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18.0615 Hubble Orion Nebulas2

This image depicts a vast canyon of dust and gas in the Orion Nebula from a 3-D computer model based on observations by NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope and created by science visualization specialists at the Space Telescope Science Institute (STScI) in Baltimore, Md. A 3-D visualization of this model takes viewers on an amazing four-minute voyage through the 15-light-year-wide canyon.

Credit: NASA, G. Bacon, L. Frattare, Z. Levay, and F. Summers (STScI/AURA)

Take an exhilarating ride through the Orion Nebula, a vast star-making factory 1,500 light-years away. Swoop through Orion’s giant canyon of gas and dust. Fly past behemoth stars whose brilliant light illuminates and energizes the entire cloudy region. Zoom by dusty tadpole-shaped objects that are fledgling solar systems.

This virtual space journey isn’t the latest video game but one of several groundbreaking astronomy visualizations created by specialists at the Space Telescope Science Institute (STScI) in Baltimore, the science operations center for NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope. The cinematic space odysseys are part of the new Imax film "Hubble 3D," which opens today at select Imax theaters worldwide.

The 43-minute movie chronicles the 20-year life of Hubble and includes highlights from the May 2009 servicing mission to the Earth-orbiting observatory, with footage taken by the astronauts.

The giant-screen film showcases some of Hubble’s breathtaking iconic pictures, such as the Eagle Nebula’s "Pillars of Creation," as well as stunning views taken by the newly installed Wide Field Camera 3.

While Hubble pictures of celestial objects are awe-inspiring, they are flat 2-D photographs. For this film, those 2-D images have been converted into 3-D environments, giving the audience the impression they are space travelers taking a tour of Hubble’s most popular targets.

"A large-format movie is a truly immersive experience," says Frank Summers, an STScI astronomer and science visualization specialist who led the team that developed the movie visualizations. The team labored for nine months, working on four visualization sequences that comprise about 12 minutes of the movie.

"Seeing these Hubble images in 3-D, you feel like you are flying through space and not just looking at picture postcards," Summers continued. "The spacescapes are all based on Hubble images and data, though some artistic license is necessary to produce the full depth of field needed for 3-D."

The most ambitious sequence is a four-minute voyage through the Orion Nebula’s gas-and-dust canyon, about 15 light-years across. During the ride, viewers will see bright and dark, gaseous clouds; thousands of stars, including a grouping of bright, hefty stars called the Trapezium; and embryonic planetary systems. The tour ends with a detailed look at a young circumstellar disk, which is much like the structure from which our solar system formed 4.5 billion years ago.

Based on a Hubble image of Orion released in 2006, the visualization was a collaborative effort between science visualization specialists at STScI, including Greg Bacon, who sculpted the Orion Nebula digital model, with input from STScI astronomer Massimo Roberto; the National Center for Supercomputing Applications at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; and the Spitzer Science Center at the California Institute of Technology in Pasadena.

For some of the sequences, STScI imaging specialists developed new techniques for transforming the 2-D Hubble images into 3-D. STScI image processing specialists Lisa Frattare and Zolt Levay, for example, created methods of splitting a giant gaseous pillar in the Carina Nebula into multiple layers to produce a 3-D effect, giving the structure depth. The Carina Nebula is a nursery for baby stars.

Frattare painstakingly removed the thousands of stars in the image so that Levay could separate the gaseous layers on the isolated Carina pillar. Frattare then replaced the stars into both foreground and background layers to complete the 3-D model. For added effect, the same separation was done for both vi

Posted by barbara.bellowsterranova on 2018-06-16 23:59:50

Tagged: , NASA , Hubble , Hubble 3D , Orion Nebula , HST , Goddard , Goddard Space Flight Center , GSFC

18.0615 Hubble Orion Nebulas3

This image depicts a vast canyon of dust and gas in the Orion Nebula from a 3-D computer model based on observations by NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope and created by science visualization specialists at the Space Telescope Science Institute (STScI) in Baltimore, Md. A 3-D visualization of this model takes viewers on an amazing four-minute voyage through the 15-light-year-wide canyon.

