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MAY 2008 NASA ASTRONOMY PICTURE OF THE DAY GALLERY



The Giants of Omega Centauri

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Credit: NASA, JPL-Caltech, Martha Boyer (Univ. Minnesota), et al.
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Shaping NGC 6188

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Credit & Copyright: John Ebersole
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Alborz Mountain Milky Way

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Credit & Copyright: Babak Tafreshi (TWAN)
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An Antarctic Total Solar Eclipse

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Credit and Copyright: Fred Bruenjes (moonglow.net)
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A Persistent Electrical Storm on Saturn

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Credit: Cassini Imaging Team, SSI, JPL, ESA, NASA
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Galaxies Collide in NGC 3256

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Credit: NASA, ESA, Hubble Heritage (STScI / AURA) - ESA/Hubble Collaboration, & A. Evans (UVa, NRAO, SUNYSB)
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The Gegenschein Over Chile

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Credit & Copyright: Yuri Beletsky (ESO)
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The Dark Tower in Scorpius

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Credit & Copyright: Robert Gendler
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Moon Meets Mercury

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Credit & Copyright: P-M Hedén (Clear Skies, TWAN)
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Stars and Mars

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Credit & Copyright: Doug Zubenel (TWAN)
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Retrograde Mars

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Credit & Copyright: Tunç Tezel (TWAN)
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The M81 Galaxy Group Through the Integrated Flux Nebula

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Credit & Copyright: Jordi Gallego
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Ancient Craters of Southern Rhea

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Credit: Cassini Imaging Team, SSI, JPL, ESA, NASA
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Supply Ship Docks with the International Space Station

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Credit: ISS Expedition 16 Crew, NASA
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Sideways Galaxy NGC 3628

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Credit & Copyright: Keith Quattrocchi
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Circles in the Sky

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Credit & Copyright: Jean-Marc Lecleire
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Logarithmic Spirals

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Image Credit: M101 - NASA, ESA, CFHT, NOAO; Typhoon Rammasun - MODIS, NASA Comparison: Lawrence Anderson-Huang (Ritter Astrophysical Obs., Univ. Toledo)
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On the Origin of Gold

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Illustration Credit : Dana Berry, NASA
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Flying Over the Columbia Hills of Mars

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Animated Illustration Credit: Doug Ellison, Randolph Kirk (USGS), MSSS, MER, NASA
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The Perseus Cluster of Galaxies

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Credit & Copyright: Jean-Charles Cuillandre (CFHT) & Giovanni Anselmi (Coelum Astronomia), Hawaiian Starlight
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A Dangerous Sunrise on Gliese 876d

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Illustration Credit & Copyright: Inga Nielsen (Hamburg Obs., Gate to Nowhere)
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Windblown NGC 3199

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Credit & Copyright: Ken Crawford (Rancho Del Sol Observatory), Macedon Ranges Observatory
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Jupiter's Three Red Spots

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Credit NASA, ESA, M. Wong, I. de Pater (UC Berkeley), et al.
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Space Station in the Sun

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Credit & Copyright: Dirk Ewers
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Phoenix Lander Arrives at Mars

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Animated Illustration Credit & Copyright: MAAS Digital, SVV Project, NASA
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A New Horizon for Phoenix

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Credit: Phoenix Mission Team, NASA, JPL-Caltech, Univ. Arizona
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Phoenix at Mars

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Credit: Phoenix, HiRISE, NASA, JPL-Caltech, Univ. Arizona
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Dark Clouds of the Carina Nebula

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Credit: NASA, ESA, N. Smith (U. California, Berkeley) et al., and The Hubble Heritage Team (STScI/AURA)
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A Fog Bow Over Ocean Beach

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Credit & Copyright: Keith C. Langill (missionblvd.com)
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Descent of the Phoenix

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Credit: MRO-HiRISE, NASA, JPL, Univ. Arizona
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A View to the Sunset

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Credit & Copyright: Stefan Seip (TWAN)
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