Amazing Space by Gerry Marrs

By Gerry Marrs

Observe breathtakingly infrequent pictures captured by way of genuine NASA house telescopes and notice the Universe as by no means seen sooner than! attractive information from attractive celestial gadgets are captured and displayed in absolute vibrant shades. Galaxies from incredible distances are delivered to you up-close, as though just a stone’s throw away. This journey via area is sure to maintain you returning to those pages time and again and should without doubt captivate the curiosity of someone who loves astronomy or images. every one picture is observed by way of an in depth description of every fantastic celestial phenomenon. This e-book will make an excellent gift for any friend who will get encouraged through the exceptional miracle of house!

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33. PLATE 14: This mosaic from NASA WISE Telescope is of the Soul Nebula. It is an open cluster of stars surrounded by a cloud of dust and gas located about 6,500 light-years from Earth in the constellation Cassiopeia, near the Heart Nebula. 34. 35. PLATE 15: The Keyhole Nebula, part of a larger region called the Carina Nebula NGC 3372, about 8,000 light-years from Earth as seen by NASA Hubble Telescope. 36. 37. PLATE 16: Swirling dust clouds and bright newborn stars dominate the view in this image of the Lagoon nebula from NASA Spitzer Space Telescope.

59. PLATE 27: This NASA Hubble Space Telescope (HST) image of the Trifid Nebula reveals a stellar nursery being torn apart by a nearby massive star. Embryonic stars are forming within an ill-fated cloud of dust and gas, which is destined to be eaten away by the glare from the massive neighbor. The cloud is about 8 light years away from the nebula’s central star. This stellar activity is a beautiful example of how the life cycle of stars like our Sun is intimately connected with their more powerful siblings.

38. 39. PLATE 17: This is the Tarantula nebula, seen in this image from NASA Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer; the nebula is the largest starforming region known in our entire Local Group of galaxies. 40. 41. PLATE 18: This nebula, which is in the constellation of Scutum, has no common name since it is hidden behind dust clouds. It takes an infrared telescope like NASA Spitzer to see through this dark veil and reveal this spectacular hidden nebula. 42. 43. PLATE 19: Wispy tendrils of hot dust and gas glow brightly in this ultraviolet image of the Cygnus Loop nebula, taken by NASA Galaxy Evolution Explorer.

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