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  • 5/25/2011 Blue Straggler Formation Blue Straggler Formation ... burn hotter and bluer. Probing the star-filled, ancient hub of our Milky Way, the Hubble Space Telescope has found blue stragglers for the first ... Image Type: Artwork
  • 1/11/2012 Planets Everywhere Planets Everywhere ... gives an impression of how common planets are around the stars in the Milky Way. The planets, their orbits, and their host stars are all vastly magnified ... Image Type: Artwork
  • 5/31/2012 Nighttime Sky View of Future Galaxy Merger: Present Day Nighttime Sky View of Future Galaxy Merger: Present Day ... is a nighttime view of the current sky, with the bright belt of our Milky Way. The Andromeda galaxy lies 2.5 million light-years away and looks like a faint spindle, several times the diameter of the full ... Image Type: Illustration
  • 5/31/2012 Fate of Sun After Galaxy Collision Fate of Sun After Galaxy Collision ... before-and-after comparison of the size of our Milky Way galaxy at present, and after it fully completes ... galaxy of aging stars. Our Sun now orbits in the Milky Way's disk. But after the merger, it likely will ... Image Type: Illustration
  • 5/25/2011 Hubble Finds Blue Straggler Stars in the Galactic Bulge Hubble Finds Blue Straggler Stars in the Galactic Bulge ... deep into the star-filled, ancient hub of our Milky Way (left), the Hubble Space Telescope has found a ... core population from foreground stars in the Milky Way. It's not clear how blue stragglers form, ... Image Types: Astronomical, Illustration
  • 5/31/2012 Nighttime Sky View of Future Galaxy Merger: 3.75 Billion Years Nighttime Sky View of Future Galaxy Merger: 3.75 Billion Years Andromeda fills the field of view. The Milky Way begins to show distortion due to tidal pull from Andromeda. Science ... Image Type: Illustration
  • 4/4/2006 Image of the Constellation Cassiopeia Image of the Constellation Cassiopeia ... constellation Cassiopeia was taken by Akira Fujii. The center bar of the Milky Way Galaxy runs through the middle of the constellation and the image. ... Image Type: Astronomical
  • 5/31/2012 Nighttime Sky View of Future Galaxy Merger: 5.1 Billion Years Nighttime Sky View of Future Galaxy Merger: 5.1 Billion Years During the second close passage, the cores of the Milky Way and Andromeda appear as a pair of bright lobes. Star-forming nebulae ... Image Type: Illustration
  • 5/31/2012 Nighttime Sky View of Future Galaxy Merger: 3.85-3.9 Billion Years Nighttime Sky View of Future Galaxy Merger: 3.85-3.9 Billion Years During the first close approach, the sky is ablaze with new star formation, which is evident in a plethora of emission nebulae and open young star clusters. Science Illustration Credit: NASA, ESA, Z. Levay ... Image Type: Illustration
  • 5/25/2011 Compass and Scale Image of Hubble SWEEPS Field Compass and Scale Image of Hubble SWEEPS Field Illustration Credit: NASA, ESA, and Z. Levay (STScI) Science Credit: NASA, ESA, W. Clarkson (Indiana University and UCLA), and K. Sahu (STScI) Object Names: SWEEPS Field Image Types: Astronomical, Illustration
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