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Using Hubble Legacy Archive's raw images i processed this beautiful picture of Pinwheel Galaxy (NGC5457)

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First attempt at photographing the milky way

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  • naahchill
    3 points Jun 23,2019, 9:18am

    Awesome, not sure if this question belongs here but i constantly see these amazing pictures and im wondering how do you guys take these?

  • deleted
    2 points Jun 23,2019, 6:20am

    [deleted]

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  • naahchill
    3 points Jun 23,2019, 9:18am

    Awesome, not sure if this question belongs here but i constantly see these amazing pictures and im wondering how do you guys take these?

  • deleted
    2 points Jun 23,2019, 6:20am

    [deleted]

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Cool infographic of the temperature scale in the univers.

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  • ChaosWolf1982
    11 points Jun 23,2019, 3:24am

    So there IS an opposite of absolute zero... yes, I knew there had to be! Wish I’d thought to bet money on that, then my gamer friends would owe me big time.

  • cknight222
    4 points Jun 23,2019, 4:15am

    Minor gaff but why isn’t Quaoar classed with Solar System? Even with that it’s a fantastic chart and huge props to whoever made it.EDIT: grammar

  • Rebeliousjoker
    3 points Jun 23,2019, 6:00am

    4,027C Boiling point of carbon.

    Damn that’s hot....

  • Baleygr_
    2 points Jun 23,2019, 3:53am

    Totally unrelated, but the gif tag on a jpeg triggers me that much. Somewhere around hot jupiter and suns core.

  • Thaiax
    2 points Jun 23,2019, 6:58am

    Keep in mind that it grows at an exponential rate btw. So the very hot temperatures are way, way higher than you might at first percieve

  • Anderson22LDS
    2 points Jun 23,2019, 9:26am

    I find it strange that absolute zero is not that extreme compared to how hot things can go.

  • WazWaz
    2 points Jun 23,2019, 3:01pm

    Lines for 46.5 human and 62 egg are wrong on scale. How frustrating.

  • deleted
    1 points Jun 23,2019, 9:42am

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  • Sophs_B
    1 points Jun 23,2019, 10:34am

    This is excellent. Absolutely fascinating. Thank you for sharing OP.

  • MrPygmyWhale
    1 points Jun 23,2019, 2:25pm

    So what happens if one was to pass Absolute Hot. How does physics break down?

  • pus_muffin
    1 points Jun 23,2019, 6:50pm

    99,999,999,726 all because someone felt they HAD to convert 100,000,000,000 from Kelvin.

  • Th3AmateurCoder
    1 points Jun 23,2019, 7:55am

    The fact that something can be alive at absolute zero tells me there must be life on Europa. Astonishing

  • baseball_mickey
    1 points Jun 23,2019, 8:22am

    Anyone else bothered by the scale? Neither linear nor log.

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  • BenBenBenBe
    67 points Jun 23,2019, 4:12am
  • An_Anirudh
    23 points Jun 23,2019, 6:20am

    The fact that one of the hottest things known to man was man made, by colliding 2 lead ions, producing 5.5 trillion degree Celsius is just beyond me.

  • trin456
    16 points Jun 23,2019, 7:22am

    That must be a very important hazelnut souffle

  • ArbitrarySanity
    4 points Jun 23,2019, 9:56am

    Ah, absolute hot. My daily room temperature in the summer.

  • ChaosWolf1982
    11 points Jun 23,2019, 3:24am

    So there IS an opposite of absolute zero... yes, I knew there had to be! Wish I’d thought to bet money on that, then my gamer friends would owe me big time.

  • cknight222
    4 points Jun 23,2019, 4:15am

    Minor gaff but why isn’t Quaoar classed with Solar System? Even with that it’s a fantastic chart and huge props to whoever made it.EDIT: grammar

  • Rebeliousjoker
    3 points Jun 23,2019, 6:00am

    4,027C Boiling point of carbon.

    Damn that’s hot....

  • Baleygr_
    2 points Jun 23,2019, 3:53am

    Totally unrelated, but the gif tag on a jpeg triggers me that much. Somewhere around hot jupiter and suns core.

  • Thaiax
    2 points Jun 23,2019, 6:58am

    Keep in mind that it grows at an exponential rate btw. So the very hot temperatures are way, way higher than you might at first percieve

  • Anderson22LDS
    2 points Jun 23,2019, 9:26am

    I find it strange that absolute zero is not that extreme compared to how hot things can go.

