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I know that space doesn’t look like this in real life, but that does not stop these images from tickling my fancy and sense of adventure . . .

Category: Science, Weekend

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2 Responses to “Star-Forming Region NGC 1763”

  1. Jojo says:

    It does look like that IF we had the right range of vision capabilities.

  2. thomas hudson says:

    nasa had a press conf today on the results of a rocket they launched to take high resolution picutres of the sun’s corona.

    The High Resolution Coronal Imager, or Hi-C, captured the highest-resolution images ever taken of the million-degree solar corona using a resolution five times higher than previous imagers. The corona is hotter than the solar surface and is the location where solar flares occur and energy is released that drive solar storms that can impact Earth.