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  • Spitzer Space Telescope | astrofoto.org
    02 2015 19 00 On Nov 26 NASA s Spitzer Space Telescope entered into a standby mode while executing regular calibration observations This mode is triggered by the spacecraft s fault protection system when an anomaly occurs It puts Spitzer in a standby configuration until further instructions from the ground are received Categories Astronomy News NASA Space Telescopes See Magnified Image of Faintest Galaxy from Early Universe Wed 12 02 2015 19 00 Astronomers harnessing the combined power of NASA s Hubble and Spitzer space telescopes have found the faintest object ever seen in the early universe It existed about 400 million years after the big bang 13 8 billion years ago Categories Astronomy News Strange Star Likely Swarmed by Comets Mon 11 23 2015 19 00 A star called KIC 8462852 has been in the news recently for unexplained and bizarre behavior New clues emerge in the mystery of a star with odd light patterns Categories Astronomy News The Birth of Monsters VISTA Pinpoints Earliest Giant Galaxies Tue 11 17 2015 19 00 ESO s VISTA survey telescope has spied a horde of previously hidden massive galaxies that existed when the Universe was in its infancy By discovering and studying more of these galaxies than ever before astronomers have for the first time found out exactly when such monster galaxies first appeared Categories Astronomy News Whopping Galaxy Cluster Spotted with Help of NASA Telescopes Mon 11 02 2015 19 00 Astronomers have discovered a giant gathering of galaxies in a very remote part of the universe thanks to NASA s Spitzer Space Telescope and Wide field Infrared Survey Explorer WISE The galaxy cluster located 8 5 billion light years away is the most massive structure yet found at such great distances Categories Astronomy News Navigation Calendar Gallery Constellations Messier Objects M27 The Dumbell Nebula Resources Astronomy Books Buying A Star Buying A Telescope Clubs and Organizations General Interest Imaging and Astrophotography Magazines Mailing Lists and News Groups Science Toy Suppliers Software Weather Information Tips and Tricks Roland s Corner Recent content About Copyright Search form Search User login Username Password Request new password Science Daily Mercury Mercury gets a meteoroid shower from Comet Encke Mercury gets a meteoroid shower from Comet Encke More Science Daily Venus The aliens are silent because they re dead The aliens are silent because they re dead More Science Daily Mars Antarctic fungi survive Martian conditions on the International Space Station Antarctic fungi survive Martian conditions on the International Space Station Rotation speed may be bad news for Red Planet pioneers Rotation speed may be bad news for Red Planet pioneers The aliens are silent because they re dead More Science Daily Jupiter New study challenges Jupiter s role as planetary shield protecting Earth from comet impacts New study challenges Jupiter s role as planetary shield protecting Earth from comet impacts NASA telescopes detect Jupiter like storm on small star NASA telescopes detect Jupiter like storm on small star Simulating the jet streams and

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  • Astronomy News | astrofoto.org
    Nov 26 NASA s Spitzer Space Telescope entered into a standby mode while executing regular calibration observations This mode is triggered by the spacecraft s fault protection system when an anomaly occurs It puts Spitzer in a standby configuration until further instructions from the ground are received Categories Astronomy News NASA Space Telescopes See Magnified Image of Faintest Galaxy from Early Universe Spitzer Space Telescope Wed 12 02 2015 19 00 Astronomers harnessing the combined power of NASA s Hubble and Spitzer space telescopes have found the faintest object ever seen in the early universe It existed about 400 million years after the big bang 13 8 billion years ago Categories Astronomy News Strange Star Likely Swarmed by Comets Spitzer Space Telescope Mon 11 23 2015 19 00 A star called KIC 8462852 has been in the news recently for unexplained and bizarre behavior New clues emerge in the mystery of a star