Although the Phoenix Galaxy was discovered a few years ago, scientists only recently discovered that this galaxy is creating stars at an astonishing rate of about 740 per earth year, or two new stars every day.
Stars are forming in the Phoenix cluster at the highest rate ever observed for the middle of a galaxy cluster. The object also is the most powerful producer of X-rays of any known cluster and among the most massive. The data also suggest the rate of hot gas cooling in the central regions of the cluster is the largest ever observed.
The Phoenix cluster is located about 5.7 billion light years from Earth. It is named not only for the constellation in which it is located, but also for its remarkable properties.
“While galaxies at the center of most clusters may have been dormant for billions of years, the central galaxy in this cluster seems to have come back to life with a new burst of star formation,” said Michael McDonald, a Hubble Fellow at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and the lead author of a paper appearing in the Aug. 16 issue of the journal Nature. “The mythology of the Phoenix, a bird rising from the dead, is a great way to describe this revived object.”
This fascinates me. What caused this star cluster suddenly to become infused with life? And I can’t help but wonder what it means for us earthlings if this actually reflects a sudden shift in Universal energies powerful enough to begin generating stars at this “frenetic” rate.
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How incredibly inspiring Lynn!
Your astrological musings are so refreshing to read, and what a surprise to find this particular piece that has sparked a light in me as much as the content itself. I too am a phoenix (in multiple ways) who is continuously fueled by such wondrous information. Your talent & contributions to the Internet are most sincerely appreciated! Thank you so very much!
Thank you!! Glad you like it. :)
Answer to first question? God-Goddess-All That Is (preseumably). Answer to second question – as per multitudinous channelings to be found on the web – likely that this phenomenon is one aspect of the universal ascension process – of which our own little planterary ascension is a small but unique part… garnering the attention of many galactic friends because of the heretofore untried approach of ascending the race along with the planet. Ready for take off!
Amazing story, Lynn. Thanks!
This reminds me of something from the Hopi prophecies.
“You can read this in the earth itself. Plant forms from previous worlds are beginning to spring up as seeds. This could start a new study of botany if people were wise enough to read them. The same kinds of seeds are being planted in the sky as stars. The same kinds of seeds are being planted in our hearts. All these are the same, depending how you look at them. That is what makes the Emergence to the next, Fifth World.”