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Spiral Galaxy NGC 6744

Fri, 05/26/2017 - 21:51

Spiral Galaxy NGC 6744 Spiral Galaxy NGC 6744


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Star Cluster, Spiral Galaxy, Supernova

Thu, 05/25/2017 - 23:45

A cosmic snapshot from May 19, A cosmic snapshot from May 19,


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NGC 4565: Galaxy on Edge

Wed, 05/24/2017 - 22:43

Is our Galaxy this thin? Is our Galaxy this thin?


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Approaching Jupiter

Tue, 05/23/2017 - 22:03

What would it look like to approach Jupiter? What would it look like to approach Jupiter?


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A Zodiacal Sky over Horseshoe Bend

Mon, 05/22/2017 - 21:12

What's causing the unusual ray of white light extending upward from the central horizon? What's causing the unusual ray of white light extending upward from the central horizon?


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In the Center of the Lagoon Nebula

Sun, 05/21/2017 - 23:19

The center of the Lagoon Nebula is a The center of the Lagoon Nebula is a


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A View Toward M101

Sat, 05/20/2017 - 22:41

Big, beautiful spiral galaxy M101 is one of the last Big, beautiful spiral galaxy M101 is one of the last


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Wolf Lundmark Melotte

Fri, 05/19/2017 - 21:43

Named for the three astronomers instrumental in its discovery and Named for the three astronomers instrumental in its discovery and


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Simeis 147: Supernova Remnant

Fri, 05/19/2017 - 00:04

It's easy to get lost following intricate filaments in this It's easy to get lost following intricate filaments in this


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Galaxy Group Hickson 90

Wed, 05/17/2017 - 23:38

Scanning the skies for galaxies, Canadian astronomer Scanning the skies for galaxies, Canadian astronomer


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Gemini Stars Pollux and Castor

Tue, 05/16/2017 - 22:44

Who are the twins of Gemini? Who are the twins of Gemini?


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Lightning Storm Moves Across the USA

Mon, 05/15/2017 - 21:56

Watch a huge lightning storm move across the eastern USA. Watch a huge lightning storm move across the eastern USA.


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Ganymede: The Largest Moon

Sun, 05/14/2017 - 21:44

What does the largest moon in the What does the largest moon in the


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Planet Aurora

Sat, 05/13/2017 - 21:20

Planet Aurora Planet Aurora


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M13: The Great Globular Cluster in Hercules

Fri, 05/12/2017 - 23:20

 The Great Globular Cluster in Hercules M13: The Great Globular Cluster in Hercules


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The Multiwavelength Crab

Thu, 05/11/2017 - 22:38

The Crab Nebula is cataloged as M1, the first object on The Crab Nebula is cataloged as M1, the first object on


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UGC 1810: Wildly Interacting Galaxy from Hubble

Wed, 05/10/2017 - 22:04

What's happening to this spiral galaxy? What's happening to this spiral galaxy?


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Big Dipper Above and Below Chilean Volcanoes

Tue, 05/09/2017 - 21:10

Do you see it?  Do you see it?


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Ancient Ogunquit Beach on Mars

Mon, 05/08/2017 - 23:52

This was once a beach -- on ancient Mars. This was once a beach -- on ancient Mars.


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Star Formation in the Tadpole Nebula

Sun, 05/07/2017 - 23:36

What's all of the commotion in the Tadpole nebula? What's all of the commotion in the Tadpole nebula?


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