Acrobase  

Καλώς ήρθατε στην AcroBase.
Δείτε εδώ τα πιο πρόσφατα μηνύματα από όλες τις περιοχές συζητήσεων, καθώς και όλες τις υπηρεσίες της AcroBase.
H εγγραφή σας είναι γρήγορη και εύκολη.

Επιστροφή   Acrobase > Ελεύθερος Χρόνος και Ψυχαγωγία > Καθημερινά ενημερωτικά θέματα
Ομάδες (Groups) Τοίχος Άρθρα acrobase.org Ημερολόγιο Φωτογραφίες Στατιστικά

Notices

Δεν έχετε δημιουργήσει όνομα χρήστη στην Acrobase.
Μπορείτε να το δημιουργήσετε εδώ

Απάντηση στο θέμα
 
Εργαλεία Θεμάτων Τρόποι εμφάνισης
  #121  
Παλιά 15-05-07, 09:00
Το avatar του χρήστη Xenios
Xenios Ο χρήστης Xenios δεν είναι συνδεδεμένος
Administrator
 

Τελευταία φορά Online: 12-11-16 11:12
Φύλο: Άντρας

Κάντε κλικ για μεγάλη ανάλυση

Bright Spiral Galaxy M81 in Ultraviolet from Galex
Credit: NASA, JPL-Caltech, Galex Team, J. Huchra et al. (Harvard CfA)

Explanation: Where are the hot stars in M81, one of the closest major spiral galaxies? To help find out, astronomers took a deep image in ultraviolet light of the sprawling spiral with the Earth-orbiting Galex telescope. Hot stars emit more ultraviolet than cool stars, and are frequently associated with young open clusters of stars and energetic star forming regions. Magnificent spiral galaxy M81, slightly smaller in size to our own Milky Way Galaxy, shows off its young stars in its winding spiral arms in the above image. Less than 100 million years old, the young stars are blue in the above false-color Galex image and seen to be well separated from the older yellowish stars of the galactic core. Visible above M81 is a satellite galaxy dubbed Holmberg IX. Studying the unexpectedly bright ultraviolet glow of this small irregular galaxy may help astronomers understand how the many satellites of our own Milky Way Galaxy developed. M81, visible through a small telescope, spans about 70,000 light years and lies about 12 million light years away toward the constellation of the Great Bear (Ursa Major).

Tomorrow's picture: dark ring

Πηγή
__________________
όταν γράφεται η ιστορία της ζωής σου,
μην αφήνεις κανέναν να κρατάει την πένα
Απάντηση με παράθεση
  #122  
Παλιά 15-05-07, 10:51
Το avatar του χρήστη Xenios
Xenios Ο χρήστης Xenios δεν είναι συνδεδεμένος
Administrator
 

Τελευταία φορά Online: 12-11-16 11:12
Φύλο: Άντρας


Βόρειος Πόλος, νεα Σελήνη και παρακαλώ ησυχία να απολαύσουμε αυτό το υπέροχο θέαμα.
__________________
όταν γράφεται η ιστορία της ζωής σου,
μην αφήνεις κανέναν να κρατάει την πένα
Απάντηση με παράθεση
  #123  
Παλιά 16-05-07, 09:43
Το avatar του χρήστη Xenios
Xenios Ο χρήστης Xenios δεν είναι συνδεδεμένος
Administrator
 

Τελευταία φορά Online: 12-11-16 11:12
Φύλο: Άντρας


Dark Matter Ring Modeled around Galaxy Cluster CL0024+17
Credit: NASA, ESA, M. J. Jee & H. Ford et al. (Johns Hopkins U.)

Explanation: How do we know that dark matter isn't just normal matter exhibiting strange gravity? A new observation of gravitationally magnified faint galaxies far in the distance behind a massive cluster of galaxies is shedding new dark on the subject. The above detailed image from the Hubble Space Telescope indicates that a huge ring of dark matter likely exists surrounding the center of CL0024+17 that has no normal matter counterpart. What is visible in the above image, first and foremost, are many spectacular galaxies that are part of CL0024+17 itself, typically appearing tan in color. Next, a close inspection of the cluster center shows several unusual and repeated galaxy shapes, typically more blue. These are multiple images of a few distant galaxies, showing that the cluster is a strong gravitational lens. It is the relatively weak distortions of the many distant faint blue galaxies all over the image, however, that indicates the existence of the dark matter ring. The computationally modeled dark matter ring spans about five million light years and been digitally superimposed to the image in diffuse blue. A hypothesis for the formation of the huge dark matter ring holds that it is a transient feature formed when galaxy cluster CL0024+17 collided with another cluster of galaxies about one billion years ago, leaving a ring similar to when a rock is thrown in a pond.

