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Astronomy and the Night Sky

Astronomy and the Night Sky

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Curiosity - 7 Minutes of Terror


Occupy Mars: History of Robotic Red Planet Missions (Infographic) by Karl TateDate: 16 August 2012 Time: 09:49 AM ET

rings of Saturn

rings of Saturn (coloured)

Pleiades Deep Field

Jupiter and the Gallilean moons

Planetary rings

"Eye of God" nebula. Someone wrote "Imagine what the guy thought when he saw this staring back at him thru the telescope!" I agree!

Infrared Jupiter

The Witch Head Nebula (IC 2118) - This suggestively shaped reflection nebula is associated with the bright star Rigel (located just outside the top right corner of the above image) in the constellation Orion. (credit: Gary Stevens)

APOD: 2001 February 27 - The Witch Head Nebula

Serenity Nebula

New Zealand

different shot of the Tarantula Nebula

Breaking News: NASA Finds Strange Objects Around Our Sun (part 2 of 2)

Breaking News: NASA Finds Strange Objects Around Our Sun (part 1 of 2)

Filament Eruption and Long M-class Flare

NASA SDO - Eclipse Season, March 15, 2011

The Sun on 11/11/11 from the Solar Dynamics Observatory Spacecraft.

The Sun at 11:11 UTC on 11/11/11 in a different wavelength. Credit: NASA

Astronomers using data from NASA’s WISE mission have discovered millions of supermassive black holes.

Solar Eclipse, Ending (NASA, Hinode, 01/07/11) by NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center, via Flickr