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Wide Field View of Great American Eclipse

Tue, 05/02/2019 - 18:00

Only in the fleeting darkness of a total solar eclipse is the Only in the fleeting darkness of a total solar eclipse is the


Ultima Thule from New Horizons

Mon, 04/02/2019 - 16:00

How do distant asteroids differ from those near the Sun? How do distant asteroids differ from those near the Sun?


The Long Gas Tail of Spiral Galaxy D100

Sun, 03/02/2019 - 14:00

Why is there long red streak attached to this galaxy? Why is there long red streak attached to this galaxy?


From the Northern to the Southern Cross

Sat, 02/02/2019 - 12:00

There is a road that connects the There is a road that connects the


The Umbra of Earth

Fri, 01/02/2019 - 10:00

The dark, inner shadow of planet Earth The dark, inner shadow of planet Earth


Moon Struck

Thu, 31/01/2019 - 08:00

Moon Struck Moon Struck


Matterhorn, Moon, and Meteor

Wed, 30/01/2019 - 06:00

Matterhorn, Moon, and Meteor Matterhorn, Moon, and Meteor


Orion over the Austrian Alps

Tue, 29/01/2019 - 17:00

Do you recognize this constellation? Do you recognize this constellation?


Lunar Eclipse over Cologne Cathedral

Mon, 28/01/2019 - 15:00

Why would a bright full Moon suddenly become dark? Why would a bright full Moon suddenly become dark?


InSight Lander Takes Selfie on Mars

Sun, 27/01/2019 - 13:00

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


A Total Lunar Eclipse Video

Sat, 26/01/2019 - 11:00

Tonight a bright full Moon will fade to red. Tonight a bright full Moon will fade to red.


Total Lunar Eclipse at Moonset

Fri, 25/01/2019 - 10:00

The Moon slid The Moon slid


Circumpolar Star Trails

Thu, 24/01/2019 - 08:00

Circumpolar Star Trails Circumpolar Star Trails


Cabin Under the Stars

Wed, 23/01/2019 - 06:00

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


IC 342: The Hidden Galaxy

Tue, 22/01/2019 - 17:00

 The Hidden Galaxy IC 342: The Hidden Galaxy


The Heart and Soul Nebulas

Mon, 21/01/2019 - 15:00

Is the heart and soul of our Galaxy located in Is the heart and soul of our Galaxy located in


Meteor and Milky Way over the Alps

Sun, 20/01/2019 - 13:00

Now this was a view with a thrill. Now this was a view with a thrill.


Tycho Supernova Remnant in X-ray

Sat, 19/01/2019 - 11:00

What star created this huge puffball?  What star created this huge puffball?


Milky Way Falls

Fri, 18/01/2019 - 09:00

Milky Way Falls Milky Way Falls


Partial Eclipse over Beijing

Thu, 17/01/2019 - 07:00

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