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


The First Rocket Launch from Cape Canaveral

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Credit: GRIN, NASA
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NGC 253 Close-Up

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Credit: NASA, ESA, J. Dalcanton, B. Williams (Univ. Washington) Ground-based data: T. Rector (Univ. Alaska, Anchorage), T. Abbott, NOAO/AURA/NSF
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Young Suns of NGC 7129

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Credit & Copyright: Bob and Janice Fera (Fera Photography)
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A Solar Prominence Unfurls

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Credit: STEREO Project, NASA
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Earth at Night

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Credit: C. Mayhew & R. Simmon (NASA/GSFC), NOAA/NGDC, DMSP Digital Archive
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Layers of Red Cliffs on Mars

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Credit: HiRISE, MRO, LPL (U. Arizona), NASA
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Dust Mountains in the Carina Nebula

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Credit: NASA, ESA, Hubble Heritage (STScI/AURA); Acknowledgement: N. Smith et al. (JHU)
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Mercury as Revealed by MESSENGER

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Credit: MESSENGER, NASA, JHU APL, CIW
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Massive Stars in NGC 6357

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Credit & Copyright: Johannes Schedler (Panther Observatory)
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Irregular Galaxy NGC 55

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Credit & Copyright: Robert Gendler
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Bright Bolide

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Credit & Copyright: Howard Edin (Oklahoma City Astronomy Club)
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Spiral Galaxy NGC 3370 from Hubble

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Credit: NASA, ESA, Hubble Heritage (STScI/AURA); Acknowledgement: A. Reiss et al. (JHU)
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Cassini Passes Through Ice Plumes of Enceladus

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Credit: Cassini Imaging Team, SSI, JPL, ESA, NASA
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An Enceladus Tiger Stripe from Cassini

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Credit: Cassini Imaging Team, SSI, JPL, ESA, NASA
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Camera Orion

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Credit & Copyright: John Gauvreau
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48 Years of Space Flight

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Credit & Copyright: Ralf Vandebergh
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An Extraordinary Voyage

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Credit: Jesse Carpenter, Bill Moede, Peter Jenniskens (NASA Ames Research Center)
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Sharpless 171

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Credit & Copyright: Antonio Fernandez
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In the Center of the Lagoon Nebula

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Credit: A. Caulet (ST-ECF, ESA), NASA
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Moons, Rings, and Unexpected Colors on Saturn

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Credit: Cassini Imaging Team, SSI, JPL, ESA, NASA
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Dark Pulsar in CTA 1

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Credit: NASA, S. Pineault (DRAO)
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Beautiful Spiral NGC 7331

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Credit & Copyright: Vicent Peris (OAUV / PTeam), Gilles Bergond, Calar Alto Observatory.
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Great Orion Nebulae

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Credit & Copyright: Tony Hallas
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Amazing Comet Holmes

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Credit & Copyright: Tony Cook
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NGC 602 and Beyond

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Credit: NASA, ESA, and the Hubble Heritage Team (STScI / AURA) - ESA/Hubble Collaboration
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Massive Stars in Open Cluster Pismis 24

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Credit: NASA, ESA and J. M. Apellániz (IAA, Spain)
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Beneath the South Pole of Saturn

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Credit: Cassini VIMS Team, JPL, ESA, NASA
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The North America Nebula

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Credit & Copyright: Ignacio Rico Gualda
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Mirach's Ghost

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Credit & Copyright: Anthony Ayiomamitis (TWAN)
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Haunting the Cepheus Flare

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Credit & Copyright: Giovanni Benintende
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A Witch by Starlight

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Credit & Copyright: Star Shadows Remote Observatory (Steve Mazlin, Jack Harvey, Rick Gilbert, Teri Smoot, Daniel Verschatse)
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