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 Post subject: FEBRUARY 2008 NASA ASTRONOMY PICTURE OF THE DAY GALLERY
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FEBRUARY 2008 NASA ASTRONOMY PICTURE OF THE DAY GALLERY


The First Explorer

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Credit: Courtesy of Marshall Space Flight Center, NASA
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Venus and Jupiter in Morning Skies

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Credit & Copyright: Babak Tafreshi (TWAN)
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Light Echoes from V838 Mon

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Credit: NASA and the Hubble Heritage Team (AURA/STScI)
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A Spider Shaped Crater on Mercury

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Credit: MESSENGER, NASA, JHU APL, CIW
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Three Month Composite of Comet Holmes

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Credit & Copyright: John Pane
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A Sunspot in the New Solar Cycle

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Credit & Copyright: Greg Piepol
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NGC 4013 and the Tidal Stream

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Image Credit & Copyright: R Jay Gabany (Blackbird Observatory) - collaboration; D.Martínez-Delgado(IAC, MPIA), M.Pohlen (Cardiff), S.Majewski (U.Virginia), J.Peñarrubia (U.Victoria), C.Palma (Penn State)
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The Bay of Rainbows

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Credit & Copyright: Alan Friedman
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Atlantis on Pad 39A

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Image Credit: NASA, Kim Shiflett
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Abell 2218: A Galaxy Cluster Lens

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Credit: Andrew Fruchter (STScI) et al., WFPC2, HST, NASA
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Saturn's Moon Epimetheus from the Cassini Spacecraft

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Credit: Cassini Imaging Team, SSI, JPL, ESA, NASA
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Echoes from RS Pup

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Credit: Pierre Kervella (Obs. de Paris), Antoine Mérand (CHARA), et al., ESO
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Elliptical Galaxy NGC 1132

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Credit: NASA, ESA, M. West (ESO, Chile), and CXC / Penn. State / G. Garmire, et al.
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Long Stem Rosette

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Credit & Copyright: Adam Block (Caelum Observatory) and Tim Puckett
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Young Stars in the Rho Ophiuchi Cloud

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Credit: NASA JPL-Caltech, Harvard-Smithsonian CfA
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Large Binocular Telescope

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Credit & Copyright: Stefan Seip (TWAN)
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M1: The Crab Nebula from Hubble

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Image Credit: NASA, ESA, J. Hester, A. Loll (ASU); Acknowledgement: Davide De Martin (Skyfactory)
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BLG-109: A Distant Version of our own Solar System

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Illustration Credit: KASI, CBNU, ARCSEC, NSF
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Columbus Laboratory Installed on Space Station

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Credit: STS-122 Crew, Expedition 16 Crew, ESA, NASA
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Moon Slide Slim

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Credit & Copyright: Stefan Seip (TWAN)
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Orion's Horsehead Nebula

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Credit & Copyright: Victor Bertol
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Eclipsed Moonlight

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Credit & Copyright: Jerry Lodriguss (Catching the Light)
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Stereo Space Station

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Credit: STS-122, NASA - Stereo Anaglyph: Patrick Vantuyne
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NGC 4676: When Mice Collide

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Credit: ACS Science & Engineering Team, Hubble Space Telescope, NASA
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Dawn of the Large Hadron Collider

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Credit & Copyright: Maximilien Brice, CERN
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Mysterious Acid Haze on Venus

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Credit: ESA/MPS, Katlenburg-Lindau, Germany
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The Eagle Nebula in Hydrogen, Oxygen, and Sulfur

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Credit & Copyright: IAC, Daniel Lopez
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ISS: Sunlight to Shadow

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Credit & Copyright: Till Credner, AlltheSky.com
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Twelve Lunar Eclipses

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Credit & Copyright: Tunç Tezel (TWAN)
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