxies, creating chaos on a cosmic scale, 13 million light-years away. Credit & Copyright: Amateur astronomer Rolf Olsen Telescope: 25 cm (10 inch) mirror / 120 hour exposure

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…

Luke is like "Hey, I'm sure this soup is delicious but I'm not really hungry so can we please get a move on here I feel like we're wasting our time." and Yoda just...sighs gravely and turns away and summons Obi-Wan's spirit and is like, "I cannot teach him...much anger in him...like his father." Like Yoda PLEASE chill all he did was refuse your five-alarm chili and you're already having flashbacks to Anakin slaughtering a roomful of children.

Quasar- this is a black hole that is the brightest object in the universe and is thousands of times brighter than the stars in a galaxy combined! Light is shot out of either end in extremely long distances. The light we see coming from these today is very old meaning there are no quasars recently. They are all from far away but a new one can appear at any moment

from NASA

Hubble Spies Spiral Galaxy

Hubble Spies Spiral Galaxy Spiral galaxy NGC 3274 is a relatively faint galaxy located over 20 million light-years away in the constellation of Leo (The Lion).