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Astronomy Picture of the Day: Moon and Venus over Cannon Beach

What's that spot next to the Moon? Venus.

Astronomy Picture of the Day: A Nibble on the Sun

The smallest of the three partial solar eclipses during 2018 was just yesterday, Friday, July 13.

Astronomy Picture of the Day: Star Trails and the Bracewell Radio Sundial

Sundials use the location of a shadow to measure the Earth's rotation and indicate the time of day.

Astronomy Picture of the Day: Charon: Moon of Pluto

A darkened and mysterious north polar region known to some as Mordor Macula caps this premier high-resolution view.

Astronomy Picture of the Day: An Airplane in Front of the Moon

If you look closely at the Moon, you will see a large airplane in front of it.

Astronomy Picture of the Day: Fresh Tiger Stripes on Saturn's Enceladus

Do underground oceans vent through the tiger stripes on Saturn's moon Enceladus?

Astronomy Picture of the Day: The East 96th Street Moon

A very full Moon rose over Manhattan's Upper Eastside on June 28, known to some as the Strawberry Moon.

Astronomy Picture of the Day: Messier 24: Sagittarius Star Cloud

Unlike most entries in Charles Messier's famous catalog of deep sky objects, M24 is not a bright galaxy, star cluster, or nebula.

Astronomy Picture of the Day: Highlights of the Summer Sky

What can you see in the night sky this summer?

Astronomy Picture of the Day: Rocket Plume Shadow Points to the Moon

Why would the shadow of a space shuttle launch plume point toward the Moon?

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