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Nothing like it has ever been seen before. Nothing like it has ever been seen before.


Big Dipper over Pyramid Mountain

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When did you first learn to identify this group of stars? When did you first learn to identify this group of stars?


Curiosity Rover Takes Selfie on Mars

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Curiosity Rover Takes Selfie on Mars Curiosity Rover Takes Selfie on Mars


NGC 7822: Stars and Dust Pillars in Infrared

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Young stars themselves are clearing out their nursery in NGC 7822. Young stars themselves are clearing out their nursery in NGC 7822.


Friday the Moon Smiled

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Friday the Moon Smiled Friday the Moon Smiled


Major Fireball Meteor

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Major Fireball Meteor Major Fireball Meteor


Alnitak, Alnilam, Mintaka

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Alnitak, Alnilam, Mintaka Alnitak, Alnilam, Mintaka


The Tarantula Nebula

Wed, 22/11/2017 - 08:00

The Tarantula Nebula The Tarantula Nebula


NGC 7789: Caroline's Rose

Tue, 21/11/2017 - 06:00

Found among the rich starfields of the Milky Way, Found among the rich starfields of the Milky Way,


The Pleiades Deep and Dusty

Mon, 20/11/2017 - 11:00

The well-known Pleiades star cluster is slowly destroying part of a passing cloud of The well-known Pleiades star cluster is slowly destroying part of a passing cloud of


Comet Machholz Approaches the Sun

Sun, 19/11/2017 - 09:00

Why is Comet Maccholz so depleted of carbon-containing chemicals? Why is Comet Maccholz so depleted of carbon-containing chemicals?


A Happy Sky over Los Angeles

Sat, 18/11/2017 - 07:00

Sometimes, the sky may seem to smile over much of planet Earth.  Sometimes, the sky may seem to smile over much of planet Earth.


A Colourful Moon

Fri, 17/11/2017 - 18:00

A Colourful Moon A Colourful Moon


Williamina Fleming's Triangular Wisp

Thu, 16/11/2017 - 16:00

Williamina Fleming's Triangular Wisp Williamina Fleming's Triangular Wisp


NGC 1055 Close up

Wed, 15/11/2017 - 14:00

Big, beautiful spiral galaxy NGC 1055 is a dominant member of Big, beautiful spiral galaxy NGC 1055 is a dominant member of


NGC 2261: Hubble s Variable Nebula

Tue, 14/11/2017 - 12:00

What causes Hubble's Variable Nebula to vary?  What causes Hubble's Variable Nebula to vary?


The Prague Astronomical Clock

Mon, 13/11/2017 - 10:00

In the center of Prague there's a clock the size of a building. In the center of Prague there's a clock the size of a building.


A Dust Jet from the Surface of Comet 67P

Sun, 12/11/2017 - 08:00

Where do comet tails come from? Where do comet tails come from?


A Year of Full Moons

Sat, 11/11/2017 - 06:00

Do all full moons look the same? Do all full moons look the same?


NGC 891 vs Abell 347

Fri, 03/11/2017 - 13:00

Distant galaxies lie beyond a foreground of spiky Distant galaxies lie beyond a foreground of spiky