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Blue Tears and the Milky Way

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Lapping at rocks Lapping at rocks


Meteor in the Milky Way

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Meteor in the Milky Way Meteor in the Milky Way


Colorful Star Clouds in Cygnus

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Stars can form in colorful surroundings. Stars can form in colorful surroundings.


Vesta Trek: A Digital Model of Asteroid Vesta

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You can explore asteroid Vesta. You can explore asteroid Vesta.


Total Solar Eclipse over Svalbard

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Going, going, gone. Going, going, gone.


Ring Galaxy AM 0644 741 from Hubble

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How could a galaxy become shaped like a ring?  The rim of the blue galaxy How could a galaxy become shaped like a ring? The rim of the blue galaxy


Cluster and Starforming Region Westerlund 2

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Located 20,000 light-years away in the constellation Carina, Located 20,000 light-years away in the constellation Carina,


The Great Crater Hokusai

Fri, 04/24/2015 - 05:42

One of the largest young craters on Mercury, One of the largest young craters on Mercury,


M46 Plus Two

Thu, 04/23/2015 - 03:42

Galactic or Galactic or


One-Armed Spiral Galaxy NGC 4725

Wed, 04/22/2015 - 00:42

While most spiral galaxies, including our While most spiral galaxies, including our


Mystic Mountain Dust Pillars

Tue, 04/21/2015 - 04:42

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.


Through the Shadow of the Moon

Mon, 04/20/2015 - 00:42

What would it look like to fly through a total eclipse of the Sun? What would it look like to fly through a total eclipse of the Sun?


Milky Way over Erupting Volcano

Sun, 04/19/2015 - 03:42

The view was worth the trip. The view was worth the trip.


Sentinels of the Arctic

Sat, 04/18/2015 - 06:42

Who guards the north? Who guards the north?


Venus in the West

Fri, 04/17/2015 - 02:42

In the coming days, Venus shines near the western horizon at sunset. In the coming days, Venus shines near the western horizon at sunset.


NGC 2903: A Missing Jewel in Leo

Thu, 04/16/2015 - 06:42

Barred spiral galaxy Barred spiral galaxy


A Golden Gate Eclipse

Wed, 04/15/2015 - 02:42

A Golden Gate Eclipse A Golden Gate Eclipse


Full Moon in Earth's Shadow

Tue, 04/14/2015 - 05:42

Last week the Full Moon was completely immersed in Last week the Full Moon was completely immersed in


In the Heart of the Virgo Cluster

Mon, 04/13/2015 - 02:42

In the Heart of the Virgo Cluster   In the Heart of the Virgo Cluster


NGC 3293: A Bright Young Star Cluster

Sun, 04/12/2015 - 05:42

 A Bright Young Star Cluster   NGC 3293: A Bright Young Star Cluster