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#NASA The planet, Uranus. Its 27 moons are named after the characters from the works of William Shakespeare and Alexander Pope.

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#NASA The Bubble Nebula (NGC 7635). How many stars this nursery 7,100-11,000 light years away gave birth to, I do not know.

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HubbleSite - Picture Album: The Bubble Nebula (NGC 7635)

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#NASA When you look into the barred spiral galaxy, NGC 1512, it almost looks like the Star Wars depiction of traveling through hyperspace.

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#NASA If you aimed a telescope towards the 3-star belt in the constellation of Orion, you would see this.

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#NASA Hoag's Object Galaxy, unlike most spiral-shaped galaxies, is round.

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#NASA The planet, Saturn, with a clear view of its icy South Pole and well-defined ring system.

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HubbleSite - Picture Album: Saturn Aurora — January 26, 2004

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Picture Album: Mars Dust Storm Brews in Hellas Basin and Northern Polar Cap

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#NASA Before you, two superlatives: Jupiter, the largest planet in our Solar System; and Ganymede, Jupiter's largest satellite (moon). Ganymede also happens to be the largest of all the moons of any of the planets, even larger than our own Moon.

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NewsCenter - Hubble Catches Jupiter's Largest Moon Going to the 'Dark Side' (12/18/2008) - Release Images

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