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Apollo 17 at Shorty Crater

Astronomy Picture of the Day - Sat, 11/25/2017 - 11:12

In December of 1972,


Alnitak, Alnilam, Mintaka

Astronomy Picture of the Day - Fri, 11/24/2017 - 09:52

Alnitak, Alnilam, Mintaka


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Astronomy Picture of the Day - Thu, 11/23/2017 - 07:43

Nothing like it has ever been seen before.


Big Dipper over Pyramid Mountain

Astronomy Picture of the Day - Wed, 11/22/2017 - 05:36

When did you first learn to identify this group of stars?


Curiosity Rover Takes Selfie on Mars

Astronomy Picture of the Day - Tue, 11/21/2017 - 04:12

Curiosity Rover Takes Selfie on Mars


NGC 7822: Stars and Dust Pillars in Infrared

Astronomy Picture of the Day - Mon, 11/20/2017 - 03:09

Young stars themselves are clearing out their nursery in NGC 7822.


Friday the Moon Smiled

Astronomy Picture of the Day - Sun, 11/19/2017 - 02:07

Friday the Moon Smiled


Major Fireball Meteor

Astronomy Picture of the Day - Sat, 11/18/2017 - 01:52

Major Fireball Meteor


The Tarantula Nebula

Astronomy Picture of the Day - Sat, 11/18/2017 - 01:52

The Tarantula Nebula


NGC 7789: Caroline's Rose

Astronomy Picture of the Day - Fri, 11/17/2017 - 00:00

Found among the rich starfields of the Milky Way,


The Pleiades Deep and Dusty

Astronomy Picture of the Day - Wed, 11/15/2017 - 22:58

The well-known Pleiades star cluster is slowly destroying part of a passing cloud of


Comet Machholz Approaches the Sun

Astronomy Picture of the Day - Tue, 11/14/2017 - 22:05

Why is Comet Maccholz so depleted of carbon-containing chemicals?


A Happy Sky over Los Angeles

Astronomy Picture of the Day - Mon, 11/13/2017 - 21:44

Sometimes, the sky may seem to smile over much of planet Earth.


A Colourful Moon

Astronomy Picture of the Day - Sun, 11/12/2017 - 21:31

A Colourful Moon


Williamina Fleming's Triangular Wisp

Astronomy Picture of the Day - Sat, 11/11/2017 - 20:11

Williamina Fleming's Triangular Wisp


NGC 1055 Close up

Astronomy Picture of the Day - Sat, 11/11/2017 - 20:11

Big, beautiful spiral galaxy NGC 1055 is a dominant member of


NGC 2261: Hubble s Variable Nebula

Astronomy Picture of the Day - Sat, 11/11/2017 - 20:11

What causes Hubble's Variable Nebula to vary?


The Prague Astronomical Clock

Astronomy Picture of the Day - Sat, 11/11/2017 - 20:11

In the center of Prague there's a clock the size of a building.


A Dust Jet from the Surface of Comet 67P

Astronomy Picture of the Day - Sat, 11/11/2017 - 20:11

Where do comet tails come from?


A Year of Full Moons

Astronomy Picture of the Day - Sat, 11/11/2017 - 20:11

Do all full moons look the same?


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