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Astronomy Picture of the Day
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A Conjunction of Comets

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A conjunction A conjunction


Solar Eclipse Solargraph

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Today is the Today is the


A September Morning Sky

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The Moon, three planets, and a bright star gathered near the The Moon, three planets, and a bright star gathered near the


The Big Corona

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Most photographs don't adequately portray the magnificence of the Most photographs don't adequately portray the magnificence of the


Veil Nebula: Wisps of an Exploded Star

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Wisps like this are all that remain visible of a Milky Way star.  Wisps like this are all that remain visible of a Milky Way star.


Orion above Easter Island

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Why were the statues on Why were the statues on


How to Identify that Light in the Sky

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What is that light in the sky? What is that light in the sky?


Bright Spiral Galaxy M81

Sat, 23/09/2017 - 13:00

One of the brightest galaxies in planet Earth's sky is similar in size One of the brightest galaxies in planet Earth's sky is similar in size


Cassini's Final Image

Fri, 22/09/2017 - 11:00

As planned, the Cassini spacecraft impacted the As planned, the Cassini spacecraft impacted the


100 Steps Forward

Thu, 21/09/2017 - 09:00

A beautiful conjunction of Venus and Moon, human, sand, and A beautiful conjunction of Venus and Moon, human, sand, and


Flare Well AR2673

Wed, 20/09/2017 - 07:00

Almost out of view from Almost out of view from


NGC 6334: The Cats Paw Nebula

Tue, 19/09/2017 - 18:00

Nebulas are perhaps as famous for being identified with familiar shapes as perhaps Nebulas are perhaps as famous for being identified with familiar shapes as perhaps


A Total Solar Eclipse Close Up in Real Time

Mon, 18/09/2017 - 16:00

How would you feel if the Sun disappeared? How would you feel if the Sun disappeared?


Cassini Approaches Saturn

Sun, 17/09/2017 - 14:00

What would it look like to approach Saturn in a spaceship? What would it look like to approach Saturn in a spaceship?


Swirling Around the Eye of Hurricane Irma

Sat, 16/09/2017 - 12:00

Why does a hurricane have an eye at its center? Why does a hurricane have an eye at its center?


Calm Waters and Geomagnetic Storm

Fri, 15/09/2017 - 10:00

Calm Waters and Geomagnetic Storm Calm Waters and Geomagnetic Storm


The Great Gig in the Sky

Thu, 14/09/2017 - 08:00

The Great Gig in the Sky The Great Gig in the Sky


The Flash Spectrum of the Sun

Wed, 13/09/2017 - 06:00

In clear Madras, Oregon skies, this colorful eclipse In clear Madras, Oregon skies, this colorful eclipse


The Climber and the Eclipse

Tue, 12/09/2017 - 17:00

What should you do if your rock climbing picture is photobombed by a total eclipse of the Sun? What should you do if your rock climbing picture is photobombed by a total eclipse of the Sun?


Europa and Jupiter from Voyager 1

Mon, 11/09/2017 - 15:00

What are those spots on Jupiter? What are those spots on Jupiter?