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The Horsehead Nebula from Blue to Infrared

Astronomy Picture of the Day - Sun Jul 27, 2014 11:45 pm MDT

One of the most identifiable nebulae in the sky,


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Rho Ophiuchi Wide Field

Astronomy Picture of the Day - Sun Jul 27, 2014 11:45 pm MDT

The clouds surrounding the star system Rho Ophiuchi compose one of the closest star forming regions.


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IC 4603: Reflection Nebula in Ophiuchius

Astronomy Picture of the Day - Sun Jul 27, 2014 11:45 pm MDT

Why does this starfield photograph resemble an


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NGC 253: Dusty Island Universe

Astronomy Picture of the Day - Sat Jul 26, 2014 11:44 pm MDT

NGC 253: Dusty Island Universe


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Cave with Aurora Skylight

Astronomy Picture of the Day - Sat Jul 26, 2014 11:44 pm MDT

Yes, but have you ever seen aurora from a cave?


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Cosmic Crab Nebula

Astronomy Picture of the Day - Fri Jul 25, 2014 11:43 pm MDT

The Crab Pulsar, a city-sized, magnetized


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Spacecraft Rosetta Shows Comet has Two Components

Astronomy Picture of the Day - Fri Jul 25, 2014 11:43 pm MDT

Why does this comet's nucleus have two components?


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NASA Mars Spacecraft Prepare for Close Comet Flyby

JPL News - Fri Jul 25, 2014 01:07 pm MDT



NASA is taking steps to protect its Mars orbiters, while preserving opportunities to gather valuable science, as Comet C/2013 A1 Siding Spring nears Mars on Oct. 19.



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