with odd light patterns Categories Astronomy News The Birth of Monsters VISTA Pinpoints Earliest Giant Galaxies Spitzer Space Telescope Tue 11 17 2015 19 00 ESO s VISTA survey telescope has spied a horde of previously hidden massive galaxies that existed when the Universe was in its infancy By discovering and studying more of these galaxies than ever before astronomers have for the first time found out exactly when such monster galaxies first appeared Categories Astronomy News Whopping Galaxy Cluster Spotted with Help of NASA Telescopes Spitzer Space Telescope Mon 11 02 2015 19 00 Astronomers have discovered a giant gathering of galaxies in a very remote part of the universe thanks to NASA s Spitzer Space Telescope and Wide field Infrared Survey Explorer WISE The galaxy cluster located 8 5 billion light years away is the most massive structure yet found at such great distances Categories Astronomy News Navigation Calendar Gallery Constellations Messier Objects M27 The Dumbell Nebula Resources Astronomy Books Buying A Star Buying A Telescope Clubs and Organizations General Interest Imaging and Astrophotography Magazines Mailing Lists and News Groups Science Toy Suppliers Software Weather Information Tips and Tricks Roland s Corner Recent content About Copyright Search form Search User login Username Password Request new password Science Daily Mercury Mercury gets a meteoroid shower from Comet Encke Mercury gets a meteoroid shower from Comet Encke More Science Daily Venus The aliens are silent because they re dead The aliens are silent because they re dead More Science Daily Mars Antarctic fungi survive Martian conditions on the International Space Station Antarctic fungi survive Martian conditions on the International Space Station Rotation speed may be bad news for Red Planet pioneers Rotation speed may be bad news for Red Planet pioneers The aliens are silent because they re dead More Science Daily Jupiter New study challenges Jupiter s role as planetary shield protecting Earth from comet impacts New study challenges Jupiter s role as planetary shield protecting Earth from comet impacts NASA telescopes detect Jupiter like storm on small star NASA telescopes detect Jupiter like storm on

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  • Astronomy Picture of the Day | astrofoto.org
    01 29 2016 04 46 Giant elliptical galaxy M60 and spiral galaxy NGC 4647 do look like Categories Astronomy Pictures An Airglow Fan from Lake to Sky Thu 01 28 2016 04 08 Why would the sky look like a giant fan Categories Astronomy Pictures A Candidate for the Biggest Boom Yet Seen Wed 01 27 2016 03 37 It is a candidate for the brightest and most powerful explosion ever seen Categories Astronomy Pictures Where Your Elements Came From Tue 01 26 2016 03 31 The hydrogen in your body present in every molecule of water came from the Categories Astronomy Pictures Star Cluster R136 Bursts Out Mon 01 25 2016 03 12 In the center of star forming region 30 Doradus lies a huge cluster Categories Astronomy Pictures Pages 1 2 3 4 5 6 next last Navigation Calendar Gallery Constellations Messier Objects M27 The Dumbell Nebula Resources Astronomy Books Buying A Star Buying A Telescope Clubs and Organizations General Interest Imaging and Astrophotography Magazines Mailing Lists and News Groups Science Toy Suppliers Software Weather Information Tips and Tricks Roland s Corner Recent content About Copyright Search form Search User login Username Password Request new password Science Daily Mercury Mercury gets a meteoroid shower from Comet Encke Mercury gets a meteoroid shower from Comet Encke More Science Daily Venus The aliens are silent because they re dead The aliens are silent because they re dead More Science Daily Mars Antarctic fungi survive Martian conditions on the International Space Station Antarctic fungi survive Martian conditions on the International Space Station Rotation speed may be bad news for Red Planet pioneers Rotation speed may be bad news for Red Planet pioneers The aliens are silent because they re dead More Science Daily Jupiter New study challenges Jupiter s role as planetary shield protecting Earth from comet impacts New study challenges Jupiter s role as planetary