Tomorrow's picture: open space

Πηγή
__________________
όταν γράφεται η ιστορία της ζωής σου,
μην αφήνεις κανέναν να κρατάει την πένα
Απάντηση με παράθεση
  #124  
Παλιά 17-05-07, 10:41
Το avatar του χρήστη Xenios
Xenios Ο χρήστης Xenios δεν είναι συνδεδεμένος
Administrator
 

Τελευταία φορά Online: 12-11-16 11:12
Φύλο: Άντρας


The Milky Way Near the Southern Cross
Credit & Copyright: Yuri Beletsky

Explanation: The glow of the southern Milky Way and the well-known Southern Cross are featured in this colorful skyscape recorded in April over La Frontera, Chile. The Southern Cross (Crux) itself is at the right of the 20 degree wide field of view, topped by bright, yellowish star Gamma Crucis. A line from Gamma Crucis through the blue star at the bottom of the cross, Alpha Crucis, points toward the south celestial pole. Against faint Milky Way starlight, the dark expanse of the Coal Sack Nebula lies just left of the cross, while farther left along the Milky Way are the bright stars Hadar and Rigil Kentaurus, also known as Beta and Alpha Centauri. Blazing in the lower left, Alpha Cen is the closest star to the Sun, a mere 4.3 light-years distant. In fact, yellowish Alpha Cen is actually a triple star system that includes a sun-like star. Seen from Alpha Cen, our own Sun would be a bright yellowish star in the otherwise recognizable constellation Cassiopeia.

Tomorrow's picture: pixels in space

Πηγή
__________________
όταν γράφεται η ιστορία της ζωής σου,
μην αφήνεις κανέναν να κρατάει την πένα
Απάντηση με παράθεση
  #125  
Παλιά 18-05-07, 08:41
Το avatar του χρήστη Xenios
Xenios Ο χρήστης Xenios δεν είναι συνδεδεμένος
Administrator
 

Τελευταία φορά Online: 12-11-16 11:12
Φύλο: Άντρας


M13: The Great Globular Cluster in Hercules
Credit & Copyright: Copyright: Thomas V. Davis (tvdavisastropix.com)

Explanation: In 1714, Edmond Halley noted that M13 "shows itself to the naked eye when the sky is serene and the Moon absent." Of course, M13 is now modestly recognized as the Great Globular Cluster in Hercules, one of the brightest globular star clusters in the northern sky. Telescopic views reveal the spectacular cluster's hundreds of thousands of stars. At a distance of 25,000 light-years, the cluster stars crowd into a region 150 light-years in diameter, but approaching the cluster core upwards of 100 stars could be contained in a cube just 3 light-years on a side. For comparison, the closest star to the Sun is over 4 light-years away. Along with the cluster's dense core, the outer reaches of M13 are highlighted in this deep color image. A distant background galaxy, NGC 6207 is also visible above and to the right of the Great Globular Cluster M13.

Tomorrow's picture: playground astronomy

Πηγή
__________________
όταν γράφεται η ιστορία της ζωής σου,
μην αφήνεις κανέναν να κρατάει την πένα
Απάντηση με παράθεση
  #126  
Παλιά 19-05-07, 08:05
Το avatar του χρήστη Xenios
Xenios Ο χρήστης Xenios δεν είναι συνδεδεμένος
Administrator
 

Τελευταία φορά Online: 12-11-16 11:12
Φύλο: Άντρας


Circum-axial Leaf Trails
Credit & Copyright: Trudy E. Bell

Explanation: Are photographs of star trails really evidence of the Earth's rotation about its axis? Yes they are, and science journalist Trudy E. Bell discovered that there is a simple way to demonstrate this, if you have the stomach for it. First, find a playground equipped with a standard Merry-Go-Round (MGR) located under or near a large, leafy tree. Seat yourself near the middle of the MGR platform. Ask a local playground expert (KID) to get you spinning very, very fast. As the scenery flashes by at a dizzying rate, point your camera skyward and take a picture with a slow shutter speed setting. The result will be similar to this excellent image of concentric, arcing leaf trails centered at a point corresponding to the MGR's axis of rotation - a convincing imitation of circumpolar star trails recorded in hours-long exposures of planet Earth's night sky. Then, just stand up and walk away ... if you still can.

