Jonathan Merigeault

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Dung Beetles, Dancing to the Milky Way : The New Yorker

The Milky Way galaxy is home to hundreds of billions of stars. See the Milky Way from a different angle on the next page.

Wolf-Rayet WR124 disintegrates

Hubble Space Telescope image of Wolf–Rayet star WR 124 and its surrounding nebula. Wolf–Rayet stars are candidates for being progenitors of long-duration GRBs.

Chandra Captures Galaxy Sparkling in X-rays | NASA

astronomicalwonders: “ The Whirlpool Galaxy - Sparkling with X-Rays Nearly a million seconds of observing time with NASA’s Chandra X-ray Observatory has revealed a spiral galaxy similar to the Milky Way glittering with hundreds of X-ray points of.

Supernova G292.0+1.8

The aftermath of the death of a massive star is shown in beautiful detail in this composite image of In color/Chandra image (easily the deepest X-ray image ever obtained of this SN remnant) & in white/optical data from the Digitized Sky Survey.

Planetary Nebula NGC 2818

Planetary Nebula NGC 2818 The Hubble Space Telescope has imaged striking details of the famed planetary nebula designated NGC which lies in the southern constellation of Pyxis (the Compass). Credit: NASA, ESA, and the Hubble Heritage Team