NASAu2019s Astronomy Picture Of The Day: Hubble 25th Anniversary: Pillars Of Creation

NASA’s Astronomy Picture Of The Day: Hubble 25th Anniversary: Pillars Of Creation

The Pillars of Creation, 2015 version. This is a new view of one of the Hubble Space Telescope's most iconic images! (Image Credit: NASA, ESA, and The Hubble Heritage Team (STScI / AURA)) via Astronomy Picture of the Day

Incredible image of so many planets lining up so perfectly

August 17, 2016 at 12:26AM

NASA Astronomy Picture of the Day 2016 August 16 Five Planets and the Moon over Australia It is not a coincidence that planets line up. That’s because all of the planets orbit the Sun in (nearly) a single sheet called the plane of the ecliptic.

24 Pictures that MIGHT blow your mind...

24 Pictures that MIGHT blow your mind...

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The Comet Jacques ( 70 million km away), and the Heart & Soul Nebulae (7.500 light years away) team up to drop some cosmic perspective. Image Credit: Michael Jaeger / Astronomy Picture of the Day (APOD) 1 light year: 9.4 trillion kilometers

The Comet Jacques ( 70 million km away), and the Heart & Soul Nebulae light years away) team up to drop some cosmic perspective. Image Credit: Michael Jaeger / Astronomy Picture of the Day (APOD) 1 light year: trillion kilometers

This is the Carina Nebula, an interstellar cloud of dust, hydrogen, helium and other ionized gases. It lies within our own Milky Way galaxy, about 6,500-10,000 light-years from Earth.

Thought of this in my weird dream going into another galaxy underworld (pretty sure it was inspired by Stranger Things). I said in my dream a good idea for my birthday party could be a galaxy themed sleepover!

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Thanks so much for pointing that out, Mr. I can always count on you to remind me of how terrifying and inescapable reality is :)

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