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Eastern Veil Nebula (NGC 6992)

Eastern Veil Nebula

Horsehead and Orion Nebulas

2021 May 9

Mercury-Redstone 3 Launch

2021 May 7

Apollo 11: Earth, Moon, Spaceship


Inside the Flame Nebula


Da Vinci Rise

An old Moon rose this morning, its waning sunlit crescent shining just above the eastern horizon before sunrise.

Atlas at Dawn

This single, 251-second long exposure follows the early flight of an Atlas V rocket on August 8.

The Eagle Rises

Get out your red/blue glasses and check out this stereo view from lunar orbit.

M83: The Thousand-Ruby Galaxx

Big, bright, and beautiful, spiral galaxy M83 lies a mere twelve million light-years away, near the southeastern tip of the very long constellation Hydra.

Astronomy Picture of the Day: Light Pillars over Whitefish Bay

What's happening in the sky? Unusual lights appeared last week to hover above Whitefish Bay on the eastern edge of Lake Superior between the USA and Canada.

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