Tomorrow's picture: spherule

Πηγή
__________________
όταν γράφεται η ιστορία της ζωής σου,
μην αφήνεις κανέναν να κρατάει την πένα
Απάντηση με παράθεση
  #127  
Παλιά 20-05-07, 10:17
Το avatar του χρήστη Xenios
Xenios Ο χρήστης Xenios δεν είναι συνδεδεμένος
Administrator
 

Τελευταία φορά Online: 12-11-16 11:12
Φύλο: Άντρας


A Spherule from the Earth's Moon
Credit: Timothy Culler (UCB) et al., Apollo 11 Crew, NASA

Explanation: How did this spherule come to be on the Moon? When a meteorite strikes the Moon, the energy of the impact melts some of the splattering rock, a fraction of which might cool into tiny glass beads. Many of these glass beads were present in lunar soil samples returned to Earth by the Apollo missions. Pictured above is one such glass spherule that measures only a quarter of a millimeter across. This spherule is particularly interesting because it has been victim to an even smaller impact. A miniature crater is visible on the upper left, surrounded by a fragmented area caused by the shockwaves of the small impact. By dating many of these impacts, astronomers can estimate the history of cratering on our Moon.

Tomorrow's picture: shiny dust

Πηγή
__________________
όταν γράφεται η ιστορία της ζωής σου,
μην αφήνεις κανέναν να κρατάει την πένα
Απάντηση με παράθεση
  #128  
Παλιά 21-05-07, 09:09
Το avatar του χρήστη Xenios
Xenios Ο χρήστης Xenios δεν είναι συνδεδεμένος
Administrator
 

Τελευταία φορά Online: 12-11-16 11:12
Φύλο: Άντρας


In the Center of Reflection Nebula NGC 1333
Credit & Copyright: T. Rector (U. Alaska Anchorage), H. Schweiker, WIYN, NOAO, AURA, NSF

Explanation: The dust is so thick in the center of NGC 1333 that you can hardly see the stars forming. Conversely, the very dust clouds that hide the stars also reflects their optical light, giving NGC 1333's predominantly blue glow the general designation of a reflection nebula. A highly detailed image of the nebula, shown above, was taken recently by the Mayall 4-meter telescope on Kitt Peak in Arizona, USA and released to honor astronomer Stephen Strom on his retirement. Visible near the image top are vast blue regions of dust predominantly reflecting the light from bright massive stars. Visible in the thick central dust are not only newly formed stars but red jets and red-glowing gas energized by the light and winds from recently formed young stars. The NGC 1333 nebula contains hundreds of newly formed stars that are less than one million years old. Reflection nebula NGC 1333 lies about 1,000 light years away toward the constellation of Perseus.

Tomorrow's picture: open space

Πηγή
__________________
όταν γράφεται η ιστορία της ζωής σου,
μην αφήνεις κανέναν να κρατάει την πένα
Απάντηση με παράθεση
  #129  
Παλιά 22-05-07, 09:22
Το avatar του χρήστη Xenios
Xenios Ο χρήστης Xenios δεν είναι συνδεδεμένος
Administrator
 

Τελευταία φορά Online: 12-11-16 11:12
Φύλο: Άντρας

Κάντε κλικ για μεγάλη ανάλυση

The Cassini spacecraft surveys Saturn's outstretched ring system in the infrared from a vantage point high above the planet's northern latitudes. Nearly the full expanse of the main rings is visible here -- from the C ring to the outer edge of the A ring (in the upper left corner).

Ring shadows are visible on the planet at lower left, and two large storms swirl near center.

This view looks toward the unilluminated side of the rings from about 52 degrees above the ringplane.

The image was taken with the Cassini spacecraft wide-angle camera using a combination of spectral filters sensitive to wavelengths of infrared light centered at 752 (red channel), 890 (blue channel) and 728 (green channel) nanometers. The view was acquired on April 5, 2007 at a distance of approximately 1.4 million kilometers (900,000 miles) from Saturn. Image scale is 81 kilometers (51 miles) per pixel.

