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IC 1396: Emission Nebula in Cepheus

Thu, 07/20/2017 - 22:28

Stunning emission nebula Stunning emission nebula


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Ireson Hill on Mars

Wed, 07/19/2017 - 21:53

What created this unusual hill on Mars? What created this unusual hill on Mars?


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Thunder Moon over Pisa

Tue, 07/18/2017 - 23:55

What's wrong with this picture? What's wrong with this picture?


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Moon Shadow versus Sun Reflection

Mon, 07/17/2017 - 23:36

What are those lights and shadows crossing the Earth? What are those lights and shadows crossing the Earth?


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Lightning Eclipse from the Planet of the Goats

Sun, 07/16/2017 - 23:06

Thunderstorms almost spoiled this view of the spectacular Thunderstorms almost spoiled this view of the spectacular


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Close up of the Great Red Spot

Sat, 07/15/2017 - 21:58

Close up of the Great Red Spot Close up of the Great Red Spot


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NGC 4449: Close up of a Small Galaxy

Fri, 07/14/2017 - 21:10

 Close up of a Small Galaxy NGC 4449: Close up of a Small Galaxy


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Full Moon and Boston Light

Thu, 07/13/2017 - 23:46

This well-planned telephoto timelapse captures July's Full Moon rise This well-planned telephoto timelapse captures July's Full Moon rise


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Messier 63: The Sunflower Galaxy

Wed, 07/12/2017 - 23:08

A bright spiral galaxy of the northern sky, A bright spiral galaxy of the northern sky,


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Star Cluster Omega Centauri in HDR

Tue, 07/11/2017 - 22:02

Behold the largest ball of stars in our galaxy. Behold the largest ball of stars in our galaxy.


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Spiral Galaxy NGC 1512: The Nuclear Ring

Mon, 07/10/2017 - 21:31

What's happening around the center of this spiral galaxy? What's happening around the center of this spiral galaxy?


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Earth at Night

Sun, 07/09/2017 - 21:12

Can you find your favorite Can you find your favorite


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Hidden Galaxy IC 342

Sat, 07/08/2017 - 23:27

Hidden Galaxy IC 342 Hidden Galaxy IC 342


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A View Toward M106

Fri, 07/07/2017 - 23:07

Big, bright, beautiful Big, bright, beautiful


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Atlas, Daphnis, and Pan

Thu, 07/06/2017 - 22:32

Atlas, Daphnis, and Pan Atlas, Daphnis, and Pan


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Aphelion Sunrise

Wed, 07/05/2017 - 22:18

On July 3rd, On July 3rd,


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Celestial Fireworks: Into Star Cluster Westerlund 2

Wed, 07/05/2017 - 00:22

What if you could go right into a cluster where stars are forming? What if you could go right into a cluster where stars are forming?


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The Summer Triangle over the Great Wall

Mon, 07/03/2017 - 23:41

Have you ever seen the Have you ever seen the


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Mountains of Dust in the Carina Nebula

Sun, 07/02/2017 - 23:19

It's stars versus dust in the Carina Nebula and the stars are winning. It's stars versus dust in the Carina Nebula and the stars are winning.


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3D Lava Falls of Mars

Sat, 07/01/2017 - 22:56

Get out your Get out your


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