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Star Formation in the Tadpole Nebula

Mon, 05/08/2017 - 9:07am

What's all of the commotion in the Tadpole nebula? What's all of the commotion in the Tadpole nebula?


Galaxy Cluster Abell 370 and Beyond

Sun, 05/07/2017 - 9:07am

Some 4 billion light-years away, massive galaxy cluster Abell 370 Some 4 billion light-years away, massive galaxy cluster Abell 370


The Bull's Eye and the Young Moon

Sat, 05/06/2017 - 9:07am

The Bull's Eye and the Young Moon The Bull's Eye and the Young Moon


The Perseus Cluster Waves

Fri, 05/05/2017 - 9:07am

The Perseus Cluster Waves The Perseus Cluster Waves


NGC 3628: The Hamburger Galaxy

Thu, 05/04/2017 - 9:07am

No, hamburgers are not this big. No, hamburgers are not this big.


Approach above Sunset

Wed, 05/03/2017 - 9:07am

There it is! There it is!


Cooling Neutron Star

Tue, 05/02/2017 - 9:07am

The bright source near the center is a neutron star, The bright source near the center is a neutron star,


Cassini Looks Out from Saturn

Mon, 05/01/2017 - 9:07am

This is what Saturn looks like from inside the rings. This is what Saturn looks like from inside the rings.


Arches of Spring

Sun, 04/30/2017 - 9:07am

Arches of Spring Arches of Spring


Arches of Spring

Sat, 04/29/2017 - 9:07am

Arches of Spring Arches of Spring


Exploring the Antennae

Sat, 04/29/2017 - 9:07am

Some 60 million light-years away in the southerly Some 60 million light-years away in the southerly


Lyrids in Southern Skies

Fri, 04/28/2017 - 9:07am

Lyrids in Southern Skies Lyrids in Southern Skies


Mt. Etna Lava Plume

Thu, 04/27/2017 - 9:07am

Mt. Etna Lava Plume   Mt. Etna Lava Plume


A Split Ion Tail for Comet Lovejoy E4

Wed, 04/26/2017 - 9:07am

What's happened to Comet Lovejoy? What's happened to Comet Lovejoy?


A White Battle in the Black Sea

Tue, 04/25/2017 - 9:07am

Trillions have died in the Earth's seas. Trillions have died in the Earth's seas.


The Holographic Principle

Mon, 04/24/2017 - 9:07am

Is this picture worth a thousand words?  Is this picture worth a thousand words?


Between the Rings

Sun, 04/23/2017 - 9:07am

Between the Rings Between the Rings


NGC 4302 and NGC 4298

Sat, 04/22/2017 - 9:07am

NGC 4302 and NGC 4298 NGC 4302 and NGC 4298


Asteroid 2014 JO25

Fri, 04/21/2017 - 9:07am

A day before its closest approach, asteroid 2014 JO25 A day before its closest approach, asteroid 2014 JO25


The Red Spider Planetary Nebula

Thu, 04/20/2017 - 9:07am

Oh what a Oh what a


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