  • WazWaz
    2 points Jun 23,2019, 3:01pm

    Lines for 46.5 human and 62 egg are wrong on scale. How frustrating.

  • deleted
    1 points Jun 23,2019, 9:42am

    [deleted]

  • Sophs_B
    1 points Jun 23,2019, 10:34am

    This is excellent. Absolutely fascinating. Thank you for sharing OP.

  • MrPygmyWhale
    1 points Jun 23,2019, 2:25pm

    So what happens if one was to pass Absolute Hot. How does physics break down?

  • pus_muffin
    1 points Jun 23,2019, 6:50pm

    99,999,999,726 all because someone felt they HAD to convert 100,000,000,000 from Kelvin.

  • Th3AmateurCoder
    1 points Jun 23,2019, 7:55am

    The fact that something can be alive at absolute zero tells me there must be life on Europa. Astonishing

  • baseball_mickey
    1 points Jun 23,2019, 8:22am

    Anyone else bothered by the scale? Neither linear nor log.

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I've shot a rising of Jupiter over the forest

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  • srewoByesaC
    26 points Jun 23,2019, 9:11am

    What kind of camera? It's really cool how the big moons showed up!

  • OmZk_bot
    10 points Jun 23,2019, 10:22am

    Excuse me? Fuck! I'm in space for a minute and I'll be back in five minutes.

  • Uden10
    3 points Jun 23,2019, 2:04pm

    Is this something you can see with the naked eye or do you need binoculars/telescope?

  • complacent1
    1 points Jun 23,2019, 4:26pm

    Awesome! I just got my first telescope a couple days ago and this is my first time viewing Jupiter. I don't have any pictures but it was just over the tree tops like in your photo and the moons were in different positions around it because of our differing locations. Very cool! Thanks for sharing.

  • dizzynonun
    1 points Jun 23,2019, 5:00pm

    could you share the info; shutter speed, ISO?

  • Hickbojones
    1 points Jun 23,2019, 5:49pm

    Jupiter was so deng bright the other night I couldn't believe it

  • StupidizeMe
    1 points Jun 23,2019, 6:08pm

    I've been able to see Jupiter shining in my bedroom window at night. It was so bright I used my Sky Map app to make sure it wasn't the moon!

  • colemaker360
    1 points Jun 23,2019, 6:01pm

    Jupiter has 79 moons. I assume the 4 visible moons in your pic are IO, Ganymede, Europa and Callisto?

  • NIBBA_POWER
    -4 points Jun 23,2019, 12:57pm

    How? My phone can't even capture our moon normally and you're here taking pictures of frikin Jupiter and it's moons? Do you have the new Nokia with 5 cameras?

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  • srewoByesaC
    26 points Jun 23,2019, 9:11am

    What kind of camera? It's really cool how the big moons showed up!

  • OmZk_bot
    10 points Jun 23,2019, 10:22am

    Excuse me? Fuck! I'm in space for a minute and I'll be back in five minutes.

  • Uden10
    3 points Jun 23,2019, 2:04pm

    Is this something you can see with the naked eye or do you need binoculars/telescope?

  • maku19
    1 points Jun 23,2019, 11:11am

    Is this real?

  • complacent1
    1 points Jun 23,2019, 4:26pm

    Awesome! I just got my first telescope a couple days ago and this is my first time viewing Jupiter. I don't have any pictures but it was just over the tree tops like in your photo and the moons were in different positions around it because of our differing locations. Very cool! Thanks for sharing.

  • dizzynonun
    1 points Jun 23,2019, 5:00pm

    could you share the info; shutter speed, ISO?

  • Hickbojones
    1 points Jun 23,2019, 5:49pm

    Jupiter was so deng bright the other night I couldn't believe it

  • StupidizeMe
    1 points Jun 23,2019, 6:08pm

    I've been able to see Jupiter shining in my bedroom window at night. It was so bright I used my Sky Map app to make sure it wasn't the moon!

  • colemaker360
    1 points Jun 23,2019, 6:01pm

    Jupiter has 79 moons. I assume the 4 visible moons in your pic are IO, Ganymede, Europa and Callisto?