Credit: NASA, G. Bacon, L. Frattare, Z. Levay, and F. Summers (STScI/AURA)

Take an exhilarating ride through the Orion Nebula, a vast star-making factory 1,500 light-years away. Swoop through Orion’s giant canyon of gas and dust. Fly past behemoth stars whose brilliant light illuminates and energizes the entire cloudy region. Zoom by dusty tadpole-shaped objects that are fledgling solar systems.

This virtual space journey isn’t the latest video game but one of several groundbreaking astronomy visualizations created by specialists at the Space Telescope Science Institute (STScI) in Baltimore, the science operations center for NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope. The cinematic space odysseys are part of the new Imax film "Hubble 3D," which opens today at select Imax theaters worldwide.

The 43-minute movie chronicles the 20-year life of Hubble and includes highlights from the May 2009 servicing mission to the Earth-orbiting observatory, with footage taken by the astronauts.

The giant-screen film showcases some of Hubble’s breathtaking iconic pictures, such as the Eagle Nebula’s "Pillars of Creation," as well as stunning views taken by the newly installed Wide Field Camera 3.

While Hubble pictures of celestial objects are awe-inspiring, they are flat 2-D photographs. For this film, those 2-D images have been converted into 3-D environments, giving the audience the impression they are space travelers taking a tour of Hubble’s most popular targets.

"A large-format movie is a truly immersive experience," says Frank Summers, an STScI astronomer and science visualization specialist who led the team that developed the movie visualizations. The team labored for nine months, working on four visualization sequences that comprise about 12 minutes of the movie.

"Seeing these Hubble images in 3-D, you feel like you are flying through space and not just looking at picture postcards," Summers continued. "The spacescapes are all based on Hubble images and data, though some artistic license is necessary to produce the full depth of field needed for 3-D."

The most ambitious sequence is a four-minute voyage through the Orion Nebula’s gas-and-dust canyon, about 15 light-years across. During the ride, viewers will see bright and dark, gaseous clouds; thousands of stars, including a grouping of bright, hefty stars called the Trapezium; and embryonic planetary systems. The tour ends with a detailed look at a young circumstellar disk, which is much like the structure from which our solar system formed 4.5 billion years ago.

Based on a Hubble image of Orion released in 2006, the visualization was a collaborative effort between science visualization specialists at STScI, including Greg Bacon, who sculpted the Orion Nebula digital model, with input from STScI astronomer Massimo Roberto; the National Center for Supercomputing Applications at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; and the Spitzer Science Center at the California Institute of Technology in Pasadena.

For some of the sequences, STScI imaging specialists developed new techniques for transforming the 2-D Hubble images into 3-D. STScI image processing specialists Lisa Frattare and Zolt Levay, for example, created methods of splitting a giant gaseous pillar in the Carina Nebula into multiple layers to produce a 3-D effect, giving the structure depth. The Carina Nebula is a nursery for baby stars.

Frattare painstakingly removed the thousands of stars in the image so that Levay could separate the gaseous layers on the isolated Carina pillar. Frattare then replaced the stars into both foreground and background layers to complete the 3-D model. For added effect, the same separation was done for both vi

Posted by barbara.bellowsterranova on 2018-06-16 23:59:49

Tagged: , NASA , Hubble , Hubble 3D , Orion Nebula , HST , Goddard , Goddard Space Flight Center , GSFC

Straightforward Tips About Games

Games vary widely from the gaming industry. Some games are high-quality, but other people are cheap instead of really good. The next articles will give you comprehension of the ideal games to decide on which enables your investment worthwhile.

Purchase games preowned. The fee for new games are $60 or higher according to the title. Spending a ton of money with a game you may possibly not play a good deal can be a waste. By purchasing used, you can find 25-50% off a game title you’re enthusiastic about.

When saving your game, don’t just save it in the same slot. Once in a while, input it in a fresh one. You eventually might want so as to go back into the game. When you keep saving the overall game in the same spot whenever, you then won’t be capable of try something different.

