The death of football legend Pelé creates a wave of mourning across the world. And for those at NASA, the United States Aeronautics and Space Administration, Pelé’s farewell remained an extremely special memory.
In a message of condolence for Pelé, the United States Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) announced:a photo of a spiral galaxy bearing the main colors of the Brazilian flag are green, yellow and blue.
It is a picture of galaxy NGC 300 located in the Sculptor constellation, photographed by Satellite Galaxy Evolution Explorer. This galaxy is located approximately 7 million light years from Earth. Special image obtained by NASA in 2005.
The blue dots in the outer arms of the galaxy’s spiral are young stars, while the older stars clustered toward the center are yellow and green.
The meaningful image NASA used to honor Pelé.
A meaningful image that NASA used to pay tribute to Pelé.
And all these colors are reminiscent of the Brazilian flag. NASA’s way of honoring the legendary Pelé couldn’t be more special. This special photo caught the attention of hundreds of thousands of users Twitter.
But if there’s a named soccer star in the universe, it’s not Pelé but Cristiano Ronaldo. In 2015, a newly discovered galaxy was named by astronomers at the European Southern Observatory. Cosmos Redshift 7 Galaxy (CR7 for short). This name is inspired by Cristiano Ronaldo himself.
“The nickname of the galaxy is inspired by the great footballer Cristiano Ronaldo, known by the nickname CR7”astronomers from the European Southern Observatory who discovered the galaxy wrote in the report.
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The death of football legend Pelé creates a wave of mourning across the world. And for those at NASA – the Aeronautics and Space Administration…