  • NIBBA_POWER
    -4 points Jun 23,2019, 12:57pm

    How? My phone can't even capture our moon normally and you're here taking pictures of frikin Jupiter and it's moons? Do you have the new Nokia with 5 cameras?

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Plasma Tornado on the Sun. It lasted 40 hours

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  • Bajoodle
    1 points Jun 23,2019, 5:46pm

    Can someone ELI5 why this happened and if it means anything? Is it something that often occurs?

  • Vaultboy474
    1 points Jun 23,2019, 6:37pm

    The sun has got to be the was fascinating thing

  • MortarionSanchez
    1 points Jun 23,2019, 6:06pm

    The sun is the hell and some demons tried to escape!

  • CannonBallHead
    1 points Jun 23,2019, 5:48pm

    Meh, it's alright I guess... it's just not Betelgeuse.. 700 times bigger and about 14,000 times brighter!

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  • GrizzledBastard
    1 points Jun 23,2019, 5:52pm

    Apparently it is 2,800,000 c (5,000,000 f) and gyrates at 300,000 km/h (186,000 mph). Whoa...

  • mossberg91
    1 points Jun 23,2019, 6:10pm

    It’s massive, big enough to swallow many Earths! size comparison of Earth and Sun

  • mossberg91
    1 points Jun 23,2019, 4:58pm
  • manbar06
    1 points Jun 23,2019, 5:16pm

    Any estimation of the elevation that tornado reached off the surface of the sun?

  • Bajoodle
    1 points Jun 23,2019, 5:46pm

    Can someone ELI5 why this happened and if it means anything? Is it something that often occurs?

  • Vaultboy474
    1 points Jun 23,2019, 6:37pm

    The sun has got to be the was fascinating thing

  • MortarionSanchez
    1 points Jun 23,2019, 6:06pm

    The sun is the hell and some demons tried to escape!

  • CannonBallHead
    1 points Jun 23,2019, 5:48pm

    Meh, it's alright I guess... it's just not Betelgeuse.. 700 times bigger and about 14,000 times brighter!

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Ballistic missile launch as seen from Earth orbit. The crew of Gemini 7 filmed the missile rising toward them in 1965 as part of a Defense Department optical tracking experiment. It was fired from the submarine USS Benjamin Franklin.

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Neil Armstrong leads Buzz Aldrin and Michael Collins, en route to the moon via Saturn V (July 16th, 1969)

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  • tkg6891
    15 points Jun 15,2019, 11:17pm

    What a fuckin badass. Looking forward to watching that new documentary.

  • pungyrl
    9 points Jun 15,2019, 11:19pm

    Can’t even imagine what was in their heads at that point...

  • Bbiron01
    19 points Jun 15,2019, 11:26pm

    Still amazed that NASA was able to design the suits to accommodate their enormous balls.

  • MrMaloon
    3 points Jun 16,2019, 9:00am

    *Neil Armstrong leads Buzz Aldrin and Michael Collins, en route to the Saturn V via hallway.

  • NetzTalon
    -1 points Jun 16,2019, 5:16am

    It's all nostalgic fumes now.

    Yes a pat on the back for the greatest achievement in mankind.

    50 years later the US does not have a booster to put any man/woman in space. The US needs Soviet, oops, I mean Russian permission to launch on a Soyuz booster.

    Armstrong is looking down on us and shaking his head...

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  • tkg6891
    15 points Jun 15,2019, 11:17pm

    What a fuckin badass. Looking forward to watching that new documentary.

  • pungyrl
    9 points Jun 15,2019, 11:19pm

    Can’t even imagine what was in their heads at that point...

  • Bbiron01
    19 points Jun 15,2019, 11:26pm

    Still amazed that NASA was able to design the suits to accommodate their enormous balls.

  • McClane68
    11 points Jun 15,2019, 11:34pm

    The Apollo 11 documentary was just released on blue ray. It was made using the fricking IMAX film reels they used to film the whole launch. It’s an amazing documentary.

  • MrMaloon
    3 points Jun 16,2019, 9:00am

    *Neil Armstrong leads Buzz Aldrin and Michael Collins, en route to the Saturn V via hallway.

  • NetzTalon
    -1 points Jun 16,2019, 5:16am

    It's all nostalgic fumes now.

    Yes a pat on the back for the greatest achievement in mankind.

    50 years later the US does not have a booster to put any man/woman in space. The US needs Soviet, oops, I mean Russian permission to launch on a Soyuz booster.

