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STEVE over Copper Harbor


Streak and Plume from SpaceX Crew-2 Launch


Mid-Air Meteor and Milky Way

On September 24, a late evening commercial flight from Singapore to Australia offered stratospheric views of the southern hemisphere's night sky.

The Perseids and the Plough

Despite interfering moonlight, many denizens of planet Earth were able to watch this year's Perseid meteor shower.

Perseid Meteors over Slovakia

Tonight is a good night to see meteors.

Atlas at Dawn

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

Unusual Mountain Ahuna Mons on Asteroid Ceres

What created this unusual mountain?

Messier 63: The Sunflower Galaxy

A bright spiral galaxy of the northern sky, Messier 63 is about 25 million light-years distant in the loyal constellation Canes Venatici.

Astronomy Picture of the Day: A Cold December Night

They say Orion always comes up sideways, and he does seem to on this cold December night. The bright stars of the familiar northern winter constellation lie just above the snowy tree tops surrounding a cozy cottage near the town of Ustupky in the Cze

Astronomy Picture of the Day: A Cold December Night

They say Orion always comes up sideways, and he does seem to on this cold December night. The bright stars of the familiar northern winter constellation lie just above the snowy tree tops surrounding a cozy cottage near the town of Ustupky in the Cze

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