shield protecting Earth from comet impacts NASA telescopes detect Jupiter like storm on small star NASA telescopes detect Jupiter like storm on small star Simulating the jet streams and anticyclones of Jupiter and Saturn More Science Daily Saturn Cassini completes final close Enceladus flyby Cassini completes final close Enceladus flyby How water escapes from Saturn Magnetic reconnection How water escapes from Saturn Magnetic reconnection Explosive energy in Saturn s magnetic bubble More Science Daily Neptune Evidence of a real ninth planet discovered Evidence of a real ninth planet discovered Mars to lose its largest moon Phobos but gain a ring Mars to lose its largest moon Phobos but gain a ring Simulation of 3 D exotic clouds on an exoplanet More Science Daily Uranus Jupiter bumped giant planet from our solar system This solar system isn t big enough for the both of us Jupiter More Science Daily Pluto Earth like planets have Earth like interiors Earth like planets have Earth like interiors Evidence of a real ninth planet discovered Evidence of a real ninth planet discovered New Horizons returns first of the best images

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  • NASA: Image of the Day | astrofoto.org
    astronaut Judith Resnik left and NASA Administrator Charles Bolden right visit the Space Shuttle Challenger Memorial during a wreath laying ceremony that was part of NASA s Day of Remembrance on the 30th anniversary of the Challenger accident January 28 2016 at Arlington National Cemetery Categories Astronomy Pictures Engineers Mark Completion of Orion s Pressure Vessel Wed 01 27 2016 11 06 NASA s Orion spacecraft is another step closer to launching on its first mission to deep space atop the agency s Space Launch System rocket On Jan 13 technicians at Michoud Assembly Facility finished welding together the primary structure of the Orion spacecraft destined for deep space marking another important step on the journey to Mars Categories Astronomy Pictures Space Station Flyover of the Mediterranean Tue 01 26 2016 10 26 Expedition 46 flight engineer Tim Peake of the European Space Agency ESA shared this stunning nighttime photograph with his social media followers on Jan 25 2016 writing Beautiful night pass over Italy Alps and Mediterranean Categories Astronomy Pictures A Half Enceladus Mon 01 25 2016 10 25 This half lit view of Enceladus bears a passing resemblance to similar views of Earth s own natural satellite but the similarities end there Categories Astronomy Pictures 2016 Blizzard by Moonlight Sat 01 23 2016 17 34 An image from Suomi NPP shows the Eastern United States covered with snow and lit by a blizzard Categories Astronomy Pictures Blizzard Bears Down on U S East Coast Fri 01 22 2016 10 41 NASA NOAA s Suomi NPP satellite snapped this image of the blizzard approaching the U S East coast around 2 35 a m EST on Jan 22 2016 using the Visible Infrared Imaging Radiometer Suite VIIRS instrument s Day Night band Categories Astronomy Pictures Major Winter Storm Headed For Eastern U S Thu 01 21 2016 11 26 NASA and NOAA satellites are tracking a large winter storm that is expected to bring heavy snowfall to the U S Mid Atlantic region on Jan 22 and 23 Data from NASA NOAA s Suomi NPP and NOAA s GOES East satellite were used to create images and an animation of the movement of the powerful storm Categories Astronomy Pictures Aurora and the Pacific Northwest Wed 01 20 2016 10 07 NASA astronaut Scott Kelly and ESA astronaut Tim Peake shared a series of aurora photographs taken from the International Space Station on Jan 20 2016 Kelly wrote goodmorning aurora and the Pacific Northwest YearInSpace and Peakefollowed up with Getting a photo masterclass from StationCDRKelly magical aurora Categories Astronomy Pictures First Flower Grown in Space Station s Veggie Facility Tue 01 19 2016 11 08 On Jan 16 2016 Expedition 46 Commander Scott Kelly shared photographs of a blooming zinnia flower in the Veggie plant growth system aboard the International Space Station Kelly wrote Yes there are other life forms in space SpaceFlower YearInSpace Categories Astronomy Pictures Pages 1 2 3 4 next last Navigation Calendar Gallery Constellations Messier Objects

