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So any space nerds out there?? NASA has sent in some real new images from space, and other pics of newly discovered galaxies..

Saturn backlit by the sun

The little circles yopu see are individual galaxies. The monstrous galaxy (at the center of the image) is about 10 times the diameter of the Milky Way. The galaxy's core, which may include one or more black holes, measures about 10,000 light years across and is the largest ever seen.

Located 650 light years from Earth, the Helix nebula is the cosmic remains of a dying star. 

Called the Pencil Nebula, this streak of vibrant red and blue is part of a ring of wreckage resulting from a supernova explosion that occurred 11,000 years ago.

Located about 340 million light years away in the constellation Andromeda is this group of interacting galaxies 

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Asked by Michigan-Mom74 at 2:32 AM on Jan. 25, 2013 in Just for Fun

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  • Beautiful.

    Answer by RyansMom001 at 5:40 AM on Jan. 25, 2013

  • Those pics are so beautiful! The one showing all the galaxies is just amazing.

    Answer by sahmamax2 at 7:14 AM on Jan. 25, 2013

  • breathtaking! thanks for sharing.

    Answer by autodidact at 7:58 AM on Jan. 25, 2013

  • Wow.

    Answer by Rosehawk at 10:11 AM on Jan. 25, 2013

  • These are incredible. Thank you for posting.

    Answer by booklover545 at 10:15 AM on Jan. 25, 2013

  • These are really great. Space amazes me.

    Answer by anestheticsex at 10:48 AM on Jan. 25, 2013

  • Beautiful...thanks for sharing

    Answer by virginiamama71 at 11:13 AM on Jan. 25, 2013

  • That Helix nebula.... I'd like to put that on a T shirt!!

    Answer by PartyGalAnne at 2:43 PM on Jan. 25, 2013

  • It is amazing the images they capture so far away.

    Answer by tasches at 5:14 PM on Jan. 25, 2013

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