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Solar System Family Portrait

In 1990, cruising four billion miles from the Sun, the Voyager 1 spacecraft looked back to make this first ever Solar System family portrait. The complete portrait is a 60 frame mosaic made from a vantage point 32 degrees above the ecliptic plane. In it, Voyager's wide-angle camera frames sweep through the inner Solar System at the left, linking up with ice giant Neptune, the Solar System's outermost planet, at the far right. Positions for Venus, Earth, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, ...Read more Star Naming Service

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19th March 2022 at 02:00
Sunset on Mars ❤️
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8th February 2022 at 00:25
The Pinwheel Galaxy -NASA
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17th January 2022 at 16:33
The first Full Moon of 2022, known as the Wolf Moon, will occur tonight! Throughout cold January nights, the howling of wolves could be heard around villages in both Europe and America, so the January Full Moon became widely known as the Wolf Moon. The exact time of the Full Wolf Moon is January 17, 2022, 23:48 GMT
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16th January 2022 at 14:07
The Lagoon Nebula - Hubble
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6th January 2022 at 18:25
The Monster Galaxy, 12.4 billion light-years away from Earth © Image Credit: National Astronomical Observatory of Japan
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5th January 2022 at 10:54
This is a small section of the Cygnus supernova blast wave which appears as a delicate streak of light. Credit: ESA/Hubble & NASA, W. Blair; acknowledgment: Leo Shatz
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4th January 2022 at 10:01
An exploding star ! Hubble
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3rd January 2022 at 12:12
The station crew sees 16 sunrises a day, and they officially started 2022 at 12am GMT.
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2nd January 2022 at 09:07
The Snow Angel Nebula - Hubble
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1st January 2022 at 09:04
Crescent Earth The Earth as seen from the Moon on the Command Module of Apollo17 on December 16, 1972. Credit: @NASA (image #AS17-152-23274); Processing: @JPMajor
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31st December 2021 at 11:25
Dolphin head nebula located near the center of the constellation Canis Major
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30th December 2021 at 13:57
DEM L249, located in the Large Magellanic Cloud, is an unusual supernova remnant. Image Credit: NASA, ESA, and Y. Chou (Academia Sinica, Institute of Astronomy and Astrophysics); Processing: Gladys Kober (NASA/Catholic University of America)
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29th December 2021 at 13:58
The Prawn Nebula is a massive stellar nursery located in the constellation Scorpius, about 6,000 light years from Earth Hubble
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28th December 2021 at 13:50
In this image, the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope captures a side-on view of NGC 3568, a barred spiral galaxy roughly 57 million light-years from the Milky Way in the constellation Centaurus.
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27th December 2021 at 13:44
NGC 6891 is a bright, asymmetrical planetary nebula in the constellation Delphinus, the Dolphin. NASA
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26th December 2021 at 12:06
The Veil Nebula - NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope
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25th December 2021 at 11:37
The Sword of Orion This image from NASA Spitzer Space Telescope shows the Orion nebula, our closest massive star-making factory, 1,450 light-years from Earth. The nebula is close enough to appear to the naked eye as a fuzzy star in the sword of the constellation.
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