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Mapping Voyager 1's Incredible 36-Year Trek Through Space [Infographic]

Mapping Voyager 1's Incredible 36-Year Trek Through Space [Infographic]

Voyager 1 | Now approximately 11.8 billion miles away, Voyager 1 continues its lonesome trek through the heliosheath, a transitional region that borders interstellar space. Traveling about 36,000 miles per hour, the probe will pass into interstellar space by the end of the decade, scientists estimate, making it the first human-made object ever to do so. [Space - Infographic - Solar System]


This Is A Map Of The Entire Universe, Squeezed Into One Mind-Boggling Image

This stunning spherical image manages to cram in the entire universe, including our Solar System at the centre. The mind-boggling image also packs in the outer planets, Kuiper belt, Oort cloud, Alpha Cetauri star and the cosmic web along with the Milky Way galaxy, Andromeda galaxy and other nearby galaxies

from Etsy

Science art - Wright’s Celestial Map of the Universe (1742) astronomy educational poster - 13"x19" 32.9x48.3 cm recovered image


A limited edition grand orrery, George Gyori, recent, mounted on a wooden ebonised base, separated by brass and wooden columns, engraved wit...


Sword Of Orion: Orion constellation is known for 3 stars in short straight row called Orion’s Belt. A curved line of stars hangs from the three BELT stars; they're called Orion’s Sword as if a weapon with armor. The Orion Nebula is about midway down in the Sword of Orion, aka M42, a stellar nursery where new stars are being born. #DdO:) - - UNIVERSE LIGHTS. Pinned via freyboss ASTRONOMY board from futuristicnews. Link= easy map.

from Mail Online

Spinning Mercury: Nasa reveal stunning animation showing giant craters on the planet's surface

Mercury: The images were created using a mosaic of pictures from Nasa's messenger spacecraft, which were then combined to create a video 'flyby' of the planet. 2013