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The Wizard Nebula

Astronomy Picture of the Day - 3 hours 38 min ago

Open star cluster NGC 7380 is still embedded in


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Arp 188 and the Tadpole's Tail

Astronomy Picture of the Day - 3 hours 38 min ago

Why does this galaxy have such a long tail?


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NASA Radar System Surveys Napa Valley Quake Area

JPL News - Fri Aug 29, 2014 01:08 pm MDT



A JPL-developed airborne radar system is conducting an airborne survey of earthquake fault displacements caused by the Aug. 24 magnitude 6.0 quake in Napa Valley, California.



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Memory Reformat Planned for Opportunity Mars Rover

JPL News - Fri Aug 29, 2014 01:08 pm MDT



An increasing frequency of computer resets on NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity has prompted the rover team to make plans to reformat the rover's flash memory.



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Messier 20 and 21

Astronomy Picture of the Day - Fri Aug 29, 2014 12:30 am MDT

Messier 20 and 21


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Mercury's Transit: An Unusual Spot on the Sun

Astronomy Picture of the Day - Fri Aug 29, 2014 12:30 am MDT

What's that dot on the Sun?


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NASA's Spitzer Telescope Witnesses Asteroid Smashup

JPL News - Thu Aug 28, 2014 01:08 pm MDT



NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope has spotted an eruption of dust around a young star, possibly the result of a smashup between large asteroids.



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Milky Way over Yellowstone

Astronomy Picture of the Day - Thu Aug 28, 2014 12:29 am MDT

The Milky Way was not created by an evaporating lake.


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The Spectre of Veszprem

Astronomy Picture of the Day - Thu Aug 28, 2014 12:29 am MDT

The city of Veszprem, Hungary was only briefly haunted by


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NASA Telescopes Uncover Early Construction of Giant Galaxy

JPL News - Wed Aug 27, 2014 01:08 pm MDT



Astronomers have for the first time caught a glimpse of the earliest stages of massive galaxy construction.



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