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Us-Hubble-Eskimo Nebula Featured 2000 Image

Us-Hubble-Eskimo Nebula

This Hubble Space Telescope image taken after a successful December, 1999 servicing mission and released by NASA 24 January, 2000 shows a planetary nebula, the glowing remains of a dying, sunlike star nicknamed the "Eskimo" Nebula(NGC 2392) because when viewed through ground-based telescopes it resembles a face surrounded by a fur parka. The planetary nebula began forming about 10, 000 years ago, when the dying star began flinging material into space. The Eskimo Nebula is about 5, 000 light-years from Earth in the constellation Gemini. AFP PHOTO/NASA / AFP PHOTO / NASA

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MER-FETE Featured 2000 Image


A general view of the sailing ships and boats taking part in the "Brest 2000" seafaring nostalgia 14 July 2000, in the port of Brest, Brittanny. The four-yearly international Festival of Sailors and the Sea presents some 2.300 majestic tall ships and other historic vessels of all shapes and sizes coming from around 20 countries. // des bateaux naviguent, le 14 juillet 2000 dans le port de Brest, lors de la fte de la mer et des marins "Brest 2000", qui se droule du 13 au 17 juillet. AFP PHOTO EMMANUEL PAIN / AFP PHOTO / EMMANUEL PAIN

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Us-Jupiter-Io-Zal Patera Featured 2000 Image

Us-Jupiter-Io-Zal Patera

This combination of high-resolution black and white images taken by NASA's Galileo spacecraft 25 November 1999 and lower resolution color images taken by Galileo 03 July 1999 released 06 March 2000 by Nasa shows the Zal Patera region of Jupiter's volcanic moon Io. By combining both types of images, Galileo scientists can better understand the relationships between the different surface materials and the underlying geologic structures. For example, in the center toward the top of the picture, the edge of the caldera, or volcanic crater, is marked by the black flows, and it coincides with the edge of a plateau. Also, the red material (just above and to the right of the center of the image) is typically associated with regions where lava is erupting onto the surface. Here the red material follows the base of a mountain, which may indicate that sulfurous gases are escaping along a fault associated with the formation of the mountain. Scientists can use the lengths of the shadows cast to estimate the height of the mountains. They estimate that the northernmost plateau, which bounds the western edge of Zal Patera, rises up to to approximately 2 kilometers (6, 600 feet) high. The mountain to the south of the caldera has peaks up to approximately 4.6 kilometers (15, 000 feet) high, while the small peak at the bottom of the picture is approximately 4.2 kilometers (14, 000 feet) high. These images were taken on 25 November 1999 at a range of 26, 000 kilometers (16, 000 miles). The color images are illuminated from almost directly behind the Galileo spacecraft. The resolution of the color images is 1.3 kilometers (0.8 miles) per picture element. They were taken 03 July 1999 at a distance of about 130, 000 kilometers (81, 000 miles). AFP PHOTO/NASA / AFP PHOTO / NASA

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