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España (y Portugal) "at night". (Imagen tomada por la tripulación de la Estación Espacial Internacional).

Barcelona, Spain Credit: NASA Earth Observatory The city lights of Spain and Portugal define the Iberian Peninsula in this photograph from the International Space Station (ISS) taken on Dec. Barcelona hosted the 1992 Summer Olympics for the XXV Olympiad

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If the planets were as far away from earth as the moon… (think that I would be scared by Jupiter & Saturn! lol)

If the planets were as far away from earth as the moon…

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“She will not let her father teach her about constellations, because she will not trap the stars. She lives in a world made entirely of sky.” AMY ZHANG, FALLING INTO PLACE

Spaghetti Nebula (Simeis 147) Located between the Auriga and Taurus constellations, this supernova created a really unique remnant after the major explosion. The filaments of material that were left behind in the supernova remnant emit a strong radio signal, and produce a beautiful wispy visual. Wikipedia / Digitized Sky Survey,  expanse.collectivepress.com ESA/ESO/NASA FITS Liberator

The Spaghetti Nebula, supernova remnant in Taurus Image Credit: Digitized Sky Survey, ESA/ESO/NASA FITS Liberator . in a galaxy far, far way.

Europe at Night - shows how densely populated Britain is, particularly South/East England:-(

Infographic Of The Day: Using Twitter And Flickr Geotags To Map The World

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La Quebrada is a cliff 45 meters high, located in the port of Acapulco, Guerrero, in southern Mexico.

SPACE - This example of our solar system use scaling to show size, order, and distance of planets to the sun.

Want to feel humble and completely insignificant? Stop for a moment and think, just think, how tiny Earth is in our Solar System, and it is but a dust mite in the Universe!

Kepler-186f ~ The first known Earth-size planet to lie within the habitable zone of a star beyond the Sun.

The first known Earth-size planet to lie within the habitable zone of a star beyond the Sun. Discovered using data from the prolific planet-hunting Kepler spacecraft, the distant world.

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rainbow Nacreous Clouds - Iceland - Polar stratospheric clouds or PSCs, also known as nacreous clouds (from nacre, or mother of pearl, due to its iridescence), are clouds in the winter polar stratosphere at altitudes of meters.

If this doesn't blow your mind, nothing will, and this is just ONE of trillions upon trillions of galaxies!!!

If This Doesn’t Blow Your Mind, Nothing Will

Other than a handful of deep sky objects (galaxies, nebulas, star clusters) that can be seen w/ the naked eye, this statement is basically correct. The stars we can see do generally fit inside that circle.

Dark Forest, Australia

The road may turn foggy and we may get scared, but, travel forward to see what lies ahead. Dark Forest, Australia photo via willow