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(ESA/Hubble)   I once stabbed a galaxy just to watch it die   ( divider line
    More: Cool, spiral galaxy, galaxies, cosmic dust, galaxy clusters, galactic coordinate system, tug-of-war, Wide Field Camera 3, oil spills  
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2726 clicks; posted to Geek » on 05 Mar 2014 at 3:10 PM (3 years ago)   |   Favorite    |   share:  Share on Twitter share via Email Share on Facebook   more»

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ZAZ [TotalFark]
2014-03-05 02:15:17 PM  
It's a cosmic jellyfish.
2014-03-05 02:20:33 PM  
A galaxy named Sue?
2014-03-05 03:24:24 PM  
Pfft. Amateur.

Superboy once punched reality just to watch it die.

And that's why DC sucks now.
2014-03-05 03:39:28 PM  
I'm stabbing the entire Universe right now.
2014-03-05 04:00:13 PM  
I hate the world... When I was a kid, we didn't have jack shiat for astronomical pictures...

Seriously though, I don't really hate the word, but I AM jealous. Wow, the shiat that kids get to see in school now is absolutely flippin' amazing!!
2014-03-05 04:05:47 PM
2014-03-05 04:14:07 PM
2014-03-05 04:40:37 PM  
But have you ever shot a man in Reno ?
2014-03-05 04:59:57 PM  
These streaks are actually hot young stars, encased in wispy streams of gas that are being torn away from the galaxy by its surroundings as it moves through space. This violent galactic disrobing is due to a process known as ram pressure stripping

I'll be in my bunk
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