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Started by Slim, April 29, 2022, 11:23:19 AM
Quote from: Slim on July 12, 2022, 08:27:19 PMI had this thought while I was out on my bike and it's been twisting my melon ever since.Given that any direction you point a telescope in is the direction of the big bang - because space itself has expanded since the moment the Universe started - it follows that if you look sufficiently into the distance, and therefore back in time - you'd actually be looking at the same early stars that you'd see if you pointed the same telescope in a completely different direction.I think I need to confirm this with a cosmologist, but I do think it must be correct.
Quote from: Slim on July 12, 2022, 09:32:08 AMHundreds of galaxies, in a patch of sky that you could cover up with a grain of sand extended on your fingertip.The cosmos is unimaginably massive. The orange objects are images of galaxies, 13 billion years ago.
Quote from: Thenop on August 23, 2022, 11:47:09 AMStunning imagery of Jupiter through the JW telescopehttps://blogs.nasa.gov/webb/2022/08/22/webbs-jupiter-images-showcase-auroras-hazes/