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The Sombrero Galaxy in Infrared

Mon, 07/01/2019 - 14:00

This floating ring is the size of a galaxy. This floating ring is the size of a galaxy.


The Witch Head Nebula

Sun, 06/01/2019 - 12:00

The Witch Head Nebula The Witch Head Nebula


The Galaxy Tree

Sat, 05/01/2019 - 10:00

First came the trees. First came the trees.


New Horizons at Ultima Thule

Fri, 04/01/2019 - 08:00

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


NGC 1365: Majestic Island Universe

Thu, 03/01/2019 - 06:00

Barred spiral galaxy NGC 1365 is truly a majestic Barred spiral galaxy NGC 1365 is truly a majestic


The Great Carina Nebula

Wed, 02/01/2019 - 17:00

A jewel of the southern sky, the A jewel of the southern sky, the


NGC 6357: The Lobster Nebula

Tue, 01/01/2019 - 15:00

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


M100: A Grand Design Spiral Galaxy

Mon, 31/12/2018 - 13:00

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


Earthrise 1: Historic Image Remastered

Sun, 30/12/2018 - 11:00

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


Earthrise: A Video Reconstruction

Sat, 29/12/2018 - 09:00

About 12 seconds into this video, something unusual happens. About 12 seconds into this video, something unusual happens.


A Cold December Night

Fri, 28/12/2018 - 07:00

They say Orion They say Orion


Extraordinary Solar Halos

Thu, 27/12/2018 - 18:00

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


Red Nebula, Green Comet, Blue Stars

Wed, 26/12/2018 - 16:00

Red Nebula, Green Comet, Blue Stars Red Nebula, Green Comet, Blue Stars


A Rainbow Geminid Meteor

Tue, 25/12/2018 - 14:00

Meteors can be colorful. Meteors can be colorful.


Methane Bubbles Frozen in Lake Baikal

Mon, 24/12/2018 - 12:00

What are these bubbles frozen into Lake Baikal? What are these bubbles frozen into Lake Baikal?


M31: The Andromeda Galaxy

Sun, 23/12/2018 - 10:00

What is the nearest major What is the nearest major


Comet Wirtanen Passes by the Earth

Sat, 22/12/2018 - 08:00

Today Comet Wirtanen passes by the Earth. Today Comet Wirtanen passes by the Earth.


Geminids and Friends

Fri, 21/12/2018 - 06:00

Geminids and Friends Geminids and Friends


Swimming on Jupiter

Thu, 20/12/2018 - 17:00

On October 29, the Juno spacecraft once again dove near On October 29, the Juno spacecraft once again dove near


3D Bennu

Wed, 19/12/2018 - 15:00

Put on your red/blue glasses and float next to asteroid Put on your red/blue glasses and float next to asteroid