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PostPosted: Sat Nov 07, 2015 3:57 am 
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Wow. :)

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PostPosted: Sat Nov 07, 2015 6:59 am 
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I know. :) We can not just imagine that image—we can make that image real. It gives me shivers.

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“There, peeping among the cloud-wrack above a dark tor high up in the mountains, Sam saw a white star twinkle for a while. The beauty of it smote his heart, as he looked up out of the forsaken land, and hope returned to him. For like a shaft, clear and cold, the thought pierced him that in the end the Shadow was only a small and passing thing: there was light and high beauty for ever beyond its reach.”
― J.R.R. Tolkien, The Return of the King


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PostPosted: Fri Dec 04, 2015 4:49 am 
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All of this is very cool! :)

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PostPosted: Thu Apr 14, 2016 1:46 am 
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On tapatalk so don't know how to embed.

Dance of the earth and Venus around the sun.

https://youtu.be/ZqFH-n7QTCU

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PostPosted: Wed Sep 21, 2016 11:36 am 
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Gaia!

http://www.esa.int/spaceinvideos/Videos ... our_Galaxy

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PostPosted: Sat Oct 01, 2016 12:07 am 
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Very cool!

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PostPosted: Sat Apr 22, 2017 11:16 pm 
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Some very beautiful pictures of Earth from Space

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PostPosted: Fri Apr 28, 2017 3:20 am 
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Oooooh, that's lovely! :love:

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PostPosted: Thu May 25, 2017 3:37 am 
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A visualisation of a slice of the Laniakea supercluster in which resides our own Milky Way, showing individual galaxies as white dots and their movement by white threads. The region contains 100 million billion stars.

Read all about it here: https://cosmosmagazine.com/space/astronomers-define-our-place-cosmos (I've forgotten how to embed)

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PostPosted: Sun May 28, 2017 2:19 pm 
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Ooooooh. :love:

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PostPosted: Mon Nov 13, 2017 3:29 pm 
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http://www.sci-techuniverse.com/2017/11 ... -sent.html

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PostPosted: Tue Nov 14, 2017 5:58 am 
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Wow. Just wow!


(And, looking at Impy's post above, I'm struck anew with the thought that all of that looks like a heart. :love: )

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