The Huge LQG (Large Quasar Group)

The large quasar group is a massive group of quasars that spans over four billion light years.  When this structure was discovered in November of 2012, and after two months of rigorous verification, it was deemed the largest known structure in the universe.  Though no longer, as that title now…

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The Young Stars of NGC 7129

NGC7129 Young Star Cluster

The Young Stars of NGC 7129 This gorgeous loose cluster of stars holds youthful, energetic and youthful sun-like stars.  These stars, only a few million years old are creating the beautiful scenery you see here. The blue dust you see is simply just dust reflecting the starlight.  The red half-moon…

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Meteor Showers – Perseids Comet

Perseid Meteors over Mount Shasta

August is a Month for Meteor Showers This month, on the 11th and 12th will be the best time to witness the Perseid Meteor showers.  According to the article below, this year will be even better than last year during the month of August to witness this fantastic meteor shower….

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Vortex of the Crab Nebula Core

Moving heart of the Crab Nebula

Vortex of the Crab Nebula Core Did you know that the Crab Nebula is the remnant of a star that has shed all of it’s outer layers?  That’s what you are seeing in the featured image here.  The colors and shapes are the left overs from the star shedding all…

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The Crescent Nebula

The Crescent Nebula

Another Cosmic Bubble This is another bubble like nebula that is often very popular to photograph and you see it often with another “bubble like” nebula.  This one is called the Crescent Nebula and is the creation of a star that is on it’s way out and at the end…

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