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Un océan d'eau liquide sous la surface d'Encelade, lune de Saturne

Un océan d'eau liquide sous la surface d'Encelade, petite lune de Saturne

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Mimas : Une lune de Saturne pourrait contenir un océan liquide

The Obscure, Beautiful Moons of the Outer Planets This charming baby right here is Miranda, one of the 27 known moons of Uranus. Soon enough, you guys will learn that I’m an absolute fucking fanatic...

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Hubble signe un superbe portrait de la galaxie M 83

The vibrant magentas and blues in this Hubble image of the barred spiral galaxy reveal that the galaxy is ablaze with star formation. Also known as the Southern Pinwheel, the galaxy lies 15 million light-years away in the constellation Hydra.

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Portrait de la Voie Lactée

This is a really gorgeous painting by Jacopo Tintoretto depicting the "Origin of the Milky Way, Jupiter (Zeus) seeks to give immortality to his son, Hercules, conceived during an illicit affair with a mortal woman Alcmene. He knows that...

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La galaxie la plus dense jamais observée

The densest galaxy in the nearby part of the Universe may have been found. Packed with an extraordinary number of stars, this unusual galaxy is providing astronomers with clues to its intriguing past and how it fits into the galactic evolutionary...

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Impressionnants portraits dans l'ultraviolet du Grand et Petit Nuage de Magellan

Where are the hottest stars in the nearest galaxies? To help find out, NASA commissioned its Earth-orbiting Swift satellite to compile a multi-image mosaic of the neighboring Large Magellanic Cloud (LMC) galaxy in ultraviolet light.

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Le bulbe central de notre galaxie aurait une forme de cacahuète

Le bulbe central de notre galaxie en forme de cacahuète (image ESO)

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Une galaxie entre "deux âges" photographiée par Hubble

La galaxie en transition NGC 5010 photographiée par Hubble

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Nuée d'étoiles photographiée par Hubble

La galaxie naine ESO 540-31 photographiée par Hubble

The Seven Sisters, also known as the Pleiades star cluster, looking over Reunion & Mauritius Islands in a moonlit Indian Ocean captured by NASA astronaut Karen Nyberg from the International Space Station 19:57 GMT 25 August 2013.