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Age: 24 days old
Phase: Waning Crescent
Illumination: 32%
Distance: 379,484 km

A Deep Sky Behind an Eclipsed Moon

The plan was to capture a picturesque part of the sky that was hosting an unusual guest. The result included a bonus — an additional and unexpected guest. The beautiful background features part of the central band of our Milky Way galaxy on the far left, and the colorful clouds of Rho Ophiuchi in the image center. The unusual guest, a dimmed and reddened Moon on the right, was expected because the image was taken during last week’s total ...Read more

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19th March 2022 at 02:00
Sunset on Mars ❤️
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8th February 2022 at 00:25
Infrared Universe: Pinwheel Galaxy (M101)
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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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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