If you achieve frustrated by using a particular game, leave from using it for somewhat. When you stay ahead of the screen, odds are your anger will receive the best people, so you won’t make any progress. However, going for a short break will assist you to clear your face, and you will return refreshed.

Patience will be your good friend in relation to buying games. Although most big-name games get released with premium prices, their costs will fall rapidly after some time. Waiting a couple of months can score you big savings. As an additional benefit, it is possible to grab better versions (including expansion pack content) when you hold off a little bit while.

Take care about playing video games online. Fees each month are an expense that could sneak through to you with internet games. Anytime your youngsters prefer to join an internet based site, make sure you evaluate it upfront. Discover whether you will need to invest anything and regardless of if the game is definitely worth the charge involved.

While a game’s rating might point to that it must be ideal for a middle school aged child, the quantity of violence included might not exactly sit well along. In such a circumstance, either placed the game away or limit the time period your child plays it. Whilst you can’t shield them from everything, you may control simply how much violence they see.

Sell your old gaming items. Rather than just letting your gaming items you will no longer use sit around and collect dust, sell them. You may sell them online or at numerous game stores. In the majority of areas you will discover xbox game stores that buy and then sell on gaming items.

Prior to spend a ton of money on stuff like controllers or memory cards, search the web for the used version. Sometimes a shop will probably be out from used game hardware, that may be very inexpensive. Be sure to have a look at an internet based seller’s feedback prior to the buying therefore you determine if you’re getting the things you given money for.

We all know, games can be expensive. You may enhance your child’s selection by organizing a youtube video game co-op with neighbors or friends. Print lists of the games each member has, and formulate a "check-out" system, allowing kids to borrow a youtube video game for the specified length of time. Make good rules and stick with them.

When you are into gaming in your pc, determine what it might handle. Pc games feature system requirements, including CPU speed to graphics card model and power. Remember that the listed requirements about the box are minimums. Your pc should be better to perform the overall game well.

Visit your library to try to try out a xbox game. There is a large choice from which to choose. Libraries have expanded to supply games, new movies and in many cases mp3 players with books about them.

Check online auction marketplace websites to get deals on newer games. If you feel spent too much money buying games, use auction sites to acquire them for cheaper. Be sure to thoroughly search in order to be sure you receive the most beneficial deal possible. The bid till you win.

You will need to realize how to find the best games into the future on top. What is important you have to know as a way to enjoy your gaming experience is which games are shovelware or else bad games. Apply the information with this helpful article and you will probably be soon on your way enjoying your gaming experience on the fullest. archerepisodelist.com/

Posted by c0rnEle0nor on 2014-04-16 09:08:02

Tagged: , online , tv , Archer , episodes , guide

Muffin 88 v.1

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Worn:
-Body-
Maitreya // Lara Mesh Body
Catwa // Lona Mesh Head
Avoixs // Crystal Clear Eyes – Lilac
PUMEC // Mesh Ears – Little Star

-Appliers-
Izzie’s // Catwa Vintage Summer Brows
NamiiChu // Ruth Liptints @ Secret Affair
Stardust // Emiko Eyelashes @ Blush
Stardust // Emiko Eyeshadows @ Blush
DAPPA // Azure Tattoo @ Anybody

-Hair
Nana // Lana Hair @ Suicide Dollz

-Accessories-
NamiiChu // Cutie Clips – Fatpack Exclusives @ Lost & Found
Kokoro Peachu // Crystal Heart Implant Silver
Suga-Suga // Plastic Lil Horn @ Suicide Dollz</a
Miwas // Baby Girl Gacha; Chocket Heart Chair Pink , Pearl Earrings , Earring Ribbon @ The Arcade

-Clothing-
Miwas // Baby Girl Gacha; A Panties RARE , A Top RARE , Star Net Socks Purple @ The Arcade
Tamagosenbei // Mushroom Getas @ Imaginarium June 18