Image credit: NASA/JPL/Space Science Institute

Πηγή
__________________
όταν γράφεται η ιστορία της ζωής σου,
μην αφήνεις κανέναν να κρατάει την πένα
Απάντηση με παράθεση
  #130  
Παλιά 24-05-07, 07:11
Το avatar του χρήστη Xenios
Xenios Ο χρήστης Xenios δεν είναι συνδεδεμένος
Administrator
 

Τελευταία φορά Online: 12-11-16 11:12
Φύλο: Άντρας


The Tulip in the Swan
Credit & Copyright: Neil Fleming

Explanation: This expansive (1-degree wide) telescopic view looks out along the plane of our Milky Way Galaxy toward the nebula rich constellation Cygnus the Swan. It is centered on a bright hydrogen emission region recorded in the 1959 catalog by astronomer Stewart Sharpless as Sh2-101. About 8,000 light-years distant the nebula is popularly known as the Tulip Nebula, understandably not the only cosmic cloud to evoke the imagery of flowers. Complex and beautiful in visible light, the area also includes one of the brightest, most famous sources in the x-ray sky, Cygnus X-1. Discovered in the early 1970s, Cygnus X-1 is a bizarre binary system consisting of a massive, hot, supergiant star (seen here) in close orbit with a stellar mass black hole. The Cygnus X-1 system is also estimated to lie a comfortable 8,000 light-years away.

Tomorrow's picture: a tale of two planes

Πηγή
__________________
όταν γράφεται η ιστορία της ζωής σου,
μην αφήνεις κανέναν να κρατάει την πένα
Απάντηση με παράθεση
  #131  
Παλιά 25-05-07, 08:09
Το avatar του χρήστη Xenios
Xenios Ο χρήστης Xenios δεν είναι συνδεδεμένος
Administrator
 

Τελευταία φορά Online: 12-11-16 11:12
Φύλο: Άντρας


Jupiter, Vesta, and the Milky Way
Credit & Copyright: Jimmy Westlake (Colorado Mountain College)

Explanation: In this gorgeous skyscape, gas giant Jupiter along with the stars and cosmic dust clouds of the Milky Way hang over the southern horizon in the early morning hours as seen from Stagecoach, Colorado, USA. Recorded on Thursday, Jupiter is the brightest object near picture center. Along with the stunning Milky Way, Jupiter is hard to miss, but a careful inspection of the view also reveals main belt asteroid Vesta. Of all the asteroids Vesta is the brightest and is now just bright enough to be visible to the naked eye from locations with very dark, clear skies. Vesta (as well as Jupiter) appears relatively bright now because it is near opposition, literally opposite the Sun in planet Earth's sky and closest to Earth in its orbit. For Vesta, this opposition offers the best viewing in many years. The year 2007 also coincides with 200th anniversary of the asteroid's discovery. Starting late next month, NASA plans to launch the Dawn mission intended to explore Vesta (and Ceres) and the main asteroid belt.

Tomorrow's picture: The Moon's Saturn

Πηγή
__________________
όταν γράφεται η ιστορία της ζωής σου,
μην αφήνεις κανέναν να κρατάει την πένα
Απάντηση με παράθεση
  #132  
Παλιά 26-05-07, 07:33
Το avatar του χρήστη Xenios
Xenios Ο χρήστης Xenios δεν είναι συνδεδεμένος
Administrator
 

Τελευταία φορά Online: 12-11-16 11:12
Φύλο: Άντρας


The Moon's Saturn
Credit & Copyright: Jens Hackmann

Explanation: On May 22nd, just days after sharing the western evening sky with Venus, the Moon moved on to Saturn - actually passing in front of the ringed planet when viewed in skies over Europe, northern Africa, and western Asia. Because the Moon and bright planets wander through the sky near the ecliptic plane, such occultation events are not uncommon, but they are dramatic, especially in telescopic views. For example, in this sharp image Saturn is captured emerging from behind the Moon, giving the illusion that it lies just beyond the Moon's bright edge. Of course, the Moon is a mere 400 thousand kilometers away, compared to Saturn's distance of 1.4 billion kilometers. Taken with a digital camera and 20 inch diameter telescope at the Weikersheim Observatory in southern Germany, the picture is a single exposure adjusted to reduce the difference in brightness between Saturn and the cratered lunar surface.

