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Astronomy and Valentine's Day

Astronomy and Valentine's Day ..............??? Valentine's Day is associated with flowers and chocolates ....... but if you love someone who is interested in astronomy then here are few pics to win his/her heart.

This love from Mars is a heart shaped pit formed by collapse within a straight walled trough known as graben. The pic is send by Mars Orbiter Camera ( MOC).

Chandra image is of young star cluster NGC 346 which highlights a heart- shaped cloud of a 8 million-degree celsius gas in the central region.

Asteroid Eros mythical name is fitting of the holiday. It was imaged by Near Earth Asteroid Rendezvous Spacecraft.

Envisat picks out a heart from the arid landscape of Africa's Sahara. This is a multi-temporal Advanced Synthetic Aperture Radar (ASAR) image of the central coast of Mauritania in West Africa .

We are celebrating Valentine' day on our Earth today but we should not forget that love is found every where . Our Universe is after all such a loving place.
Have an Astronomical Valentine's Day !!!

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6 Responses to “Astronomy and Valentine's Day”

ASWANI said...
February 14, 2010 at 12:39 AM

Kya baat hain..absolutely fabuolous..Thanks for sharing :)

One of The Guys said...
February 15, 2010 at 11:59 AM

Very cool stuff! Nice post.

February 15, 2010 at 9:33 PM

Some wonderful images, most interestingly they are natural just like our real heart, not like those fake heart. However, I don't believe in Valentine Days. I never think, love need a day to express. It's just another corporate day where corporate house make millions by using peoples emotions.

Shabnam Sultan said...
February 15, 2010 at 11:29 PM

@Arafat true....... love needs to be celebrated everyday

lawmacs said...
February 19, 2010 at 7:16 AM

Beautiful pictures lovely they looks so real


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