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A Colourful Moon

Sun, 11/12/2017 - 9:07am

A Colourful Moon A Colourful Moon


Williamina Fleming's Triangular Wisp

Sat, 11/11/2017 - 9:07am

Williamina Fleming's Triangular Wisp Williamina Fleming's Triangular Wisp


NGC 1055 Close up

Sat, 11/11/2017 - 9:07am

Big, beautiful spiral galaxy NGC 1055 is a dominant member of Big, beautiful spiral galaxy NGC 1055 is a dominant member of


NGC 2261: Hubble s Variable Nebula

Sat, 11/11/2017 - 9:07am

What causes Hubble's Variable Nebula to vary?  What causes Hubble's Variable Nebula to vary?


The Prague Astronomical Clock

Sat, 11/11/2017 - 9:07am

In the center of Prague there's a clock the size of a building. In the center of Prague there's a clock the size of a building.


A Dust Jet from the Surface of Comet 67P

Sat, 11/11/2017 - 9:07am

Where do comet tails come from? Where do comet tails come from?


A Year of Full Moons

Sat, 11/11/2017 - 9:07am

Do all full moons look the same? Do all full moons look the same?


NGC 891 vs Abell 347

Fri, 11/03/2017 - 9:07am

Distant galaxies lie beyond a foreground of spiky Distant galaxies lie beyond a foreground of spiky


Thor's Helmet Emission Nebula

Thu, 11/02/2017 - 9:07am

This helmet-shaped cosmic cloud with This helmet-shaped cosmic cloud with


Dark Matter in a Simulated Universe

Wed, 11/01/2017 - 9:07am

Is our universe haunted? Is our universe haunted?


Orionid Meteors from Orion

Tue, 10/31/2017 - 9:07am

Meteors have been shooting out from the constellation of Orion.  Meteors have been shooting out from the constellation of Orion.


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