Jan Hartley
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M 81 (Bode’s Galaxy), M 82 (Cigar Galaxy) and part of IFN, Messier 81 (Bode’s Galaxy or NGC 3031) and Messier 82 (Cigar Galaxy or NGC 3034) are respectively spiral and starburst galaxy about 12 million light-years away in the constellation Ursa Major.This couple is seen through the faint glow of an Integrated Flux Nebulae (or IFN). Credit: Emil Ivanov

(Bode’s & Messier 82 (Cigar are respectively spiral & starburst galaxies about 12 mly away in Ursa Major.This couple is seen through the faint glow of an Integrated Flux Nebulae (or IFN).

superbubble

Chandra spies on superbubbles - huge cavities in the gas clouds around massive stars, carved by supernova winds and shock waves.

The hum of the Amazon

The hum of the Amazon

Flamingos and Bolivia's Salar De Uyuni

Chile was just the teeniest tiniest little bit of a letdown. We came to South America expecting South American culture and found a country with no personal ide

Trifid Nebula (M20) - Located in the constellation of Sagittarius, the beautiful nebula is a dynamic cloud of gas and dust where stars are being born. The nebula's distance from the Solar System remains in dispute, but it is generally agreed to be somewhere between 2,200 to 9,000 light years away. - Credit: Gemini Observatory Image

Trifid Emission Nebula in Gemini Astronomy Christmas Tree Ornament, one of the great Space & Astronomy Christmas Tree Ornaments from Spacemart's Space & Astronomy Christmas gift collection.

Astronomical Images from Gemini Observatory located in the deserts of northern Chile, whose dry, clear skies and high altitude make for unmatched stargazing.

Astronomical Images from Gemini Observatory located in the deserts of northern Chile, whose dry, clear skies and high altitude make for unmatched stargazing.

Gemini Observatory: Exploring The Universe, Sharing Its Wonders

The planetary nebula was photographed by the Gemini telescope through three filters (hydrogen, helium and oxygen). Credit: Gemini Observatory/Aura/C & E Photos.

Gemini Images a Psychedelic Stellar Nursery | Gemini Observatory

A portion of the Lagoon nebula imaged by Argentinean astronomers Julia Arias and Rodolfo Barbá using the Gemini South telescope with the Gemini Multi-Object Spectrograph.