    Armstrong is looking down on us and shaking his head...

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Picture of Jupiter and 2 of its moons that I took the other night

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Rockets of NASA Human Spaceflight

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  • KarKraKr
    17 points Jun 09,2019, 2:33am

    13,150kg is Falcon 1.1, the current one does 22,800 expended and still more than 13 tons reusable.

  • Shockwave8A
    8 points Jun 09,2019, 10:39am

    Gemini is missing. 12 missions, 10 manned, with 20 astronauts.

  • jadebenn
    5 points Jun 09,2019, 1:13am

    Special thanks to /u/firmada for giving me permission to upload an edit of his work. Go check him out if you like these sorts of comparison images!

  • Decronym
    3 points Jun 09,2019, 9:45am

    Acronyms, initialisms, abbreviations, contractions, and other phrases which expand to something larger, that I've seen in this thread:

    Fewer LettersMore Letters
    ATKAlliant Techsystems, predecessor to Orbital ATK
    BLEOBeyond Low Earth Orbit, in reference to human spaceflight
    DMLSSelective Laser Melting additive manufacture, also Direct Metal Laser Sintering
    F1Rocketdyne-developed rocket engine used for Saturn V
    SpaceX Falcon 1 (obsolete medium-lift vehicle)
    KSPKerbal Space Program, the rocketry simulator
    LEOLow Earth Orbit (180-2000km)
    Law Enforcement Officer (most often mentioned during transport operations)
    SLSSpace Launch System heavy-lift
    Selective Laser Sintering, contrast DMLS
    SNCSierra Nevada Corporation
    SRBSolid Rocket Booster
    SSMESpace Shuttle Main Engine
    TLITrans-Lunar Injection maneuver
    JargonDefinition
    StarlinkSpaceX's world-wide satellite broadband constellation
    hydroloxPortmanteau: liquid hydrogen/liquid oxygen mixture
    keroloxPortmanteau: kerosene/liquid oxygen mixture

    [Thread #3849 for this sub, first seen 9th Jun 2019, 13:38] [FAQ] [Full list] [Contact] [Source code]

  • oscarddt
    3 points Jun 09,2019, 9:50am

    Hey, where is SNC Dream Chaser? https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dream_Chaser

  • TheObsidianX
    2 points Jun 09,2019, 2:35am

    How did the Saturn 1B carry 15 people in 4 manned missions if it only has 3 seats?

  • khmvb
    2 points Jun 09,2019, 9:34am

    Go Mercury Redstone! My favorite rocket design!

  • Data_Reaper
    2 points Jun 09,2019, 9:51am

    I would love to see a cost per Kg to LEO it would be an interesting stat to add, or general cost and resuable %.Maybe number of rockets launched.

  • mydogmightberetarded
    2 points Jun 09,2019, 1:53am

    Why not just stick with the tried and true Saturn V as opposed to building a whole new system for all that money just to get back to where we used to be?

  • drukard_master
    1 points Jun 09,2019, 10:35am

    Why do some thrusters have a dot in the center and others don’t. Does that indicate solid vs liquid fuel or something?

  • LeMAD
    1 points Jun 09,2019, 6:55pm

    Saturn V did around 122,000kg to LEO, against 70,000 for SLS Block 1, 105,000kg for Block 1B, and 130,000kg for Block 2.

    source: https://www.space.com/33691-space-launch-system-most-powerful-rocket.html

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  • KarKraKr
    17 points Jun 09,2019, 2:33am

    13,150kg is Falcon 1.1, the current one does 22,800 expended and still more than 13 tons reusable.

  • Shockwave8A
    8 points Jun 09,2019, 10:39am

    Gemini is missing. 12 missions, 10 manned, with 20 astronauts.

  • jadebenn
    5 points Jun 09,2019, 1:13am

    Special thanks to /u/firmada for giving me permission to upload an edit of his work. Go check him out if you like these sorts of comparison images!

