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Old 02-20-2008, 11:24 AM
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While looking at the article on tonights lunar eclipse from msn, I saw space.com links, one of them being a far away galaxy. Just thought it would be cool to post a link showing the REAL things we are learning about outer space.


http://www.space.com/scienceastronom...st-galaxy.html
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Old 02-20-2008, 12:28 PM
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Wow. 13 billion light years, it's mind boggling! Wonder what the galaxy looks like now, considering we're seeing it as it looked 13 billion yrs ago?

Found this program a few months ago, it's pretty cool.

http://www.shatters.net/celestia/
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Wow, we're seeing it's past!
A1689-zD1? Why do we name great galaxies with these lame names?
I know they mean something important, but come on. I'd like to think
we're a bit more creative than this.
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Well, there are some instances in Trek with just the same lack of creative names... lol
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Well, there are some instances in Trek with just the same lack of creative names... lol
AR-558 comes to mind.
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That is seriously cool!!!

Thanx for the link.
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