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NASA may have witnessed the birth of a black hole for the first time ever

NASA may have witnessed the birth of a black hole for the first time ever

This beautiful thing is hiding a black hole. Composite image of including x-ray, infrared and radio imagery. (Credit: X-ray: NASA/CXC/MIT/L.Lopez et al.

Aurora  Taken by Øistein Hansen on February 20, 2014 @ Nikon D800-Nikkor 14-24mm ED f/2,8. Nikon D7000 - Tokina 11-16mm f/2,8

Aurora Taken by Øistein Hansen on February 20, 2014 @ Nikon D800-Nikkor 14-24mm ED f/2,8. Nikon D7000 - Tokina 11-16mm f/2,8

Heralded as the most famous celestial band -- second only to the rings of Saturn -- the Ring Nebula (also categorized as M57) glows with impressive "looping structures," in a way that looks stunningly like a giant blooming flower floating in space. Luckily for us, the Hubble Space Telescope captured an image in beautiful detail, considering the Ring Nebula exists 2,000 light years away from Earth.

Ring Nebula Looks Like A Beautiful Space Flower (PHOTO)

Heralded as the most famous celestial band -- second only to the rings of Saturn -- the Ring Nebula (also categorized as M57) glows with impressive "looping structures," in a way that looks stunningly like a giant blooming flower floating in space. Luckily for us, the Hubble Space Telescope captured an image in beautiful detail, considering the Ring Nebula exists 2,000 light years away from Earth.

One Ring to Rule Them All... plus a surprise star    via Phil Plait on Google+    This incredible, deep image of the famous Ring Nebula (processed by Andre van Der Hoeven) is gorgeous, and cool all on its own. But it also shows the actual motion of a star shooting across space... over nearly a century!    http://www.slate.com/blogs/bad_astronomy/2012/12/24/ring_nebula_a_new_picture_shows_a_star_moving_across_the_sky_photo.html

One Ring to Rule Them All... plus a surprise star via Phil Plait on Google+ This incredible, deep image of the famous Ring Nebula (processed by Andre van Der Hoeven) is gorgeous, and cool all on its own. But it also shows the actual motion of a star shooting across space... over nearly a century! http://www.slate.com/blogs/bad_astronomy/2012/12/24/ring_nebula_a_new_picture_shows_a_star_moving_across_the_sky_photo.html

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