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~ 😳 BLACK HOLE ON JUPITER?? 🤔 No.....its not a black hole. 😞 NASA’s Juno spacecraft recently caught this ominous view of Jupiter, which shows a massive black spot atop the gas giant’s churning clouds. Looks scary, but there’s a perfectly reasonable explanation: It’s a shadow cast by Jupiter’s extremely volcanic moon, Io.
Juno captured this stunning series of images on September 12, while participating in its 22nd perijove, or close encounter, with Jupiter. The NASA spacecraft, which arrived at the Jovian system in July 2017, is in a highly elliptical polar orbit that brings it close to the gas giant’s cloud tops and then out again into deeper space.
Juno was around 8,000 kilometers (5,000 miles) from the surface of Jupiter when its JunoCam snapped these images, and the probe is now on a trajectory that will take it over 8 million kilometers away from the gas giant before swinging back again for its 23rd perijove so far.
Image: NASA/JPL-Caltech/SwRI/MSSS/Kevin M. Gill
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An image of newly forming planet PDS 70b around its star (which is blacked out by a coronagraph so that the planet could be observed). Recent research led by astronomer Miriam Keppler of the Max Planck Institute for Astronomy (MPIA) used a next-generation imaging instrument called SPHERE (Spectro-Polarimetric High-contrast Exoplanet Research), attached to the European Southern Observatory’s Very Large Telescope (VLT) in Chile, to survey hundreds of young stars for signs of exoplanets forming.
About 370 lightyears away from us is a star called PDS 70, which is estimated to be ~10 million years old. It's around this star that Keppler and her team first discovered planet PDS 70b and confirmed a long supported hypothesis, that planets form by coalescing from the disks of gas and dust around young stars.
More recent research on this planet suggests it is several times more massive than Jupiter, with a cloudy atmosphere that hits temperatures around 1000°C, despite orbiting its star at roughly the same distance as Uranus from the Sun. However, there's still a lot of unknowns when it comes to making such predictions about worlds that have freshly formed around their young, parent stars.
Image: ESO/ A. Müller et al.
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We will have Arctic/desert, sea/land big playbases and four season sets available tonight at 8pm at www.toysbynature.co.uk
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spit on my trust
and you won't hear of me again
give me your loyalty
and I will give you all of mine
love me as a sister
and I shall love you in a way no one has ever loved a brother
make me laugh
and I will show you bare smiles
speak to me only of truth
and I shall gladly take it no matter the weight
ask me to be with you
and I will never stray
permit me your soul
and I am yours forever
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Pulsating Gamma-Rays Detected For Second-Fastest Spinning Pulsar🤯🔥. Objects like pulsar J0952-0607 are far from common. Not only are pulsars neutron stars that pack more mass than our Sun in a sphere just 20 kilometers (12 miles) across, but they also spin on their axis at incredible speeds. This is what makes J0952-0607 truly special to astronomers: It completes 707 rotations every second, making it the second-fastest pulsar ever discovered.As these pulsars spin, they emit radiation. From the perspective of Earth, they pulsate every time they turn in our direction, making their detection similar to the flashes from a lighthouse. In the case of J0952-0607, this happens once every 1.4 milliseconds. The pulsations are seen in radio waves, gamma-rays, or both depending on the geometry of the system. Previously, pulsar J0952-0607 had only been detected with radio observatories, but now an international team has caught this rapid pulsation in gamma rays.•••Image Credit: Archange1Michael / deviantart•What do you think of this 🤔 💭?Tag someone to read this❤️😍•Discover the Cosmos with us 🔭 💫 & Follow us for more💖🙏 @intospace0• #pulsar #supernova #stars #neutronstar #earth #exploration #astronaut #spaceship #technology #constellations #moon #universe #space #cosmos #spacetime #blackhole #planets #solarsystem #nebula #interstellar #milkyway #outerspace #galaxies #astronomy #astronomyphotography #nasa #telescope #hubble CREDIT: @intospace0
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The nodes of the moon in astrology : a musical example (Aries/Libra). One of the first thing I noticed, when I looked at the natal charts of married musicians Clara and Robert Schumann, was that their lunar nodes (their soul's mission) were inverted, being respectively in Aries and in Libra. Concretely, it means that the qualities they needed to develop in this life (north node) were exactly the opposites, just like Queen Elizabeth I and Mary Queen of Scots (cf previous article : "The nodes of the moon in astrology : a royal example (Leo/Aquarius)"). Whereas Clara, indeed, had to learn to be progressively less dependent and submissive in her marital life (south node in Libra) in order to concentrate more on her individuality, her self-affirmation and her personal desires (north node in Aries) ; her husband, Robert, had to learn to temperate this last qualities (south node in Aries) in order to pay more attention to his wife's need (north node in Libra). It's no surprise, in these conditions, that there were a few quarrels and some adjustments to be made in the first years of their wedding, Robert being naturally inclined to be too self-absorbed, thinking mostly about his own carrer and expecting a rather submissive role from his wife (south node in Aries). Gradually, however, he managed to compromise (north node in Libra), as he finally agreed to let Clara do her own piano recitals, which was a necessity, anyway, as she was making more money than he did with his compositions and his work as a conductor... If you are interested in reading the rest of this article, you can go on this page : http://www.facebook.com/flbastrologie (the link is on my instagram's profile). Here, the romantic and tragic German couple, pianists and composers Clara (1819-1896) and Robert Schumann (1810-1856). #astrology #astro #signs #zodiac #planets #nodes #libra #aries #music #classical #piano #art #beauty #romantic #claraschumann #robertschumann #schumann #childhoodscenes #childhood #child #german #love #relationship #couple #tragic #madness #picture #daguerreotype #blackandwhite