A lovely magnetic bouquet, 19,000 light-years from Earth, pulsar PSR B1509-58 beckons from the small southern constellation of Circinus.
X-Rays & Circinus Pulsar
-Credit: B. Gaensler et al., MIT, NASA
-Oops! forgot the Rose: VIEW. -Image: by Rogelio Bernal Andreo
-Bouquet Caption: Like its cousin at the heart of the Crab nebula, the Circinus pulsar is a rapidly spinning, magnetized neutron star. Seen in this false-color Chandra Observatory image, the environment surrounding this cosmic powerhouse glows in high energy x-rays.
-From: NASA @Twitter:
-A Valentine from Soichi Noguchi!
-Soichi's ISS photography is admired: the world over.
-A Valentine Back at you!
Only 200 light-years away. IC 1805:
The Heart Nebula Credit &:
Image: Daniel Marquardt
This deep view of the region around the Heart Nebula, cropped from a larger mosaic, spans about 2.5 degrees on the sky or about 5 times the diameter of the Full Moon.
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-VIDEO: The Love You Song: VIEW.
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