Space and Astronomy Megathread (MERGED) - Part 1

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  1. Mondragon

    Mondragon My other Avi is Gaucho Mickey ≈ character.

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    And chances we and our little planet are also a statistic in some aliens calculations? :up::woot:
     
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    How in the world does a galaxy formation have the symmetry of a snail's shell?
    This makes you think wether there is a hidden pattern by design in nature.
    Truly mind bending stuff.
     
  3. Marvolo

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    Or that this symmetry is the logical and most likely conclusion in nature.

    http://science.howstuffworks.com/math-concepts/fibonacci-nature1.htm
     
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    jmc away for a while

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    The Golden Ratio is used in art, design and architecture all the time. It's a very pleasing ratio to the eye.
     
  5. Teelie

    Teelie The Incredulous Spider-Man

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    The Golden Ratio is not always applicable and is not the same as Fibonacci numbers although they are connected.

     
  6. DJ_KiDDvIcIOUs

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    This Hubble's star explosion time-lapse video is real

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    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/V838_Monocerotis#Models

    No mere words can describe how awesome this is
     
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    NASA releases spectacular X-ray image of an entire spiral galaxy

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    http://apod.nasa.gov/apod/astropix.html

    Freaking cool
     
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    The last two posts before mine are pure gold, awesome stuff :up:
     
  9. DJ_KiDDvIcIOUs

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    The 600,000 asteroids that we've discovered so far is one scary view

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    https://b612foundation.org/videos/scott-manley-video-asteroid-discovery-1980-2012/

    Well it is comforting knowing most aren't that big it still blows my mind that is only 1% and it is rather hard to detect these suckers
     
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    No human has seen tonight's full honey moon in almost 100 years

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    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_V5cFPmjdKg

    Go to the link to catch it live if conditions in your area aren't favorable
     
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    That looks like two glaxies in the process of colliding.
     
  12. DJ_KiDDvIcIOUs

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    NASA found the anti-Sauron!

    http://www.nasa.gov/content/goddard/hubble-eyes-golden-rings-of-star-formation/#.U5sJiZRdXU8

    Space is just awesome
     
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    New beautiful photo reveals the violent birth of a star

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    A very amazing thing to behold
     
  14. DJ_KiDDvIcIOUs

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    A giant dragon just emerged from the Sun

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    https://www.flickr.com/photos/gsfc/14251619410/?rb=1

    Sweet pic!
     
  15. Mondragon

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    The Famous "Eye of God" Nebula May Actually Be Weeping Tears Of Water

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    http://www.aanda.org/articles/aa/abs/2014/06/aa22940-13/aa22940-13.html

    http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201322941

    It's astounding how much we learn about the universe every day
     
  17. DJ_KiDDvIcIOUs

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    Happy 5th Anniversary, Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter!

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    http://www.nasa.gov/content/goddard/nasa-lro-s-moon-as-art-collection-is-revealed/#.U6HUGo1dWj4

    There some really cool pics at the link
     
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    Elon Musk vows for 2026 manned Mars mission—wants self-sustaining city

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    http://www.nbcnews.com/science/space/elon-musk-promises-spacex-will-stay-course-mars-n133971

    THere is so much win and awesomeness with Elon it isn't even funny. This guy is what we need pushing us forward right now
     
  19. Piper Maru

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    Astronomy is one subject that I am truly passionate about, it's good to see others interested in it.
     
  20. NewYorkSpider

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    I've always been fascinated with Space and Astronomy ever since I was little. It's amazing how large this universe is and what could be lurking in it.
     
  21. DJ_KiDDvIcIOUs

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    I often stare up into the stars at night and try to get a glimmer of just how large and amazing this universe is. When you think about the scope of it and how small we truly are in the grand scheme of things it is absolutely humbling
     
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    Carl Sagan: Pale Blue Dot

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  23. DJ_KiDDvIcIOUs

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    Love Carl, and Neil is the next generation!
     
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    First ever 360-degree time-lapse bends space and mind

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    http://www.vincentbrady.com/planetarypanoramas

    Very cool
     
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    NASA wants to send a quadcopter drone to Titan

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    Now that the tech is feasible this seems like the only way we should proceed
     

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