astronomicalwonders: A Mosaic of the Tarantula Nebula "The Tarantula Nebula (also known as 30 Doradus, or NGC 2070) is an H II region in the Large Magellanic Cloud (LMC). It was originally thought to be a star, but in 1751 Nicolas Louis de Lacaille recognized its nebular nature. The Tarantula Nebula has an apparent magnitude of 8. Considering its distance of about 49 kpc (160,000 light-years), this is an extremely luminous non-stellar object. Its luminosity is so great that if it were as…
A primitive ocean on #Mars held more water than #Earth’s #ArcticOcean, and covered a greater portion of the planet’s surface than the #AtlanticOcean does on Earth, according to new results published today. www.eso.org/public/
España es un estado europeo de tamaño medio, cuyo espacio ocupa 504.782 km2 situado en la zona templada del hemisferio norte. Cuenta con unos límites marítimos: Atlántico, Mediterráneo y Cantábrico; y unos límites terrestres: al norte con Francia a través del itsmo* de los pirineos y al oeste con Portugal.
Looking at the launch site in Kazakhstan from the International Space Station as the rocket heads into space to eventually hook up with the station. From 6 Ways Movies Get Space Wrong (by Astronaut Chris Hadfield) | Cracked.com