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The Fukang meteorite was found in the mountains near Fukang, China in 2000. Pallasites are a type of stony–iron meteorite with beautiful olivine crystals.

The Fukang meteorite was found in the mountains near Fukang, China in 2000. Pallasites are a type of stony–iron meteorite with beautiful olivine crystals.

Bouquet Agate from a place near Carrasco Ranchito, Chihuahua, Mexico

Bouquet Agate from a place near Carrasco Ranchito, Chihuahua, Mexico

This is a deep image of the Sword of Orion - the three stars that make up the weapon hanging off the belt of this famous celestial hunter. The image showcases the amazing mix of physical and optical processes including atomic emission, Rayleigh scattering, reflection and absorbtion of light, that go on in this star forming region to create this kaleidescope of colours and details.

This is a deep image of the Sword of Orion - the three stars that make up the weapon hanging off the belt of this famous celestial hunter. The image showcases the amazing mix of physical and optical processes including atomic emission, Rayleigh scattering, reflection and absorbtion of light, that go on in this star forming region to create this kaleidescope of colours and details.