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Best New Space Pictures: Galactic Goblins, Alaskan Glows

Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, interesting, space, earth, milky way, world )

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Partly hidden behind a river of gas and dust is the brightly burning core of our home galaxy, just visible near the horizon in this image. It lies more than 26,000 light-years away from Earth. Stretching more than 100,000 light-years across, our Milky Wa

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LMj Recovering Sunshine (144)
Thursday October 17, 2013, 10:27 pm
Fascinating, thank you.

Frans Badenhorst (573)
Friday October 18, 2013, 12:54 am
I am speechless - I look at that picture and I literally get carried away......... thanks for BRIGHTENING my day Tamara

Kate Kenner (214)
Saturday October 19, 2013, 3:42 pm
Beautiful. I love pictures of space/the universe. It is amazing to me that it is all out there. I fantasize about being up there in the middle of it all

Birgit W. (155)
Saturday October 19, 2013, 4:21 pm
Beautiful, thank you.

Lois Jordan (61)
Saturday October 19, 2013, 4:36 pm
Noted w/many thanks for posting, Tamara.

Roger Garin-michaud (139)
Saturday October 19, 2013, 7:58 pm
noted, thanks

DaleLovesOttawa O. (198)
Saturday October 19, 2013, 8:44 pm
Marvellous, colourful and fascinating.

Rebecca D. (30)
Sunday October 20, 2013, 12:08 am
just beautiful :)

Debra Tate (17)
Sunday October 20, 2013, 7:43 am
Great Pics! Thanks.

Dmitry Nikiforov (222)
Monday October 21, 2013, 1:02 am
Beautiful, thank you

Bob P. (408)
Monday October 21, 2013, 6:41 am
great pics...thanks Tamara

Ben B. (36)
Tuesday October 22, 2013, 1:42 am
Beautiful, as noted elsewhere, I love astro-photography, thanks for posting Tamara.
Space is mind-bogglingly huge.... we have a lot to learn.

Pat A. (117)
Thursday October 24, 2013, 10:01 am
Absolutely gorgeous - bless you for this bit of cheer Tamara, I really needed it!

Vallee R. (278)
Thursday October 24, 2013, 10:33 am
Amazing - thanks for sharing!

Theodore Shayne (56)
Thursday October 24, 2013, 10:44 am

Mitchell D. (131)
Thursday October 24, 2013, 11:09 am
Very cool, thank you.
Seeing the Milky Way, here, reminds me of how much we have lost to light pollution.
there is a "DarkSky" movement, in which people may be interested. Among other things it involves towns, etc, putting in lighting systems that point the lights down...where we are.

cynthia B. (210)
Thursday October 24, 2013, 8:02 pm
Way Cool I would so love to dance along the milky way! Supreme photos that are inspiring yet alien
thanks so much Tamara

Ana R (201)
Friday October 25, 2013, 12:36 am
noted with thanks

Melania Padilla (190)
Friday October 25, 2013, 1:30 pm
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