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(NASA)   NASA releases photos of dying star's final performance. No, not Clint Eastwood   (nasa.gov) divider line
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2022-07-12 12:02:25 PM  
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2022-07-12 12:13:10 PM  
Rather interesting that this shows the dying star, which had only been inferred before. The companion star washes it out in the optical spectrum.
 
2022-07-12 12:14:02 PM  
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2022-07-12 12:16:24 PM  

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Glad I wasn't the only one to think that.
 
2022-07-12 12:29:34 PM  
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2022-07-12 12:36:42 PM  
Clear binary star separation from 2,500LY away.

/slow clap
 
2022-07-12 12:40:44 PM  
I just looked at a Hubble vs Webb comparison for the first time. My first thought is that the Hubble is still astoundingly good. And I don't know what words to use for Webb.

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2022-07-12 7:40:20 PM  
The Nebula is cool, but that wide view of all those galaxies has been blowing my mind.

If we were ST:TNG capable of space travel, right this very minute, we couldn't explore all that in 40,000 years or more.

Absolutely astonishing.
 
2022-07-12 7:42:27 PM  
And to add, that's just a tiny speck.

/good thing I don't smoke dope anymore, I'd be useless for the next week or two thinking about it. 😀
 
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