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  • Astronomy Pictures | astrofoto.org
    Your Elements Came From Astronomy Picture of the Day Tue 01 26 2016 03 31 The hydrogen in your body present in every molecule of water came from the Categories Astronomy Pictures A Half Enceladus NASA Image of the Day Mon 01 25 2016 10 25 This half lit view of Enceladus bears a passing resemblance to similar views of Earth s own natural satellite but the similarities end there Categories Astronomy Pictures Star Cluster R136 Bursts Out Astronomy Picture of the Day Mon 01 25 2016 03 12 In the center of star forming region 30 Doradus lies a huge cluster Categories Astronomy Pictures Big Dipper Deep Sky Astronomy Picture of the Day Sun 01 24 2016 02 41 Big Dipper Deep Sky Categories Astronomy Pictures 2016 Blizzard by Moonlight NASA Image of the Day Sat 01 23 2016 17 34 An image from Suomi NPP shows the Eastern United States covered with snow and lit by a blizzard Categories Astronomy Pictures International Space Station Transits Saturn Astronomy Picture of the Day Sat 01 23 2016 02 28 From low Earth orbit to the outer Solar System Categories Astronomy Pictures Blizzard Bears Down on U S East Coast NASA Image of the Day Fri 01 22 2016 10 41 NASA NOAA s Suomi NPP satellite snapped this image of the blizzard approaching the U S East coast around 2 35 a m EST on Jan 22 2016 using the Visible Infrared Imaging Radiometer Suite VIIRS instrument s Day Night band Categories Astronomy Pictures The View Toward M101 Astronomy Picture of the Day Fri 01 22 2016 02 03 Sweeping through northern skies Comet Catalina C 2013 US10 made its Categories Astronomy Pictures Pages first previous 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 next last Navigation Calendar Gallery Constellations Messier Objects M27 The Dumbell Nebula Resources Astronomy Books Buying A Star Buying A Telescope Clubs and Organizations General Interest Imaging and Astrophotography Magazines Mailing Lists and News Groups Science Toy Suppliers Software Weather Information Tips and Tricks Roland s Corner Recent content About Copyright Search form Search User login Username Password Request new password Science Daily Mercury Mercury gets a meteoroid shower from Comet Encke Mercury gets a meteoroid shower from Comet Encke More Science Daily Venus The aliens are silent because they re dead The aliens are silent because they re dead More Science Daily Mars Antarctic fungi survive Martian conditions on the International Space Station Antarctic fungi survive Martian conditions on the International Space Station Rotation speed may be bad news for Red Planet pioneers Rotation speed may be bad news for Red Planet pioneers The aliens are silent because they re dead More Science Daily Jupiter New study challenges Jupiter s role as planetary shield protecting Earth from comet impacts New study challenges Jupiter s role as planetary shield protecting Earth from comet impacts NASA telescopes detect Jupiter like storm on small star NASA telescopes detect Jupiter like storm on small star Simulating the jet

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  • Astronomy Pictures | astrofoto.org
    the surface of Pluto by the New Horizons spacecraft in July 2015 Categories Astronomy Pictures Reflections on the 1970s Astronomy Picture of the Day Thu 01 14 2016 11 02 Reflections on the 1970s Categories Astronomy Pictures New Seafloor Map Helps Scientists Find New Features NASA Image of the Day Wed 01 13 2016 10 49 An international scientific team recently published a new map of the ocean floor based on Earth s gravity field and it is a particularly useful tool The maps were created through computer analysis and modeling of new satellite data from ESA s CryoSat 2 and from the NASA CNES Jason 1 as well as older data from missions flown in the 1980s and 90s Categories Astronomy Pictures The California Nebula Astronomy Picture of the Day Wed 01 13 2016 10 32 What s California doing in space Categories Astronomy Pictures Tim Peake Prepares For Friday s Spacewalk NASA Image of the Day Tue 01 12 2016 11 33 European Space Agency ESA astronaut Tim Peake astro timpeake shared this photo taken aboard the International Space Station on Jan 11 