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Updated: 5 hours 58 min ago

Moon and Venus over Cannon Beach

5 hours 58 min ago

What's that spot next to the Moon? What's that spot next to the Moon?


Neutrino Associated with Distant Blazar Jet

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With equipment frozen deep into ice beneath Earth's South Pole, With equipment frozen deep into ice beneath Earth's South Pole,


Rings Around the Ring Nebula

5 hours 58 min ago

There is much more to the familiar There is much more to the familiar


A Nibble on the Sun

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A Nibble on the Sun A Nibble on the Sun


Star Trails and the Bracewell Radio Sundial

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Star Trails and the Bracewell Radio Sundial Star Trails and the Bracewell Radio Sundial


Centaurus A

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Only 11 million light-years away, Only 11 million light-years away,


Dark Slope Streaks Split on Mars

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What is creating these dark streaks on Mars? What is creating these dark streaks on Mars?


Symbiotic R Aquarii

Tue, 17/07/2018 - 06:00

You can see it change in brightness with just binoculars over the course of a year. You can see it change in brightness with just binoculars over the course of a year.


Noctilucent Clouds over Paris Fireworks

Mon, 16/07/2018 - 17:00

It's northern noctilucent cloud season -- perhaps a time to celebrate! It's northern noctilucent cloud season -- perhaps a time to celebrate!


Road to Mars

Sun, 15/07/2018 - 15:00

What's that light at the end of the road? What's that light at the end of the road?


The Extraordinary Spiral in LL Pegasi

Sat, 14/07/2018 - 13:00

What created the strange spiral structure on the upper left?  What created the strange spiral structure on the upper left?


A Northern Summer's Night

Fri, 13/07/2018 - 11:00

Near a summer's midnight a mist haunts the river bank in this Near a summer's midnight a mist haunts the river bank in this


Charon: Moon of Pluto

Thu, 12/07/2018 - 09:00

A darkened and mysterious north polar region A darkened and mysterious north polar region


Shadow Rise on the Inside Passage

Wed, 11/07/2018 - 07:00

At sunset look east not west. At sunset look east not west.


Dawn s Early Light, Rocket s Red Glare

Tue, 10/07/2018 - 18:00

Dawn s Early Light, Rocket s Red Glare Dawn s Early Light, Rocket s Red Glare


An Airplane in Front of the Moon

Mon, 09/07/2018 - 16:00

If you look closely at the Moon, you will see a large airplane in front of it. If you look closely at the Moon, you will see a large airplane in front of it.


From the Galactic Plane through Antares

Sun, 08/07/2018 - 15:00

Behold one of the most photogenic regions of the night sky, captured impressively. Behold one of the most photogenic regions of the night sky, captured impressively.


Fresh Tiger Stripes on Saturn's Enceladus

Sat, 07/07/2018 - 13:00

Do underground oceans vent through the tiger stripes on Saturn's moon Enceladus?  Do underground oceans vent through the tiger stripes on Saturn's moon Enceladus?


The East 96th Street Moon

Fri, 06/07/2018 - 11:00

The East 96th Street Moon The East 96th Street Moon


Messier 24: Sagittarius Star Cloud

Thu, 05/07/2018 - 09:00

 Sagittarius Star Cloud Messier 24: Sagittarius Star Cloud