stars, stars, stars! (link: StarDate Online. Awesome, helpful site of everything from the moon to the sun, meteors to constellations and more)
We couldn't live as close to Rigel as we live to our sun, because Rigel is nearly twice as hot - and about 40,000 times brighter - than our local star.
The Centaur #star cluster
M3 | Mt. Lemmon SkyCenter
This VLT shot of M95 shows the lovely barred spiral galaxy, which coincidentally has a supernova exploding in it even as I write this! Read all about it: http://blogs.discovermagazine.com/badastronomy/2012/03/19/breaking-possible-supernova-in-nearby-spiral-m95/
Chaotic orbit of Comet Halley explained
#Astronomy: Chaotic orbit of Comet Halley explained
easytorememberr: In its travels through the Milky Way, our sun is accompanied not only by its planets, but also by a trillion distant comets”