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Comet ISON streaming towards the Sun. At its closest approach on Thanksgiving Day 2013, it will be just 730,000 miles above the sun's surface. (Image Credit: ESA/NASA/SOHO) This image comes from SOHO, the Solar and Heliospheric Observatory - the comet is in the lower right. Mona Evans, "Comets" http://www.bellaonline.com/articles/art33712.asp

Bright, brighter, brightest: these views of Comet ISON after its closest approach to the sun Nov. 28 show that a small part of the nucleus may have survived the encounter. Images from the Solar and Heliospheric Observatory. (Credit: ESA/NASA/SOHO/GSFC) Mona Evans, "Comets" http://www.bellaonline.com/articles/art33712.asp

Comet ISON and Mercury in the dawn over the Teide Observatory in the Canary Islands. Taken 2013-11-21. (Credit: Juan Carlos Casado) The comet was barely visible to the unaided eye. This image was taken with a camera with a small photographic lens. Mona Evans, "Comets" http://www.bellaonline.com/articles/art33712.asp

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Vintage Space Poster - Halley's Comet

Comet Halley and the Milky Way 12th March 1986. Halley's Comet next scheduled appearance in late July, 2061

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Inside the Flame Nebula

El nacimiento de estrellas en Flame Nebula

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Comet ISON May Have Survived

Comet ISON May Have Survived | NASA

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View of the Transantarctic Mountains

This image of the Transantarctic Mountains was taken from the NASA P-3 airborne laboratory on Nov. 27

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NEOWISE Images Comet C/2014 Q2 (Lovejoy)

NASA's NEOWISE Images Comet C/2014 Q2 (Lovejoy)

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11 Psychedelic Pictures Of Space That Won Awards This Year

“The Horsehead Nebula” by Bill Snyder (winner, left), and “At the Feet of Orion (NGC 1999) – Full Field”, by Marco Lorenzi | 11 Psychedelic Pictures Of Space That Won Awards This Year #horseheadnebula #nebula

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Cubesats Released From Space Station

Cubesats Released From Space Station ISS038-E-003872 (19 Nov. 2013) --- Three nanosatellites, known as Cubesats, are deployed from a Small Satellite Orbital Deployer (SSOD) attached to the Kibo laboratory’s robotic arm at 7:10 a.m. (EST) on Nov. 19, 2013. Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency astronaut Koichi Wakata, Expedition 38 flight engineer, monitored the satellite deployment while operating the Japanese robotic arm from inside Kibo. The Cubesats were delivered to the International Space…

NASA's Incredible Shot Of The Sahara Dessert From Space | Image brought to you courtesy of www.robotradio.com | Cosmic Streams of Consciousness

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Hubble Space Telescope Finds Source of Magellanic Stream

Hubble Space Telescope Finds Source of Magellanic Stream | NASA