#January2017

Space Swoon: The Earth And Moon As Seen From Mars

the earth and moon from mars

Want some perspective? Here is the Earth and Moon, as seen from Mars.

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NASA Launching Spacecraft In 2020s To Study Jupiter’s Asteroids And Another Made Of Metal

nasa jupiter spacecraft 2020s asteroid

NASA is aiming to do some dope shit in the 2020s. Expecting to launch spacecraft to study Jupiter’s asteroids, and also another one made of metal. Sounds dope! I’m, uh, just not optimistic about us/them making it until then.

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Astronomers Have Photographed A Rare Double Ring Galaxy

double ring galaxy

Fuck! Looks like today’s posts are all about space. How is this, how is this for your astronomical-prostate? Astronomers have spotted a double ring galaxy. Yeah, it’s rad, right? Yeah, it’s rubbing right up against the space-gland, innit?

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Space Swoon: Mars Has Craters With Glorious Hues

martian crater hues

Mars got itself some gorgeous craters, with some gorgeous hued slopes.

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Space Swoon: Hubble Captures A Cosmic Megamaser

hubble captures cosmic megamaser

Well, I saw goddamn. I already thought that space was bad ass. But apparently there are structures out there called “megamasers”?! Tremendous.

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Space Swoon: Sunlight Upon Saturn’s North Pole

saturn north pole cassini

Man, Saturn is decently away from the Sun. Like, you know.¬†888.2 million miles. But that doesn’t mean sunlight can’t illuminate its north¬†pole.

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Space Swoon: Solar Winds Upon The Northern Lights In Canada

northern-lights-canada-solar-winds

The Sun was straight celebrating the end of the year, too. Sending some energetic particles to smash into the Northern Lights in Canada.

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Space Swoon: This Cosmic Region Looks Like A Winter Wonderland

ngc 6357 nasa winter wonderland

Ain’t no seasons in space. None, none at all. But that don’t mean its gorgeous glimpses don’t provide invocations of places, times, and specific sentiments. Like a Winter Wonderland.

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Space Swoon: Saturn’s Rings In Gorgeous Detail

NASA Images Suggest the ExoMars Lander Exploded During Landing

nasa exomars lander

Bummer! Big bummer for the European Space Agency. Images provided by NASA suggest that the ExoMars lander exploded as it attempted to land on the Red Planet.

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