If you haven’t looked at it yet, it may take a while for all these pictures to download on your computer! It is worth it!
Dec 1. An obscure exploding star, V838 Monocerotis, temporarily becomes the brightest star in the galaxy! 600,000 times brighter than our sun! This picture is animated.
Dec 2. A galaxy cluster that makes a massive “gravitational lense” allowing us to see distant galaxies that we cannot see using telescopes.
Dec 3. SuperNova 1994D
Dec 4. Colliding spiral Galaxies
Dec 5. The sharpest view ever taken of the Orion Nebula
Dec 6. Hoag’s Object – a galaxy of beautiful ring of new stars circle around older stars.
Dec 7. Zwicky 18 – a baby galaxy
Dec 8: NGC 1999 Nebula
Dec 9: Ancient open star cluster 6791
Dec 10: A *HUGE* picture of a “billowing tower of cold gast and dust called the Eagle Nebula.
Dec 11: Bode’s Galaxy. It took the Hubble 2 years to make this very sharp picture that resolves to individual stars 100,000 light years in diameter.
Dec 12: A dying star named the “Retina Nebula”
Dec 13: Bok globules
Dec 14: The egg nobule
Dec 15: Saturn
Dec 16: Remains of a supernova explosion
Dec 17: The Grasshopper Galaxy
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Christmas is coming! God’s creation is breath-taking!