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Ultima and Thule

Fri, 01/04/2019 - 16:09

On January 1

The Orion Nebula in Infrared from WISE

Thu, 01/03/2019 - 16:08

The Great Nebula in Orion is an intriguing place.

The Sombrero Galaxy in Infrared

Wed, 01/02/2019 - 16:07

This floating ring is the size of a galaxy.

The Witch Head Nebula

Tue, 01/01/2019 - 16:04

The Witch Head Nebula

The Galaxy Tree

Tue, 01/01/2019 - 16:04

First came the trees.

New Horizons at Ultima Thule

Sun, 12/30/2018 - 16:00

When we celebrate the start of 2019, on January 1 the

NGC 1365: Majestic Island Universe

Sat, 12/29/2018 - 16:00

Barred spiral galaxy NGC 1365 is truly a majestic

The Great Carina Nebula

Fri, 12/28/2018 - 15:58

A jewel of the southern sky, the

NGC 6357: The Lobster Nebula

Thu, 12/27/2018 - 15:57

Why is the Lobster Nebula forming some of the most massive stars known?

M100: A Grand Design Spiral Galaxy

Wed, 12/26/2018 - 15:57

Majestic on a truly cosmic scale, M100 is appropriately known as a

Earthrise 1: Historic Image Remastered

Tue, 12/25/2018 - 15:56

"Oh my God! Look at that picture over there!

Earthrise: A Video Reconstruction

Mon, 12/24/2018 - 15:56

About 12 seconds into this video, something unusual happens.

A Cold December Night

Sun, 12/23/2018 - 15:54

They say Orion

Extraordinary Solar Halos

Sat, 12/22/2018 - 15:51

Welcome to the December Solstice, the first day of winter in planet

Red Nebula, Green Comet, Blue Stars

Fri, 12/21/2018 - 15:51

Red Nebula, Green Comet, Blue Stars

A Rainbow Geminid Meteor

Thu, 12/20/2018 - 15:50

Meteors can be colorful.

Methane Bubbles Frozen in Lake Baikal

Wed, 12/19/2018 - 15:48

What are these bubbles frozen into Lake Baikal?

M31: The Andromeda Galaxy

Tue, 12/18/2018 - 15:48

What is the nearest major

Comet Wirtanen Passes by the Earth

Mon, 12/17/2018 - 15:47

Today Comet Wirtanen passes by the Earth.

Geminids and Friends

Sun, 12/16/2018 - 15:43

Geminids and Friends


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