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Venus and Jupiter at Dawn

15 hours 54 min ago

On Monday morning, Venus and Jupiter gathered close in On Monday morning, Venus and Jupiter gathered close in


In the Center of the Lagoon Nebula

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


Contrasting Terrains on Comet Churyumov Gerasimenko

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Contrasting Terrains on Comet Churyumov Gerasimenko    Contrasting Terrains on Comet Churyumov Gerasimenko


Star Trails Over Indonesia

15 hours 54 min ago

Both land and sky were restless. Both land and sky were restless.


Jupiter and Venus from Earth

15 hours 54 min ago

It was visible around the world. It was visible around the world.


No X rays from SN 2014J

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Last January, telescopes in observatories around planet Earth Last January, telescopes in observatories around planet Earth


Comet Jacques, Heart and Soul

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On July 13th, a good place to watch On July 13th, a good place to watch


Perseid in Moonlight

Thu, 08/21/2014 - 04:42

Bright moonlight from a Bright moonlight from a


Surreal Moon

Wed, 08/20/2014 - 00:42

Big, bright, and beautiful, a Full Moon near perigee, Big, bright, and beautiful, a Full Moon near perigee,


Rings Around the Ring Nebula

Tue, 08/19/2014 - 03:42

It is a familiar sight to sky enthusiasts with even a small telescope. It is a familiar sight to sky enthusiasts with even a small telescope.


Collapse in Hebes Chasma on Mars

Mon, 08/18/2014 - 06:42

What's happened in Hebes Chasma on Mars? What's happened in Hebes Chasma on Mars?


Rosetta Approaches Comet Churyumov Gerasimenko

Sun, 08/17/2014 - 03:42

What does it look like to approach a comet? What does it look like to approach a comet?


A Perseid Below

Sat, 08/16/2014 - 07:42

Denizens of planet Earth typically watch meteor showers Denizens of planet Earth typically watch meteor showers


A Luminous Night

Fri, 08/15/2014 - 04:42

What shines in What shines in


Spiral Galaxy NGC 6744

Thu, 08/14/2014 - 01:42

Spiral Galaxy NGC 6744 Spiral Galaxy NGC 6744


Rosetta s Rendezvous

Wed, 08/13/2014 - 04:42

On August 3rd, the Rosetta spacecraft's narrow angle camera captured On August 3rd, the Rosetta spacecraft's narrow angle camera captured


Saturn's Swirling Cloudscape

Tue, 08/12/2014 - 07:42

Acquiring its first sunlit views of far northern Acquiring its first sunlit views of far northern


Four Billion BCE: Battered Earth

Mon, 08/11/2014 - 03:42

No place on Earth was safe. No place on Earth was safe.


Shadows and Plumes Across Enceladus

Sun, 08/10/2014 - 00:42

Shadows and Plumes Across Enceladus Shadows and Plumes Across Enceladus


Dark Shuttle Approaching

Sat, 08/09/2014 - 03:42

What's that approaching? What's that approaching?