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Orion over the Austrian Alps

Thu, 01/24/2019 - 16:37

Do you recognize this constellation?

Lunar Eclipse over Cologne Cathedral

Wed, 01/23/2019 - 16:36

Why would a bright full Moon suddenly become dark?

InSight Lander Takes Selfie on Mars

Tue, 01/22/2019 - 16:35

This is what NASA's Insight lander looks like on Mars.

A Total Lunar Eclipse Video

Mon, 01/21/2019 - 16:34

Tonight a bright full Moon will fade to red.

Total Lunar Eclipse at Moonset

Sun, 01/20/2019 - 16:31

The Moon slid

Circumpolar Star Trails

Sat, 01/19/2019 - 16:30

Circumpolar Star Trails

Cabin Under the Stars

Fri, 01/18/2019 - 16:28

Gocka's, a family nickname for the mountain cabin,

IC 342: The Hidden Galaxy

Thu, 01/17/2019 - 16:27

IC 342: The Hidden Galaxy

The Heart and Soul Nebulas

Wed, 01/16/2019 - 16:26

Is the heart and soul of our Galaxy located in

Meteor and Milky Way over the Alps

Tue, 01/15/2019 - 16:24

Now this was a view with a thrill.

Tychos Supernova Remnant in Xray

Mon, 01/14/2019 - 16:22

What star created this huge puffball?

Milky Way Falls

Sun, 01/13/2019 - 16:21

Milky Way Falls

Partial Eclipse over Beijing

Sat, 01/12/2019 - 16:20

On January 6 the New Moon rose in silhouette with the Sun

Vela Supernova Remnant Mosaic

Fri, 01/11/2019 - 16:19

The plane of our Milky Way Galaxy runs through this


Thu, 01/10/2019 - 16:18

Named for a

HESS Telescopes Explore the High Energy Sky

Wed, 01/09/2019 - 16:17

They may look like modern mechanical dinosaurs but they are enormous swiveling eyes that watch the sky.

Stars, Meteors, and a Comet in Taurus

Tue, 01/08/2019 - 16:15

This was an unusual night to look in the direction of the Bull.

A Laser Strike at the Galactic Center

Mon, 01/07/2019 - 16:14

Why are these people shooting a powerful laser into the center of our Galaxy?

Yutu 2 on the Farside

Sun, 01/06/2019 - 16:12

Yutu 2 on the Farside

Ultima Thule Rotation Gif

Sat, 01/05/2019 - 16:10

Ultima Thule Rotation Gif


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