2015 during preparations for a spacewalk or extra vehicular activity EVA Peake wrote Final suit fit check prior to Friday s EVA feels just great Principia spacewalk Categories Astronomy Pictures A Colorful Solar Corona over the Himalayas Astronomy Picture of the Day Tue 01 12 2016 10 19 What are those colorful rings around the Sun Categories Astronomy Pictures Starburst Spider NASA Image of the Day Mon 01 11 2016 10 01 Mars seasonal cap of carbon dioxide ice has eroded many beautiful terrains as it sublimates goes directly from ice to vapor every spring In the region where the High Resolution Imaging Science Experiment HiRISE camera on NASA s Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter took this image on Feb 4 2009 we see troughs that form a starburst pattern Categories Astronomy Pictures Sun Storm A Coronal Mass Ejection Astronomy Picture of the Day Mon 01 11 2016 09 56 What s happening to our Sun Categories Astronomy Pictures Pages first previous 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 next last Navigation Calendar Gallery Constellations Messier Objects M27 The Dumbell Nebula Resources Astronomy Books Buying A Star Buying A Telescope Clubs and Organizations General Interest Imaging and Astrophotography Magazines Mailing Lists and News Groups Science Toy Suppliers Software Weather Information Tips and Tricks Roland s Corner Recent content About Copyright Search form Search User login Username Password Request new password Science Daily Mercury Mercury gets a meteoroid shower from Comet Encke Mercury gets a meteoroid shower from Comet Encke More Science Daily Venus The aliens are silent because they re dead The aliens are silent because they re dead More Science Daily Mars Antarctic fungi survive Martian conditions on the International Space Station Antarctic fungi survive Martian conditions on the International Space Station Rotation speed may be bad news for Red Planet pioneers Rotation speed may be bad news for Red Planet pioneers The aliens

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  • Astronomy Pictures | astrofoto.org
    Day Sun 01 03 2016 08 29 Sky Lights in the New Year Categories Astronomy Pictures Comet Catalina Tails Astronomy Picture of the Day Sat 01 02 2016 07 56 Comet Catalina Tails Categories Astronomy Pictures Solstice Sun at Lulworth Cove Astronomy Picture of the Day Fri 01 01 2016 07 23 A southern exposure and striking symmetry made Categories Astronomy Pictures The Fox Fur Nebula Astronomy Picture of the Day Thu 12 31 2015 07 03 This interstellar Categories Astronomy Pictures The Alps in Winter NASA Image of the Day Wed 12 30 2015 11 55 European Space Agency ESA astronaut and Expedition 46 Flight Engineer Tim Peake astro timpeake photographed the Alps from orbit on Dec 27 2015 and later shared the image with his social media followers writing There may not be much snow in the Alps this winter but they still look stunning from here Principia Categories Astronomy Pictures Dust of the Orion Nebula Astronomy Picture of the Day Wed 12 30 2015 06 48 What surrounds a hotbed of star formation Categories Astronomy Pictures Reading the Alphabet From Space NASA Image of the Day Tue 12 29 2015 11 20 NASA s Earth Observatory has tracked down images resembling all 26 letters of the English alphabet using only NASA satellite imagery and astronaut photography In this image the letter Y is for yardangs elongated landforms sculpted by erosion and similar to sand dunes but instead comprised of sandstone or siltstone Categories Astronomy Pictures Pages first previous 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 next last Navigation Calendar Gallery Constellations Messier Objects M27 The Dumbell Nebula Resources Astronomy Books Buying A Star Buying A Telescope Clubs and Organizations General Interest Imaging and Astrophotography Magazines Mailing Lists and News Groups Science Toy Suppliers Software Weather Information Tips and Tricks Roland s Corner Recent content About Copyright Search form Search User login Username Password Request new password Science Daily Mercury Mercury gets a meteoroid shower from Comet Encke Mercury gets a meteoroid shower from Comet Encke More Science Daily Venus The aliens are silent