How Galaxies are Classified by Type (Infographic) by Karl Tate, Infographics Artist
ESA’s Herschel infrared space telescope has made an unexpected discovery: a dark hole in space. The hole has provided astronomers with a surprising glimpse into the end of the star-forming process. A cloud of bright reflective gas known to astronomers as NGC 1999 sits next to a black patch of sky. For most of the 20th century, such black patches have been known to be dense clouds of dust and gas that block light from passing through.
A STAR'S BIRTH AND DEATH --- In this graphic discover what takes for a star to be born. By Jason Treat and Alexander Stegmaier. Published on March 2014
Lifecycle of a star
solar eclipse at Tokyo (photo credit: Yoshihiro Sekine)