Fotos surpreendentes , realmente difíceis de imaginar.
As 10 melhores fotos captadas pelo telescópio Hubble no espaço sideral.
(- The Sombrero Galaxy - 28 million light years from Earth - was voted best picture taken by the Hubble telescope. The dimensions of the galaxy, officially called M104, are as spectacular as its appearance.It has 800 billion suns and is 50.000 light years across.)
(- The Ant Nebula, a cloud of dust and gas whose technical name is Mz3, resembles an ant when observed using ground-based telescopes. The nebula lies within our galaxy between 3.000 and 6.000 light years from Earth.)
(- In third place is Nebula NGC 2392, called Eskimo because it looks like a face
surrounded by a furry hood. The hood is, in fact, a ring of comet-shaped objects flying away from a dying star.
(- At four is the Cat's Eye Nebula, which looks like the eye of disembodied sorcerer Sauron from Lord of the Rings.)
(- The Hourglass Nebula, 8.000 light years away, has a pinched-in-the-middle
(- In sixth place is the Cone Nebula. The part pictured here is 2.5 light years in length (the equivalent
(- The Perfect Storm, a small region in the Swan Nebula, 5.500 light years away, described
(- Starry Night, so named because it reminded astronomers of the Van Gogh painting.
(- The glowering eyes from 114 million light years away are the swirling cores of two merging galaxies
(- The Trifid Nebula. A 'stellar nursery', 9.000 light years from here, it is where new stars are being born.)