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A Plurality of Singularities at the Galactic Center

Sun, 05/13/2018 - 05:29

A recent informal poll found that astronomers don't yet have a good

NGC 1360: The Robin s Egg Nebula

Sat, 05/12/2018 - 05:02

NGC 1360: The Robin s Egg Nebula

Galaxies in the River

Fri, 05/11/2018 - 04:28

Large galaxies grow by eating small ones.

The Red Rectangle Nebula from Hubble

Thu, 05/10/2018 - 04:26

How was the unusual Red Rectangle nebula created?

The Observable Universe

Wed, 05/09/2018 - 04:23

How far can you see?

The Unusual Boulder at Tychos Peak

Tue, 05/08/2018 - 04:12

Why is there a large boulder near the center of Tycho's peak?

Meteors, Planes, and a Galaxy over Bryce Canyon

Mon, 05/07/2018 - 04:11

Sometimes land and sky are both busy and beautiful.

Stickney Crater

Sun, 05/06/2018 - 03:22

Stickney Crater, the largest crater on the martian moon Phobos,

The View Toward M101

Sat, 05/05/2018 - 02:38

Big, beautiful spiral galaxy M101 is one of the last

Opposite the Setting Sun

Fri, 05/04/2018 - 02:32

On April 30, a

Moon Halo over Stone Circle

Thu, 05/03/2018 - 02:29

Have you ever seen a halo around the

The Aurora and the Sunrise

Wed, 05/02/2018 - 02:26

On the International Space Station (ISS),

Total Solar Eclipse Corona in HDR

Tue, 05/01/2018 - 02:25

How great was the


Mon, 04/30/2018 - 01:17

How far out will humanity explore?

Magellanic Mountain

Sun, 04/29/2018 - 01:15

Magellanic Mountain

Gaia's Milky Way

Sat, 04/28/2018 - 01:14

Gaia's Milky Way

The Snows of Churyumov Gerasimenko

Sat, 04/28/2018 - 01:14

The Snows of Churyumov Gerasimenko

Hubbles Jupiter and the Shrinking Great Red Spot

Thu, 04/26/2018 - 23:54

What will become of Jupiter's Great Red Spot?

Play Saturns Rings Like a Harp

Wed, 04/25/2018 - 23:41

Play Saturns Rings Like a Harp

The Blue Horsehead Nebula in Infrared

Tue, 04/24/2018 - 23:40

The Blue Horsehead Nebula looks quite different in infrared light.


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