Tomorrow's picture: cosmic horse

Πηγή
__________________
όταν γράφεται η ιστορία της ζωής σου,
μην αφήνεις κανέναν να κρατάει την πένα
Απάντηση με παράθεση
  #133  
Παλιά 27-05-07, 08:22
Το avatar του χρήστη Xenios
Xenios Ο χρήστης Xenios δεν είναι συνδεδεμένος
Administrator
 

Τελευταία φορά Online: 12-11-16 11:12
Φύλο: Άντρας


The Horsehead Nebula
Credit & Copyright: Nigel Sharp (NOAO), KPNO, AURA, NSF

Explanation: One of the most identifiable nebulae in the sky, the Horsehead Nebula in Orion, is part of a large, dark, molecular cloud. Also known as Barnard 33, the unusual shape was first discovered on a photographic plate in the late 1800s. The red glow originates from hydrogen gas predominantly behind the nebula, ionized by the nearby bright star Sigma Orionis. The darkness of the Horsehead is caused mostly by thick dust, although the lower part of the Horsehead's neck casts a shadow to the left. Streams of gas leaving the nebula are funneled by a strong magnetic field. Bright spots in the Horsehead Nebula's base are young stars just in the process of forming. Light takes about 1500 years to reach us from the Horsehead Nebula. The above image was taken with the 0.9-meter telescope at Kitt Peak National Observatory.

Tomorrow's picture: martian cave

Πηγή
__________________
όταν γράφεται η ιστορία της ζωής σου,
μην αφήνεις κανέναν να κρατάει την πένα
Απάντηση με παράθεση
  #134  
Παλιά 28-05-07, 09:48
Το avatar του χρήστη Xenios
Xenios Ο χρήστης Xenios δεν είναι συνδεδεμένος
Administrator
 

Τελευταία φορά Online: 12-11-16 11:12
Φύλο: Άντρας


A Hole in Mars
Credit: NASA, JPL, U. Arizona

Explanation: Black spots have been discovered on Mars that are so dark that nothing inside can be seen. Quite possibly, the spots are entrances to deep underground caves capable of protecting Martian life, where it to exist. The unusual hole pictured above was found on the slopes of the giant Martian volcano Arsia Mons. The above image was captured three weeks ago by the HiRISE instrument onboard the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter currently circling Mars. The holes were originally identified on lower resolution images from the Mars Odyssey spacecraft, The above hole is about the size of a football field and is so deep that it is completely unilluminated by the Sun. Such holes and underground caves might be prime targets for future spacecraft, robots, and even the next generation of human interplanetary explorers.

Tomorrow's picture: sprawling spiral

Πηγή
__________________
όταν γράφεται η ιστορία της ζωής σου,
μην αφήνεις κανέναν να κρατάει την πένα
Απάντηση με παράθεση
  #135  
Παλιά 29-05-07, 08:17
Το avatar του χρήστη Xenios
Xenios Ο χρήστης Xenios δεν είναι συνδεδεμένος
Administrator
 

Τελευταία φορά Online: 12-11-16 11:12
Φύλο: Άντρας

Κάντε κλικ για μεγένθυση

Bright Spiral Galaxy M81 from Hubble
Credit: NASA, ESA, and the Hubble Heritage Team (STScI/AURA)

Explanation: The Hubble Space Telescope has resolved individual stars in a spectacular new image of nearby spiral galaxy M81. The feat is similar to Edwin Hubble's historic images with the Mt. Wilson 100-inch Hooker Telescope in the 1920s that resolved stars in neighboring galaxy M31. Edwin Hubble was able to use individual Cepheid variable stars to show that M31 was not nearby swirling gas but rather an entire galaxy like our Milky Way Galaxy. This above image in visible light taken by the Hubble Space Telescope is being used in conjunction with images being taken in ultraviolet by Galex, infrared by Spitzer, and X-rays with Chandra to study how stars have formed and died over the history M81. Light takes about 12 million years to reach us from M81. M81 is visible with binoculars toward the constellation of the Great Bear (Ursa Major).

Tomorrow's picture: my blue saturn

Πηγή
__________________
όταν γράφεται η ιστορία της ζωής σου,
μην αφήνεις κανέναν να κρατάει την πένα
Απάντηση με παράθεση
Απάντηση στο θέμα


Συνδεδεμένοι χρήστες που διαβάζουν αυτό το θέμα: 6 (0 μέλη και 6 επισκέπτες)
 
Εργαλεία Θεμάτων
Τρόποι εμφάνισης

Δικαιώματα - Επιλογές
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is σε λειτουργία
Τα Smilies είναι σε λειτουργία
Ο κώδικας [IMG] είναι σε λειτουργία
Ο κώδικας HTML είναι σε λειτουργία

Που θέλετε να σας πάμε;


Όλες οι ώρες είναι GMT +3. Η ώρα τώρα είναι 11:02.



Forum engine powered by : vBulletin Version 3.8.2
Copyright ©2000 - 2024, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.