Decor:
Pillows // Girly Desk Gacha; Pads , Ringed Notebook , Wall Shelves , Daily Thoughts , Desk , Fur Computer Chair , Pattern Boxes , Books 2 , Planner , Pencils , Pin Tab Boards , Plain Boxes , Books , Pin Tabs , Books Stack , Desktop RARE @ SaNaRaE
Avenge // Spring Backdrop – pastel 03 (full)
Dust Bunny // potted sago palm & giant palm plant

Posted by Muffin Faerye // Blogger // Owner of .Peony. Store on 2018-06-08 08:11:14

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Posted by sss889 on 2016-12-10 17:51:32

Tagged: , office electronics

Blue M98, variant

Edited European Southern Observatory image of the galaxy M98. Color/processing variant.

Original caption: The colour blue has many associations — coldness, sadness, serenity. However, the colour holds a completely different meaning for astronomers, as demonstrated by the edge-on spiral galaxy Messier 98. Messier 98, also known as NGC 4192, is located approximately 50 million light-years away in the constellation of Coma Berenices (Berenice’s Hair). In this spectacular image from ESO’s New Technology Telescope (NTT), the galaxy’s perimeter, rippled with gas and dust, is dotted with pockets of blueish light. These are regions filled with very young stars, which are so hot that they glow with a bright blue hue. These young stars are burning at such high temperatures that they are emitting fierce radiation, burning away some of the dense material that surrounds them. In total, Messier 98 is thought to contain one trillion stars! The NTT is a 3.58-metre telescope at the La Silla Observatory, which pioneered the use of active optics and was the first in the world to have a computer-controlled main mirror.

Posted by sjrankin on 2018-06-05 02:39:29

Tagged: , Messier 98 , NGC 4192 , 5 June 2018 , Edited , ESO , European Southern Observatory , Galaxy , M98 , Spiral Galaxy

Linnunradan pölypilviä usvaisen maalaismaiseman yllä

Tämä onkin kuvattu melkein 10 kuukautta takaperin, Ursan Syvä taivas -harrastusryhmän deep sky -miitin kahtena yönä. Linnunrataosio on kuvattu panoraamaksi seurannalla (30s valotus, polttoväli 135mm) ja maisemaosio samalla objektiivilla — tietysti ilman seurantaa (10min). Postasin tämän vasta nyt, koska kuvankäsittely on ollut gradienttien eliminoinnin suhteen ihan painajaismaista. Tulos ei nytkään ole varsinaisesti hyvä, mutta olkoot.

Ensin koitin gradienttien siivousta IRIS-ohjelmalla, jälki oli ihan kauheaa, teki sen polynomimallilla tai lokaalisti. Photoshopilla sai paremman tuloksen, mutta kaikki piti tehdä käsin. Gradientit saa kuvasta häipymään ihan ajamalla dust and scratches -suodin kuvalle todella suurella, 500 pikselin säteellä. Sen voi onneksi tehdä eräajona, koska yhden kuvan siivoamiseen menee minuutti CPU-aikaa ihan nykyaikaisella koneellakin. Alkuperäisestä kuvasta voi sitten vähentää tähdettömän kuvan apply imagella, taustataivas katoaa siinä samalla ja näistä kuvista voi kasata lopulta panoraaman. Tämän haittapuolena on se että taustataivaan väri katoaa kuvasta samalla. Maisemattomassa kuvassa se ei haittaisi, koska kiintopistettä horisontissa kuvan taustaitaivaan väreille ei ole, mutta maisemaan taivasta sulauttaessa joutuu kikkailemaan totuttua enemmän jotta lopputuloksesta saa edes joltiseltaan tolkullisen. Muuten värit olen pyrkinyt pitämään sellaisina kun ne yöllä ovat, lähinnä keltaisina.

Posted by Janne. on 2018-06-05 17:40:54

Tagged: , panoraama , Hugin , Samyang 135mm f2 , syksy , yö , tähtitaivas , komposiitti , NEQ-5 , usva , Panini , Vedutismo , Linnunrata , pimeä sumu , Tähtikallio , tähtikuvaus , sumu , peltomaisema , Orimattila , Artjärvi , valosaaste