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Astronomy Picture Of the Day (APOD)

Гигантские джеты над Гималаями APOD: 2024 June 18 Б Gigantic Jets over Himalayan Mountains
17.06.2024

Yes, but can your thunderstorm do this? Pictured here are gigantic jets shooting up from a thunderstorm last week toward the Himalayan Mountains in China and Bhutan. The composite image captured four long jets that occurred only minutes apart.


Ou4: туманность Гигантский Кальмар APOD: 2024 June 17 Б Ou4: The Giant Squid Nebula
16.06.2024

Squids on Earth aren't this big. This mysterious squid-like cosmic cloud spans nearly three full moons on planet Earth's sky. Discovered in 2011 by French astro-imager Nicolas Outters, the Squid Nebula's bipolar shape is distinguished here by the telltale blue emission from doubly ionized oxygen atoms.


Черная дыра разрушает звезду: анимация APOD: 2024 June 16 Б Animation: Black Hole Destroys Star
15.06.2024

What happens if a star gets too close to a black hole? The black hole can rip it apart -- but how? It's not the high gravitational attraction itself that's the problem -- it's the difference in gravitational pull across the star that creates the destruction.


Протуберанцы и волокна на активном Солнце Prominences and Filaments on the Active Sun
14.06.2024

This colorized and sharpened image of the Sun is composed of frames recording emission from hydrogen atoms in the solar chromosphere on May 15. Approaching the maximum of solar cycle 25, a multitude of active regions and twisting, snake-like solar filaments are seen to sprawl across the surface of the active Sun.


RCW 85 RCW 85
13.06.2024

From the 1960 astronomical catalog of Rodgers, Campbell and Whiteoak, emission region RCW 85 shines in southern night skies between bright stars Alpha and Beta Centauri. About 5,000 light years distant, the hazy interstellar cloud of glowing hydrogen gas and dust is faint.


Мессье 66 крупным планом Messier 66 Close Up
12.06.2024

Big, beautiful spiral galaxy Messier 66 lies a mere 35 million light-years away. The gorgeous island universe is about 100 thousand light-years across, similar in size to the Milky Way. This Hubble Space Telescope close-up view spans a region about 30,000 light-years wide around the galactic core.


Северное сияние над горами Карконоше APOD: 2024 June 12 Б Aurora over Karkonosze Mountains
11.06.2024

It was the first time ever. At least, the first time this photographer had ever seen aurora from his home mountains. And what a spectacular aurora it was. The Karkonosze Mountains in Poland are usually too far south to see any auroras.


Разноцветные облака и звезды около ρ Змееносца APOD: 2024 June 11 Б Colorful Stars and Clouds near Rho Ophiuchi
10.06.2024

Why is the sky near Antares and Rho Ophiuchi so colorful, yet dusty? The colors result from a mixture of objects and processes. Fine dust -- illuminated by starlight -- produces blue reflection nebulae. Gaseous clouds whose atoms are excited by ultraviolet starlight produce reddish emission nebulae. Backlit dust clouds block starlight and so appear dark.


Sh2-132: туманность Лев APOD: 2024 June 10 Б Sh2 132: The Lion Nebula
9.06.2024

Is the Lion Nebula the real ruler of the constellation Cepheus? This powerful feline appearing nebula is powered by two massive stars, each with a mass over 20 times greater than our Sun. Formed...


Как определить, что светится на небе APOD: 2024 June 9 Б How to Identify that Light in the Sky
8.06.2024

What is that light in the sky? The answer to one of humanity's more common questions may emerge from a few quick observations. For example -- is it moving or blinking?


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