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European Space Agency, keeping you posted on European space activities.

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The #Perseids  are about to make their return to our night sky. This shower peaks on 11/12 August, so look up after sunset (weather permitting). For more info: 👉 👉 👉 (pic: ) @SkyandTelescope 

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@Brien13336399  @HUBBLE_spaceE  @NASArr  TF. You don't think an infrared galaxy emitting more energy in infrared than at all other wavelengths combined, and with luminosity 100 billion times that of our Sun, is ablaze enough? ;-)

📸 This NASA/ESA @HUBBLE_space  Telescope image shows NGC 1614 - classed as a peculiar galaxy, a starburst galaxy AND a luminous infrared galaxy - and NGC 1614 is, in fact, the second most luminous galaxy within 250 million light-years! 👉

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This is a NASA/ESA @HUBBLE_space  infrared view of the Lagoon Nebula, seeing through its thick clouds of dust and gas. The most obvious difference between infrared and visible images is the abundance of stars seen behind the nebula in infrared 👉

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📸 This NASA/ESA @HUBBLE_space  Telescope shows bright pockets of star formation spiral galaxy NGC 972. The orange-pink glow is created as hydrogen gas reacts to the light coming from nearby newborn stars 👉

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A glittering visualisation of 'dark matter', inspired by the @ESA_Euclid  mission, is on display at @SciGalleryDub , Trinity College Dublin. The gallery has reopened with procedures in place for the safety of visitors 👉

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Will robots replace humans one day? ESA robotics engineer Martin Azkarate says no, they are our precursors, preparing for deep-space exploration. He discusses upcoming missions involving robots in this episode of @ESA__Education 's #MeetTheExperts  👇

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New data from @CopernicusEU  #Sentinel5P  reveal decline of air pollution, specifically NO2 emissions, over Italy. This reduction is particularly visible in northern Italy which coincides with its nationwide lockdown to prevent spread of the #coronavirus  👉

On #EarthDay , we join #Vangelis  and the family of #StephenHawking  to transmit this to all of planet Earth - a message of hope, to say that, by working together, we can overcome this crisis and others facing humankind #COVID19  #ClimateChange  #ItCanBeDone 

"Space, here I come" - remembering world renowned physicist Stephen Hawking, who showed us there are no limits to achieving our dreams. Our thoughts are with his family.

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