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    Hercules Essay

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    being poisoned by his wife Deianeira, who was deceived by the centaur Nessus into believi... ... middle of paper ... ...so called the Great Globular Cluster or the Hercules Globular Cluster. Lying relatively nearby is another notable Messier object, Messier 92 (NGC 6341). Approximately 26,000 light-years distant, it is one of the brightest globular clusters in the northern sky. The constellation Hercules also contains an interesting planetary nebula, Abell 39. Lying about 6,800 light-years away

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    Space is littered with stars. White specks in the sky, radiant and proud, illuminate the night sky. Space in general is a mystery, full of black holes, planets, asteroids, galaxies, and more. Although the one thing about space has always sparked my interest: stars. I've always wondered what different types of stars exist, as well as the ones who have managed to outshine the rest. Stars come in various forms. For one, there are blue giants. Blue giants are blue tinted stars that are more luminous

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    The Milky Way

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    The Milky Way http://seds.lpl.arizona.edu/messier/more/mw_sky.html The Milky Way is the home of our Solar System along with at least 200 billion other stars and planets. It contains thousands of clusters and nebulas. It is the home of nearly all the objects of Messier’s catalog that aren’t their own galaxies. The mass of our giant galaxy is somewhere between 750 billion and one trillion solar masses. The diameter is estimated to be about 100,000 light years. The galaxy has three main components:

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    Sagitta, a Constellation

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    Sagitta, which means “the arrow” in Latin, is a constellation that can be found from all places on Earth, excluding the Antarctic Circle, at approximately +90° and -70°. It is located in the fourth quadrant of the northern hemisphere, inside the Milky Way, and can best be seen in the months of August and September at approximately 9:00 PM. Sagitta was first discovered by the renowned Greek astronomer, Ptolemy, in the second century. It is considered “ancient,” for it is one of the oldest recognized

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    smaller dust clouds within the Milky Way Galaxy. However, he also believed that the Sun was not the center of the galaxy. To support his claims, he used many types of evidence. His argument against the sun being the center of the galaxy was that globular clusters were more prominent towards one half the the sky, the side closer to the center. To support his single galaxy theory, He claimed that if “nebulae” were separate galaxies, they would have to be 108 light years away for the measurements to be correct

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    Juhenn Elirt Budi wes burn on Hembarg, Girmeny un Jenaery 19, 1747. Hos fethir wes e mirchent end hos muthir steyid et humi woth hom end hos ioght yuangir bruthirs end sostirs. Budi nivir wint tu furmel schuul, bat hos fethir wes ditirmonid tu tiech hom huw tu bi e griet mirchent. Huwivir, Budi dodn’t went tu bicumi e mirchent. Hi wes viry ontiristid on methimetocs, giugrephy, end estrulugy. Hi dicodid tu gu egeonst whet hos fethir wes tiechong hom end parsai e ceriir on Astrulugy onstied. Whin Budi

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    Discovery of the Expansion of the Universe

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    This is because the globular clusters were observed to be concentrated towards one half of the sky. Also, the distances of the variable stars implied that the globular clusters were far away. (3) He believed that Milky Way was so large that it was the entire Galaxy (4) Spiral Nebulae were just gaseous clouds located within our Milky Way. He modeled this by observing the globular star clusters. (Zabludoff, 2012) Previously, the distance to one of the prominent globular cluster called M13 was determined

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    Discussing the Hypothesis of a Supermassive Black Hole in the Milky Way Galaxy There is evidence that supports the hypothesis that the Milky Way Galaxy has a massive black hole at its core. At the center of our very own galaxy is a mysterious source of energy. Vast amounts of radiation pour from this compact source which may be a Supermassive Black Hole. Astronomers found an intense radio source with strings of other radio sources clustered about it in the direction of the galactic center. The

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    The Origins of Super-massive Black Holes

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    stars collapse, so the larger the star, the larger the black hole. ( Millis 2014) . So therefore a simple idea of how a super massive black hole might have been formed would be because of a collision of super enormous star or a collision of star clusters (star clouds). (Super massive black holes 2014) A simple theory ... ... middle of paper ... ...f supermassive black holes”. Astronomy. Accessed 23 April http://www.astronomy.com/news/2014/01/dwarf-galaxies-give-clues-to-origin-of-supermassive-black-holes

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    The Andromeda Galaxy

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    The Andromeda is part of the Local Group of galaxies. The Andromeda galaxy is the closest full size galaxy to the Milky Way. The Andromeda Galaxy is about four times bigger than the moon in the sky. Andromeda contains around one trillion stars. The Andromeda Galaxy is also the only galaxy noticeable to the naked eye in the Northern Hemisphere. The Andromeda Galaxy is the Milky Way's larget galactic acquaintance and is on course for a collision in the fututre. It is believe that the Milky Way Galaxy

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