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NGC 40 is a planetary nebula in the constellation of of Cepheus. According to @ESAGaia measurements it's about 6000 ly away. It's is a dying star that is shedding its outer layers.
More about planetary nebulae? Check out: evl.link/df
#astrophoto

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computefreely.org/ :tux:

Make the switch today, don't wait another Windows update ruining your mood.

Also, this site has a really nice design, well done.

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Academic IP grumbles Show more

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M16 - the Eagle Nebula from last night. 0.2m f3.9 telescope. 8 min L, 2 minutes each R, G, and B. This is an active star formation nebula approximately 7000 ly distant. The famous Hubble "Pillars of Creation" are in this nebula and can be seen in the centre of this image.

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*has hi-dpi display*
Me: Wow, think of all the screen estate I will have, all the information I have up at once.
*squints*
Me: Oh, dammit, now I need cybre eyes upgrade.

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Reading a book is essentially staring at the tattooed remains of a tree and hallucinating for several hours.

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Hospital security: unsupervised & unlocked computers sitting in an open hallway. Screens showed names + medical data of patients... yuck 😷 t.co/zjsNYwSJmE

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A new mastodon instance for the (english speaking) #OpenStreetMap community! It's under construction, but might be a nice place for #OSM people!

A mirror of the OSM twitter account: @openstreetmap

en.osm.town

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Request for federated blog software rec's Show more

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Economist: "Humans act rationally in general"

Human (looking up from their lottery ticket): "Damn straight we do"

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Hello. I like it when people greet you at the beginning of their posts. It's like they're walking up to the Internet Podium and getting ready to give a speech.

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ProtonMail - "The attack is said to have been 500 Gbps, which would be among the largest DDoS's on record." reddit.com/r/ProtonMail/commen

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This is the Hubble extreme deep field. With the exception of (from what I can find) 3 foreground stars, every object you see in this picture is a galaxy. Can you find the foreground stars? Know the trick?

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