  • rogueqd
    9 points Jun 09,2019, 2:35am

    The SLS Block 1 & SLS Block 1B look like someone playing Kerbal Space Program has shoved an extra fuel tank in the middle. :)

  • Decronym
    3 points Jun 09,2019, 9:45am

    Acronyms, initialisms, abbreviations, contractions, and other phrases which expand to something larger, that I've seen in this thread:

    Fewer LettersMore Letters
    ATKAlliant Techsystems, predecessor to Orbital ATK
    BLEOBeyond Low Earth Orbit, in reference to human spaceflight
    DMLSSelective Laser Melting additive manufacture, also Direct Metal Laser Sintering
    F1Rocketdyne-developed rocket engine used for Saturn V
    SpaceX Falcon 1 (obsolete medium-lift vehicle)
    KSPKerbal Space Program, the rocketry simulator
    LEOLow Earth Orbit (180-2000km)
    Law Enforcement Officer (most often mentioned during transport operations)
    SLSSpace Launch System heavy-lift
    Selective Laser Sintering, contrast DMLS
    SNCSierra Nevada Corporation
    SRBSolid Rocket Booster
    SSMESpace Shuttle Main Engine
    TLITrans-Lunar Injection maneuver
    JargonDefinition
    StarlinkSpaceX's world-wide satellite broadband constellation
    hydroloxPortmanteau: liquid hydrogen/liquid oxygen mixture
    keroloxPortmanteau: kerosene/liquid oxygen mixture

    [Thread #3849 for this sub, first seen 9th Jun 2019, 13:38] [FAQ] [Full list] [Contact] [Source code]

  • oscarddt
    3 points Jun 09,2019, 9:50am

    Hey, where is SNC Dream Chaser? https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dream_Chaser

  • TheObsidianX
    2 points Jun 09,2019, 2:35am

    How did the Saturn 1B carry 15 people in 4 manned missions if it only has 3 seats?

  • khmvb
    2 points Jun 09,2019, 9:34am

    Go Mercury Redstone! My favorite rocket design!

  • Data_Reaper
    2 points Jun 09,2019, 9:51am

    I would love to see a cost per Kg to LEO it would be an interesting stat to add, or general cost and resuable %.Maybe number of rockets launched.

  • mydogmightberetarded
    2 points Jun 09,2019, 1:53am

    Why not just stick with the tried and true Saturn V as opposed to building a whole new system for all that money just to get back to where we used to be?

  • drukard_master
    1 points Jun 09,2019, 10:35am

    Why do some thrusters have a dot in the center and others don’t. Does that indicate solid vs liquid fuel or something?

  • LeMAD
    1 points Jun 09,2019, 6:55pm

    Saturn V did around 122,000kg to LEO, against 70,000 for SLS Block 1, 105,000kg for Block 1B, and 130,000kg for Block 2.

    source: https://www.space.com/33691-space-launch-system-most-powerful-rocket.html

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I took a self portrait with the milky way and jupiter a few nights ago in Bryce Canyon National Park

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  • advillious
    6 points Jun 09,2019, 11:56am

    I'm an astrophotographer from Boston. Currently I just completed road tripping Utah chasing the Milky Way around the dark sky locations. This photo was actually inspired by one of my favorite lines from one of my favorite songs. "The Highwayman" when Johnny Cash sings about being a starship commander and sings "I'll find a place to rest my spirit if I can" after crossing the universe.

    Gear:

    Sony A7RIII

    Zeiss Batis 18mm

    Some cheap L bracket from eBay

  • zevonyumaxray
    2 points Jun 09,2019, 4:15pm

    Absolutely freakin' Gorgeous. Way more than two thumbs up!!!

  • xscorpio12x
    1 points Jun 09,2019, 12:49pm

    Looks pretty dope. The colours of the Milky Way look so nice

    It also reminded me that this could be the cover of cowboys and aliens !

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  • advillious
    6 points Jun 09,2019, 11:56am

    I'm an astrophotographer from Boston. Currently I just completed road tripping Utah chasing the Milky Way around the dark sky locations. This photo was actually inspired by one of my favorite lines from one of my favorite songs. "The Highwayman" when Johnny Cash sings about being a starship commander and sings "I'll find a place to rest my spirit if I can" after crossing the universe.

    Gear:

    Sony A7RIII

    Zeiss Batis 18mm

    Some cheap L bracket from eBay

  • zevonyumaxray
    2 points Jun 09,2019, 4:15pm

    Absolutely freakin' Gorgeous. Way more than two thumbs up!!!

  • xscorpio12x
    1 points Jun 09,2019, 12:49pm

    Looks pretty dope. The colours of the Milky Way look so nice

    It also reminded me that this could be the cover of cowboys and aliens !