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Nasa marks 50 years of space photography - in pictures

A dying star throws a cosmic tantrum in this combined image from Nasa's Spitzer Space Telescope and the Galaxy Evolution Explorer. The star's dusty outer layers are unraveling into space, glowing from the intense ultraviolet radiation being pumped out by the hot stellar core. This object, called the Helix nebula, lies 650 light years away in the constellation of Aquarius

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Twelve jaw-droppingly beautiful pictures of space

(Picture: Nasa, ESA and the Hubble Heritage Team) A pair of interacting galaxies called Arp 273. Nasa believes the smaller galaxy has passed through the larger one, causing the ripple effect.

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20 Surreal Space Exploration Images That Will Give You Mind-Bending Dreams

Dreaming of space exploration? Check out this photo album for inspiration! #earthspacescience #FLVS

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from the Guardian

Voyager: a space odyssey – in pictures

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from Smashing Magazine

Stunning Space Photography

NGC 2818, located in our neighbouring Large Magellanic Cloud, in a star-forming region near the Tarantula Nebula.

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from BuzzFeed

31 Spectacular Views Of Earth From Space

31 Spectacular Views Of Earth From Space - ❅ www.pinterest.com/WhoLoves/Outer-Space ❅ #OuterSpace #Earth

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Astronomers have found a spiral galaxy that may be spinning to the beat of a different cosmic drummer. To the surprise of astronomers, the galaxy, called NGC 4622, appears to be rotating in the opposite direction to what they expected. Pictures from the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope helped astronomers determine that the galaxy may be spinning clockwise by showing which side of the galaxy is closer to Earth.

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