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Distance to Orion
... 240 light-years away, while the furthest one is Meissa, at 1300 light-years,
about the same distance from here to the Orion nebula. Indeed, the closest stars in Orion are actually
nearer to the Sun than they are to the most distant members of the co ...
Orion, star, nebula, diagram, Earth...
An artist's impression of a hypothetical Earth-type planet in the vicinity of Barnard
33, also known as. the Horsehead Nebula because,
well, it looks like a horse's head. At least that's what people claim. So what you're
seeing here is a cloud of gas...
nebula, Horsehead nebula, landscape, satellite, traditional art, exoplanet,
This is an impression of the star factory popularly known as the Trifid nebula (M20 or NGC 6514), in Sagittarius. The red gas is
being made to glow by the presence of new stars forming within it, and the dark bits
are drifts of interstellar dust that...
Trifid, nebula, star, planet, exoplanet...
Birth of the Solar System
What you see here is an impression of our Solar System forming, from the initial
supernova that started the contraction of a gas cloud. As the cloud collapses and
spins, it gets flatter. Soon, pieces of material in the disc begin to lump together
solar nebula, formation, accretion, planetoid,
A giant star, reaching the inevitable end of its fuel supply, explodes in a
tremendous explosion – brighter than a hundred billion stars – called a
supernova. The force from the blast throws the remains of the star deep into space,
where they wil...
supernova, planet, satellite, star, exoplanet, terrestrial planet, nebula...
This picture shows a view, looking towards the galactic core, seen from the vantage
point of a close-in Earth-like planet. This is not a safe environment for such a
planet. Jets of highly energetic particles spew from the galactic core. In addition,
active galactic nucleus, jets, black hole, nebula...
In the Line of Fire
This work was completed in 3DS Max, with Photoshop being used to create the landscape
of Triton by enhancing pre-existing NASA imagery....
supernova, planet, star, terrestrial planet, nebula...
So you thought your fridge magnet was pretty neat. You obviously haven't met the most
powerful magnet known to man. Their density and rapid rotation (several times per
second) enormously increases the power of their magnetism. If you placed a magneta...
neutron star, star, magnetar, magnetic, pulsar, nebula...
Which came first – the Earth or the Egg? The background is from a painting I did
some time ago. The rest was originally taken from a digital photograph of an egg. The
photo was very low resolution, so I had to paint over it in Photoshop, to sharpen...
surreal, Earth, Horsehead nebula, nebula, surreal...
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Solar System Formation
Here, I show the early Solar System – well, not necessarily our solar system. Gas
and dust has lumped together to form asteroid-sized planetesimals, and these will
then come together to form the larger bodies astronomers call planetoids. Soon, the
formation, accretion, planetesimal, solar nebula...