stephenbrooks.org : Black Hole Images
Computer-generated image of a black-hole as seen from a great distance (r=1000M, or 500 times the radius of the event horizon). From this distance, the hole itself is not very conspicuous: the best hope we would have of detecting it from Earth is b...
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from Richard Feynman
There are 10^11 stars in the galaxy. That used to be a huge number. But it's only a hundred billion. It's less than the national deficit! We used to call them astronomical numbers. Now we should call them economical numbers.
APOD: 2010 May 16 - Crescent Venus and Moon
A different astronomy and space science related image is featured each day, along with a brief explanation.
Milky Way over the desert
Against the backdrop of endless space and the beautiful Milky Way in particular, our planet seems a little toy. Truly beautiful and great space! Milky
Musical Solar System - based on real orbital frequencies
Solar System Scope
Watch and Play model of Solar System Planets and Constellations moving over the Night Sky.
The Scale of the Universe
Zoom from the edge of the universe to the quantum foam of spacetime!