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Jupiter in Infrared from Hubble

4 hours 9 min ago

Jupiter looks a bit different in infrared light.


A Partial Solar Eclipse over Buenos Aires

Wed, 02/21/2018 - 15:12

What's happened to top of the Sun?


Galaxy Formation in a Magnetic Universe

Tue, 02/20/2018 - 15:10

How did we get here?


LL Ori and the Orion Nebula

Mon, 02/19/2018 - 15:04

Stars can make waves in the Orion Nebula's sea of gas and dust.


Manhattan Skylines

Sun, 02/18/2018 - 14:15

City lights shine along the upper east side of Manahattan in


Comet PanSTARRS is near the Edge

Sat, 02/17/2018 - 13:43

The comet PanSTARRS also known as


Enceladus in Silhouette

Fri, 02/16/2018 - 11:58

Enceladus in Silhouette


In the Heart of the Heart Nebula

Thu, 02/15/2018 - 10:37

What's that inside the Heart Nebula?


Car Orbiting Earth

Wed, 02/14/2018 - 10:36

Last week, a car orbited the Earth.


Blue Comet Meets Blue Stars

Tue, 02/13/2018 - 10:34

What's that heading for the Pleiades star cluster?


A Partial Eclipse Over Manila Bay

Mon, 02/12/2018 - 10:02

What's happened to the setting Sun?


Roadster, Starman, Planet Earth

Sun, 02/11/2018 - 09:55

Roadster, Starman, Planet Earth


Total Solar Lunar Eclipse

Sat, 02/10/2018 - 09:17

This digitally processed and composited picture


Bow Tie Moon and Star Trails

Fri, 02/09/2018 - 09:10

Bow Tie Moon and Star Trails


NGC 7331 Close-Up

Thu, 02/08/2018 - 09:06

Big, beautiful spiral galaxy


Galaxy NGC 474: Shells and Star Streams

Wed, 02/07/2018 - 08:44

What's happening to galaxy NGC 474?


NGC 7635: The Bubble Nebula Expanding

Tue, 02/06/2018 - 07:22

It's the bubble versus the cloud.


Venus and the Triply Ultraviolet Sun

Mon, 02/05/2018 - 05:30

An unusual type of solar eclipse occurred in 2012.


Earthshadow and the Beehive

Sun, 02/04/2018 - 04:51

The Earth's dark umbral shadow is shaped like a cone


Moonrise Eclipse

Sat, 02/03/2018 - 04:48

This atmospheric picture of a distant horizon looks toward


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