New images of the nebula "Snail" in the infrared

New images of the nebula "Snail" in the infrared Facts

On the new images in the infrared nebula "Snail» (Helix Nebula) looks like a huge golden eye in the sky. Pictures were taken with the European Southern Observatory telescope VISTA.

In the nebula contains a chain of cold nebular gas that are only visible in a picture taken in the visible spectrum. In such conditions, also found numerous stars and galaxies surrounding nebula.

Planetary nebulae have nothing to do with planets. This name came from the fact that many of them have a small bright disks that resemble the outer

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Strong spirit stronger than steel

From the memoirs of a German captain Helmut Welz. November 11, 1942 

Enemy forces hold significant parts of the factory "Red October". The main center of resistance — open-hearth shop. The capture of this plant is the fall of Stalingrad. 179th Engineer Battalion reinforced 11.11 seizes shop and makes its way to the Volga. The immediate challenge — the south-east side of the shop. I looked at the clock: 02.55. Everything is ready. Strike groups have already taken starting positions for the attack … It's time to go … our artillery barrage already carries

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Best photos of each planet in our solar system

27.03.2013

Every planet in our solar system, provided one of the best ever obtained images

Mercury

Obtained from a spacecraft NASA «Messenger», it is — the best ever picture taken of Mercury. It has been compiled as recently as February 22, 2013.

Venus

It's a little more than an old photograph — with the mission «Magellan» 1996. He was in orbit since 1989, but this is one of the best pictures taken them for all the flight. Dark spots on the entire surface of the planet — it traces

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Strong spirit stronger than steel

 

From the memoirs of a German captain Helmut Welz. November 11, 1942 

Enemy forces hold significant parts of the factory "Red October". The main center of resistance — open-hearth shop. The capture of this plant is the fall of Stalingrad. 179th Engineer Battalion reinforced 11.11 seizes shop and makes its way to the Volga. The immediate challenge — the south-east side of the shop. I looked at the clock: 02.55. Everything is ready. Strike groups have already taken starting positions for the attack … It’s time to go … our artillery barrage

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Not accepted …

In Norway, made to give way to older persons in traffic. It is believed that this you emphasize their physical superiority.

In the States, is not accepted to pay for the woman in the restaurant. It is believed that these men stress their financial supremacy.

China has taken slurp away, otherwise the owners may find it tasteless concoctions. China has quietly — to insult the owners and chefs. A slap sauce tablecloth after a meal — a confirmation that you ate with gusto and you it was delicious.

China has not taken to bring flowers hostess. It is believed

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Hurricane in Kazakhstan. Photo. Video

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27.06.11.Nachnem us your release with the next disaster! Today in Almaty a great storm, which was accompanied by rain and hail, uprooted trees and blew the roofs of houses. The city having power outages and communication. For several hours, was paralyzed traffic. Shyngys Bisari felt the effects of the hurricane. These amateur footage fearsome. A powerful storm with rain, and then hail and uproot trees, tore off roofs and blocked the highway. 12 drivers were trapped in their cars. The lower part of the city in a matter of minutes was flooded. What, in general, happens every time

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20.04.12.Massovaya fish kill in the Krasnoyarsk region. Video

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28.04.12.Massovaya death of fish in one of the ponds Zheleznogorska.Posle how the ice has melted, the lake. Blue or Karasin was filled with dead fish. Water-bailiff had already taken samples to determine the true cause of the plague of fish. It is believed that this was due to lack of oxygen — in the winter the ice had to drill a hole. 10 years standing lake drained, and only last year the reservoir was filled.

Yuri Latushkin: "As it was with us without water, this has led to the widening of the luxuriant vegetation on the banks and

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Italian cut his eye during the Mass

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ROME, Oct. 2 — RIA Novosti, Sergei Elders. A resident of the Italian city of Viareggio (Viareggio) hands tore both his eyes during Sunday mass at the Catholic church of St. Andrew, local media reported.

, Told reporters the parish priest Don Lorenzo Tanganelli (Lorenzo Tanganelli), 46-year-old man at first behaved very calmly, but during the sermon suddenly stood up and shouted. He later explained that a voice told him to commit this act.

First aid to the man had other parishioners. He was then quickly taken to the ophthalmology department of the city hospital, where surgeons are currently

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Mysterious stain on pictures rover Curiosity thrilled the public

The very first photograph taken by rover Curiosity moments after landing on the surface of the Red Planet, excited the imagination of fans of science fiction.In the picture was captured low resolutions mysterious object — fuzzy outlines "spot", which rises above the horizon.Given the distance from which the picture was taken, the size of the object must have been considerable.Mystery added that in the next photo of the surface of the planet, made in an hour, no "spots" were gone.Internet users in the forums offered a different version of the mysterious object — glare and optical effects to just

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Lunar eclipse photos from various parts of the world! Take a look!)

On the night of Thursday, June 16, it was noted the first total lunar eclipse of 2011: in 21.24, Moscow time, the celestial body entered the Earth's shadow. At 23.22 eclipse reached totality: earth's shadow completely closed lunar disk. Today's lunar eclipse was the longest in 11 years.

See also: March 19 — Day superluniya, The first in 2011, solar eclipse, Winter solstice and lunar eclipse, Annular solar eclipse

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1. Moon during an eclipse on the background of one of the attractions of the Belgian capital — Atomium. In the minutes of the eclipse

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