NASA astronomy pictures of the day – 12

1. Jets from Comet Churyumov-Gerasimenko

1. Jets from Comet Churyumov-Gerasimenko

2. Yellow Balls in W33

2. Yellow Balls in W33

3. Titan Seas Reflect Sunlight

3. Titan Seas Reflect Sunlight

4. The Double Dust Disks of HD 95086

4. The Double Dust Disks of HD 95086

5. The Protoplanetary Disk of HL Tauri from ALMA

5. The Protoplanetary Disk of HL Tauri from ALMA

6. Welcome to a Comet

6. Welcome to a Comet

7. Polar Ring Galaxy NGC 660

7. Polar Ring Galaxy NGC 660

8. Mimas: Small Moon with a Big Crater

8. Mimas: Small Moon with a Big Crater

9. NGC 4762: A Galaxy on the Edge

9. NGC 4762: A Galaxy on the Edge

10. Titan Beyond the Rings

10. Titan Beyond the Rings

All images can be expanded, maximally if you click on the image source

Suggested: try 7. and 9. with your favourite ambient music (and a glass of red or white?)

Image sources and information: 1./2./3./4./5./6./7./8./9./10.

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4 thoughts on “NASA astronomy pictures of the day – 12

    • Hi Philomath, thank you for your comment and I appreciate that you like the images. Your point about perspective is a major reason why I post these images from NASA. When you view them on the NASA site you have to click on a different link each time, when you view those images in my post, they are as concentrated as possible, requiring only scrolling, thereby (I hope) emphasising the point you make. In my view they put my life, too, into perspective but in a way that points to the wonder of it all. That we, too, are ‘the stuff of stars’ is pretty awesome. Best wishes, Phil

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