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SEPTEMBER 2008 NASA ASTRONOMY PICTURE OF THE DAY GALLERY


CG4: A Ruptured Cometary Globule

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Credit & Copyright: Mike Sidonio
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NGC 1316: After Galaxies Collide

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Credit & Copyright: Martin Pugh
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31 Million Miles from Planet Earth

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Video Credit: Donald J. Lindler, Sigma Space Corporation, GSFC, Univ. Maryland, EPOCh/DIXI Science Teams
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Spokes in the Helix Nebula

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Credit & Copyright: Don Goldman, Sierra Remote Observatories
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Milky Way Road Trip

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Credit & Copyright: Tunç Tezel (TWAN)
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A Flock of Stars

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Credit & Copyright: Roger A. Hopkins
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Searching for Meteorites in Antarctica

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Credit & Copyright: Ralph P. Harvey (CWRU), Antarctic Search for Meteorites Program, NASA, NSF
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Rosetta Spacecraft Passes Asteroid Steins

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Credit & Copyright: Rosetta Team, ESA
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M110: Satellite of the Andromeda Galaxy

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Credit & Copyright: Jean-Charles Cuillandre (CFHT) & Giovanni Anselmi (Coelum Astronomia), Hawaiian Starlight
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The Anthe Arc around Saturn

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Credit: Cassini Imaging Team, SSI, JPL, ESA, NASA
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Mountain Top Meteors

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Credit & Copyright: Alex Tudorica, Romanian Society for Meteors and Astronomy Faculty of Physics, Bucharest University
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Planets over Perth

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Credit & Copyright: John Goldsmith, Celestial Visions exhibition, TWAN
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M33: Triangulum Galaxy

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Credit & Copyright: Paul Mortfield, Stefano Cancelli
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The Heart and Soul Nebulas

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Credit: Digitized Sky Survey, ESA/ESO/NASA FITS Liberator; Color Composite: Davide De Martin (Skyfactory)
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SN 1006: A Supernova Ribbon from Hubble

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Credit: NASA, ESA, Hubble Heritage (STScI/AURA); Acknowledgement: W. Blair et al. (JHU)
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W5: Pillars of Star Creation

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Credit: Lori Allen, Xavier Koenig (Harvard-Smithsonian CfA) et al., JPL-Caltech, NASA
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MACSJ0025: Two Giant Galaxy Clusters Collide

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Credit: NASA, ESA, CXC, M. Bradac (UCSB) & S. Allen (Stanford)
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Exploring the Ring

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Credit & Copyright: Astro-Cooperation - Stefan Heutz/Wolfgang Ries
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Companion of a Young, Sun-like Star

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Credit: Gemini Observatory, D. Lafreniere, R. Jayawardhana, M. van Kerkwijk (Univ. Toronto)
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A Darkened Sky

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Credit & Copyright: Miloslav Druckmuller (Brno University of Technology), Peter Aniol, Vojtech Rusin
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Egging On the Autumnal Equinox

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Credit: Phil Plait (Bad Astronomy & Blog)
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Equinox: The Sun from Solstice to Solstice

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Credit & Copyright: Tunç Tezel (TWAN)
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Haumea of the Outer Solar System

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Illustration Credit: NASA
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Active Region 1002 on an Unusually Quiet Sun

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Credit: SOHO Consortium, EIT, ESA, NASA
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The Case of the Very Dusty Binary Star

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Illustration Credit & Copyright: Lynette Cook
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Moon Rays over Byurakan Observatory

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Credit & Copyright: Babak Tafreshi (TWAN)
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M83: The Thousand-Ruby Galaxy

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Color Composite: Davide De Martin (Skyfactory)
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Young Stars of NGC 346

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Credit: Antonella Nota (ESA/STScI) et al., ESA, NASA
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A True Image from False Kiva

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Credit & Copyright: Wally Pacholka (Astropics.com/TWAN)
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Planets Ahoy!

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Credit & Copyright: Mike Salway (IceInSpace)
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