Gerry Marrs's Amazing Space PDF

By Gerry Marrs

Detect breathtakingly infrequent pictures captured by way of genuine NASA house telescopes and spot the Universe as by no means seen sooner than! attractive info from attractive celestial items are captured and displayed in absolute bright shades. Galaxies from fabulous 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 again and again and may without doubt captivate the curiosity of an individual who loves astronomy or images. every one photo is observed by way of an in depth description of every brilliant celestial phenomenon. This publication will make an excellent gift for any family member who will get encouraged via the really good 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.

55. PLATE 25: This Hubble telescope snapshot of MyCn18, a young planetary nebula, reveals that the object has an hourglass shape with an intricate pattern of etchings in its walls. A planetary nebula is the glowing relic of a dying, Sun-like star. 56. 57. PLATE 26: NASA Spitzer Space Telescope finds a delicate flower in the Ring Nebula, as shown in this image. The outer shell of this planetary nebula looks surprisingly similar to the delicate petals of a camellia blossom. 58. 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.

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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