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Images Dated 12th April 2005

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Spectrum of Pleiades Featured 12 Apr 2005 Image

Spectrum of Pleiades

Spectrum of the Pleiades. Visible light spectrum of stars in the Pleiades open cluster. The spectrum is created by allowing light exiting a telescope to pass though a prism, a technique called objective prism spectroscopy. This allows spectra of many stars to be recorded on a single frame, allowing astronomers to compare the elemental composition of stars and other objects. The Pleiades (also Messier 45, NGC 1432) is a naked-eye object in the constellation Taurus, about 400 light years from Earth. Although known as the Seven Sisters, most people may only distinguish the brightest six stars unaided

© DR JUERG ALEAN/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY

Blu-ray discs Featured 12 Apr 2005 Image

Blu-ray discs

Blu-ray disc, computer artwork. Blu-ray discs work on a similar principle to CDs and DVDs. They store data by reflecting laser light onto a receiver. Unlike these earlier formats though, they use blue laser light, which has a shorter wavelength, enabling data to be stored more effectively. This, together with other innovations, allows a single layer disc to store 25 gigabytes of data. A conventional compact disc stores less than a gigabyte

© VICTOR HABBICK VISIONS/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY

Northern GANNET - adult with nest material Featured 12 Apr 2005 Image

Northern GANNET - adult with nest material

USH-791
Northern GANNET - adult with nest material
Morus bassanus
formerly: Sula bassana, Pelecanus bassanus
Distribution: E Canada, Iceland, Ireland, Scotland and United Kingdom.
Duncan Usher
Please note that prints are for personal display purposes only and may not be reproduced in any way

© Duncan Usher/ardea.com