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


New Space Station Robot Asks to be Called "Dextre the Magnificent"

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Credit: Expedition 16 Crew, NASA
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Globular Cluster M55 from CFHT

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Credit & Copyright: Jean-Charles Cuillandre (CFHT) & Giovanni Anselmi (Coelum Astronomia), Hawaiian Starlight
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South of Orion

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Credit & Copyright: Johannes Schedler (Panther Observatory)
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Layers in Aureum Chaos

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Credit HiRISE, MRO, LPL (U. Arizona), NASA
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Jules Verne in Orbit

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Credit: ISS Expedition 16 Crew, NASA, ESA
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Wisps Surrounding the Horsehead Nebula

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Credit & Copyright: Star Shadows Remote Observatory
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Mysterious White Rock Fingers on Mars

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Credit: G. Neukum (FU Berlin) et al., Mars Express, DLR Mars Express
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Southern Orion: From Belt to Witch

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Credit & Copyright: Stéphane Guisard
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A Large Magellanic Cloud Deep Field

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Credit & Copyright: Yuri Beletsky (ESO)
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Stickney Crater

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Credit: HiRISE, MRO, LPL (U. Arizona), NASA
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At first, he couldn't see the Moon

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Credit & Copyright: Laurent Laveder (PixHeaven.net / TWAN)
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Yuri's Planet

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Image Credit: ISS Expedition 7 Crew, EOL, NASA (Image record from Gateway to Astronaut Photography of Earth)
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Curious Cometary Knots in the Helix Nebula

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Credit: C. R. O'Dell and K. Handron (Rice University), NASA
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Phobos: Doomed Moon of Mars

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Credit: HiRISE, MRO, LPL (U. Arizona), NASA
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Sky Delights Over Sweden

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Credit and Copyright: P-M Hedén (Clear Skies, TWAN)
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A Protected Night Sky Over Flagstaff

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Credit and Copyright: Dan & Cindy Duriscoe, FDSC, Lowell Obs., USNO
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Messier 63: The Sunflower Galaxy

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Credit & Copyright: Tony Hallas
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IC 2948: The Running Chicken Nebula

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Credit & Copyright: Steve Crouch
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Running Messier's Marathon

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Credit & Copyright: Amir Hossein Abolfath
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Spiral Galaxies in Collision

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Credit: Debra Meloy Elmegreen (Vassar College) et al., & the Hubble Heritage Team (AURA/STScI/NASA)
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Bacteriophages: The Most Common Life-Like Form on Earth

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Credit: Wikipedia; Insert: Mike Jones
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The Fox Fur Nebula from CFHT

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Credit & Copyright: Jean-Charles Cuillandre (CFHT) & Giovanni Anselmi (Coelum Astronomia), Hawaiian Starlight
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Above the Clouds

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Credit & Copyright: Serge Brunier (TWAN)
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Cygnus Without Stars

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Credit & Copyright: Igor Chekalin
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M86 in the Virgo Cluster

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Credit & Copyright: Greg Morgan (Sierra Remote Observatories)
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The Tarantula Zone

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Credit & Copyright: Robert Gendler
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The Galactic Center Radio Arc

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Credit: Farhad Zadeh et al. (Northwestern), VLA, NRAO
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Star Forming Region NGC 3582

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Credit & Copyright: T. A. Rector (U. Alaska), T. Abbott, NOAO, AURA, NSF
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Airplane Flight Patterns over the USA

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Credit & Copyright: Aaron Koblin, FAA
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Arp 272

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Credit: NASA, ESA, Hubble Heritage (STScI / AURA) - ESA/Hubble Collaboration, K. Noll (STScI)
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