NASA Astronomy Picture of the Day 2016 June 5 Comet PanSTARRS and the Helix Nebula It’s rare that such different objects are imaged so close together. Such an occasion is occurring now, though, and was captured two days ago in combined parallel.
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A Black Hole Story Told by a Cosmic Blob and Bubble
NASA Astronomy Picture of the Day 2016 July 2 Firefly Trails and the Summer Milky Way A camera fixed low to a tripod on a northern summer’s eve captured the series of images used in this serene, southern Ontario skyscape. The lakeside view frames our.
All from Messier's catalog, and are cosmic pinwheel and whirlpool on the left, spiral galaxies far beyond the Milky Way. To the right, a distant edge-on spiral galaxy is seen close to our galaxy's own owl-faced planetary nebula
Venus now appears as Earth's brilliant morning star, standing in a line-up of planets above the southeastern horizon before dawn. For most, the silvery celestial beacon rose predawn in a close pairing with an old crescent Moon on Monday, December