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    Nasa Image of the day....Neutron Star








    In December 2004, a neutron star flared up so brightly, it temporarily blinded all the x-ray satellites in space, and lit up the Earth's upper atmosphere. This tremendous blast of energy was from a giant flare created by the neutron star's twisting magnetic field. Objects like this are called magnetars, and they produce magnetic fields trillions of time more powerful than those here on Earth. These fields are so strong they can actually buckle the surface of the neutron star causing these powerful star quakes.

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    A teaspoon worth of a Neutron star would weigh 200 million tons, that's how dense they are.
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    do they have a larger version?

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    Impressive! wow!

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    Would love to wake up every morning and walk out on the patio to that1

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    Quote Originally Posted by YARDofSTUF
    do they have a larger version?
    Not that I can find.

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    I still call Photoshop. I don't think they actually find anything out there, but they hav to justify their budget AND existence.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Burke
    I still call Photoshop. I don't think they actually find anything out there, but they hav to justify their budget AND existence.

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    by any chance was this resized from say...1600x1200?

    would love to have it if so.

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    Beautiful graphic - artist's conception

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    That is gorgeous! Thank you so much for the share
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