because they re dead The aliens are silent because they re dead More Science Daily Mars Antarctic fungi survive Martian conditions on the International Space Station Antarctic fungi survive Martian conditions on the International Space Station Rotation speed may be bad news for Red Planet pioneers Rotation speed may be bad news for Red Planet pioneers The aliens are silent because they re dead More Science Daily Jupiter New study challenges Jupiter s role as planetary shield protecting Earth from comet impacts New study challenges Jupiter s role as planetary shield protecting Earth from comet impacts NASA telescopes detect Jupiter like storm on small star NASA telescopes detect Jupiter like storm on small star Simulating the jet streams and anticyclones of Jupiter and Saturn More Science Daily Saturn Cassini completes final close Enceladus flyby Cassini completes final close Enceladus flyby How water escapes from Saturn Magnetic reconnection How water escapes from Saturn

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  • Astronomy Pictures | astrofoto.org
    a tail has been discovered using data from NASA s Chandra X ray Observatory Categories Astronomy Pictures A Dark Earth with a Red Sprite Astronomy Picture of the Day Mon 12 21 2015 03 09 There is something very unusual in this picture of the Earth can you find it Categories Astronomy Pictures Star Streams and the Whale Galaxy Astronomy Picture of the Day Sun 12 20 2015 02 36 Star Streams and the Whale Galaxy Categories Astronomy Pictures Herbig Haro 24 Astronomy Picture of the Day Sat 12 19 2015 02 14 Herbig Haro 24 Categories Astronomy Pictures NASA Releases New High Resolution Earthrise Image NASA Image of the Day Fri 12 18 2015 08 00 NASA s Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter captured a unique view of Earth from the spacecraft s vantage point in orbit around the moon Categories Astronomy Pictures Geminids of the South Astronomy Picture of the Day Fri 12 18 2015 01 58 Geminids of the South Categories Astronomy Pictures NuSTAR s View of Galaxy 1068 NASA Image of the Day Thu 12 17 2015 13 18 Galaxy 1068 is shown in visible light and X rays in this composite image High energy X rays magenta captured by NASA s Nuclear Spectroscopic Telescope Array or NuSTAR are overlaid on visible light images from both NASA s Hubble Space Telescope and the Sloan Digital Sky Survey Categories Astronomy Pictures The Horsehead Nebula Astronomy Picture of the Day Thu 12 17 2015 01 42 The Horsehead Nebula Categories Astronomy Pictures Pages first previous 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 next last Navigation Calendar Gallery Constellations Messier Objects M27 The Dumbell Nebula Resources Astronomy Books Buying A Star Buying A Telescope Clubs and Organizations General Interest Imaging and Astrophotography Magazines Mailing Lists and News Groups Science Toy Suppliers Software Weather Information Tips and Tricks Roland s Corner Recent content About Copyright Search form Search User login Username Password Request new password Science Daily Mercury Mercury gets a meteoroid shower from Comet Encke Mercury gets a meteoroid shower from Comet Encke More Science Daily Venus The aliens are silent because they re dead The aliens are silent because they re dead More Science Daily Mars Antarctic fungi survive Martian conditions on the International Space Station Antarctic fungi survive Martian conditions on the International Space Station Rotation speed may be bad news for Red Planet pioneers Rotation speed may be bad news for Red Planet pioneers The aliens are silent because they re dead More Science Daily Jupiter New study challenges Jupiter s role as planetary shield protecting Earth from comet impacts New study challenges Jupiter s role as planetary shield protecting Earth from comet impacts NASA telescopes detect Jupiter like storm on small star NASA telescopes detect Jupiter like storm on small star Simulating the jet streams and anticyclones of Jupiter and Saturn More Science Daily Saturn Cassini completes final close Enceladus flyby Cassini completes final close Enceladus flyby How water escapes from Saturn Magnetic reconnection How

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