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Astronomy Picture Of the Day (APOD)

Дуги, джеты и ударные волны около NGC 1999 Arcs, Jets, and Shocks near NGC 1999
6.03.2018

This tantalizing array of nebulas and stars can be found about two degrees south of the famous star-forming Orion Nebula. The region abounds with energetic young stars producing jets and outflows that push through the surrounding material at speeds of hundreds of kilometers per second.


Разноцветное свечение атмосферы вокруг Млечного Пути Colorful Airglow Bands Surround Milky Way
5.03.2018

Why would the sky glow like a giant repeating rainbow? Airglow. Now air glows all of the time, but it is usually hard to see. A disturbance however -- like an approaching storm -- may cause noticeable rippling in the Earth's atmosphere.


Сверхглубокое поле Хаббла в свете и звуке The Hubble Ultra Deep Field in Light and Sound
4.03.2018

Have you heard about the Hubble Ultra-Deep Field? Either way, you've likely not heard about it like this -- please run your pointer over the featured image and listen! The Hubble Ultra-Deep Field (HUDF)...


Облака, птицы, Луна и Венера Clouds, Birds, Moon, Venus
3.03.2018

Sometimes the sky above can become quite a show. In early September of 2010, for example, the Moon and Venus converged, creating quite a sight by itself for sky enthusiasts around the globe. From some locations, though, the sky was even more picturesque.


На юго-западе моря Изобилия Southwest Mare Fecunditatis
2.03.2018

Frank Borman, James Lovell, and William Anders journeyed from Earth to the Moon and back again in December of 1968. From lunar orbit, their view of craters in southwest Mare Fecunditatis is featured in this stereo anaglyph, best experienced from armchairs on planet Earth with red/blue glasses.


Следы звезд над горами Альборц Alborz Mountain Star Trails
1.03.2018

Colourful star trails arc through the night in this wide-angle mountain and skyscape. From a rotating planet, the digitally added consecutive exposures were made with a camera fixed to a tripod and looking south, over northern Iran's Alborz Mountain range.


Лунный Икс The Lunar X
28.02.2018

The striking X in this lunarscape is easily visible in binoculars or a small telescope, but not too many have seen it. The catch is, this lunar X is fleeting and only apparent in the hours before the Moon's first quarter phase.


Пыль, звезды и сверхновая в NGC 613 NGC 613 in Dust, Stars, and a Supernova
27.02.2018

Where did that spot come from? Amateur astronomer Victor Buso was testing out a new camera on his telescope in 2016 when he noticed a curious spot of light appear -- and remain. After reporting...


Дуэль на ночном небе Dueling Bands in the Night
26.02.2018

What are these two bands in the sky? The more commonly seen band is the one on the right and is the central band of our Milky Way galaxy. Our Sun orbits...


Пролетая около Юпитера Passing Jupiter
25.02.2018

Here comes Jupiter! NASA's robotic spacecraft Juno is continuing on its 53-day, highly-elongated orbits around our Solar System's largest planet. The featured video is from perijove 11, the eleventh time Juno has passed near Jupiter since it arrived in mid-2016.


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