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Meteor, Comet, and Seagull (Nebula)

3 hours 10 min ago

A meteor, a comet, and a photogenic nebula have all been captured in this single image. A meteor, a comet, and a photogenic nebula have all been captured in this single image.


Halo of the Cat s Eye

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Halo of the Cat s Eye Halo of the Cat s Eye


Summer to Winter Milky Way

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Taken near local midnight, this autumn night's panorama follows the Taken near local midnight, this autumn night's panorama follows the


Cherenkov Telescope at Sunset

3 hours 10 min ago

On October 10, a new telescope reflected the light On October 10, a new telescope reflected the light


M15: Dense Globular Star Cluster

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 Dense Globular Star Cluster M15: Dense Globular Star Cluster


Jupiter in Ultraviolet from Hubble

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Jupiter looks a bit different in ultraviolet light. Jupiter looks a bit different in ultraviolet light.


Apollo 12 Visits Surveyor 3

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Apollo 12 Visits Surveyor 3 Apollo 12 Visits Surveyor 3


M16: In and Around the Eagle Nebula

Sun, 21/10/2018 - 11:00

From afar, the whole thing looks like an From afar, the whole thing looks like an


Orion in Red and Blue

Sat, 20/10/2018 - 09:00

When did Orion become so flashy? When did Orion become so flashy?


Skygazers on the Beach

Fri, 19/10/2018 - 07:00

Kona, a young boxer, is a dog who loves splashing in the waves Kona, a young boxer, is a dog who loves splashing in the waves


The Falcon 9 Nebula

Thu, 18/10/2018 - 18:00

Not the Not the


West Coast Launch and Landing

Wed, 17/10/2018 - 16:00

A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket


Sun Dance

Tue, 16/10/2018 - 14:00

Sometimes, the surface of our Sun seems to dance. Sometimes, the surface of our Sun seems to dance.


NGC 1672: Barred Spiral Galaxy from Hubble

Mon, 15/10/2018 - 12:00

Many spiral galaxies have bars across their centers.  Many spiral galaxies have bars across their centers.


Comet 21P Between Rosette and Cone Nebulas

Sun, 14/10/2018 - 10:00

Small bits of this greenish-gray comet are expected to streak across Earth's atmosphere tonight. Small bits of this greenish-gray comet are expected to streak across Earth's atmosphere tonight.


The Scale of the Universe Interactive

Sat, 13/10/2018 - 08:00

What does the universe look like on small scales? What does the universe look like on small scales?


Aurora: The Frog's View

Fri, 12/10/2018 - 06:00

 The Frog's View Aurora: The Frog's View


The Last Days of Venus as the Evening Star

Thu, 11/10/2018 - 17:00

The Last Days of Venus as the Evening Star The Last Days of Venus as the Evening Star


Opportunity After the Storm

Wed, 10/10/2018 - 15:00

Opportunity After the Storm Opportunity After the Storm


NGC 1898: Globular Cluster in the LMC

Tue, 09/10/2018 - 13:00

Jewels don't shine this bright -- only stars do. Jewels don't shine this bright -- only stars do.