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  • 4/4/2006 Nearby Dust Clouds in the Milky Way Nearby Dust Clouds in the Milky Way ... photographed similar dense knots of dust and gas in our Milky Way Galaxy. This cosmic dust, however, is not a nuisance. ... field. NGC 281 is located nearly 9,500 light-years away in the direction of the constellation Cassiopeia. ... Image Type: Astronomical
  • 7/22/2010 Triple-star System Passes near Milky Way's Central Black Hole Triple-star System Passes near Milky Way's Central Black Hole ... the star HE 0437-5439 acquired enough energy to be ejected from our Milky Way galaxy. In this scenario, a triple-star system, consisting of a close ... Image Type: Illustration
  • 12/10/1998 Dr. Mario Livio Dr. Mario Livio Dr. Mario Livio of the Space Telescope Science Institute. Credit: STScI Image Type: Photograph
  • 1/6/1993 NASA's International Ultraviolet Explorer NASA's International Ultraviolet Explorer Image Type: Photograph
  • 7/22/2010 A Speeding Star is Caught on Hubble's Camera A Speeding Star is Caught on Hubble's Camera ... star that was kicked out of the center of our Milky Way galaxy with enough energy to escape the galaxy's ... The stellar outcast is rocketing through the Milky Way's distant outskirts at 1.6 million miles an ... Image Type: Astronomical
  • 5/31/2012 Collision Scenario for Milky Way and Andromeda Galaxy Encounter Collision Scenario for Milky Way and Andromeda Galaxy Encounter This illustration shows the inevitable collision between our Milky Way galaxy and the Andromeda galaxy approximately 4 billion years from ... 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
  • 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
  • 5/25/2011 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
  • 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
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