600 light-years from Earth in the constellation of Scorpius, Lupus 3 is a dark cloud where new stars are forming along with a cluster of brilliant stars that have already emerged from their dusty stellar nursery.
NASA’s Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer (WISE) provides this image of The Great Nebula in Orion. The Orion Nebula (Messier lies located in the sword of Orion, hanging from his easily recognized belt of three stars
Shock waves in the clouds of gas surrounding an exploding star (as in this artist’s depiction) accelerate charged particles called protons to very high speed, creating cosmic rays. Credit: Greg Stewart, SLAC Nat’l Accelerator Lab.
Fire and whispers Russia photographer Marianna Insomnia loves to shoot on fashion, cosplay, steampunk and characters. She is good at transmitting emotions, ideas in her pieces. Mirror error E v e The birds have flown Broken… Continue Reading →