A massive star plowing through the gas and dust floating in space. Zeta Oph is a bruiser, with 20 times the Sun’s mass. It’s an incredibly luminous star, blasting out light at a rate 80,000 times higher than the Sun! Even at its distance of 400 light years or so, it should be one of the brightest stars in the sky … yet it actually appears relatively dim to the eye.
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Spectra of various sources of light. Astronomy for the Use of Schools and Academies. 1882.
Seeing a supernovae within hours of the explosion
For the first time ever, scientists have gathered direct evidence of a rare Wolf-Rayet star being linked to a specific type of stellar explosion known as a Type IIb supernova. Peter Nugent of the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory says they caught this star – a whopping 360 million light years away – just a few hours after it exploded.
Hear more about this discovery →
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Thank you all so much for re-blogging this! I didn’t expect it to get so many views. Please enjoy the rest of my Zelda month collaborations here: Zelda Month!
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Nature: No Photoshop required.
1. Lenticular Clouds
2. Anvil Clouds
3. Cirrus Kelvin-Helmholtz Clouds
4. Fallstreak Hole
5. Mammatus Clouds
6. Polar Stratospheric Cloud
7. Roll Cloud
8. Undulatus Asperatus
9. Mammatus Clouds
10. Undulatus Asperatus
everyone reblog, cloud appreciation post
Because each day is a hopeless march towards death, and even when it’s over the sun will set without me
When I asked my boyfriend why he doesn’t smile often in pictures (via sixpenceee
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