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


Massive Stars Resolved in the Carina Nebula

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Credit: NASA, ESA, and J. Maíz Apellániz (Instituto de Astrofísica de Andalucía, Spain)
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International Space Station: Find the Astronaut

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Credit: STS-126 Shuttle Crew, NASA
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A Happy Sky Over Los Angeles

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Credit & Copyright: Dave Jurasevich (Mt. Wilson Observatory)
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Venus in the Moon

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Credit & Copyright: Johannes Schedler (Panther Observatory) Inset: Vincent Jacques
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Smile in the Sky

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Credit & Copyright: Mike Salway
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Lunar Diamond

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Credit & Copyright: Deirdre Kelleghan
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A Halo Around the Moon

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Credit & Copyright: Juan Carlos Casado, TWAN
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The Dark Doodad Nebula

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Credit & Copyright: Andrey Oreshko
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M45: The Pleiades Star Cluster

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Credit & Copyright: Phillip L. Jones VisualUniverse.org
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Portrait of NGC 281

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Credit & Copyright: Ken Crawford (Rancho Del Sol Observatory)
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At the Center of the Milky Way

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Credit: ESO, Stefan Gillessen (MPE), F. Eisenhauer, S. Trippe, T. Alexander, R. Genzel, F. Martins, T. Ott
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Lick Observatory Moonrise

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Credit & Copyright: Rick Baldridge
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The 60-inch Reflector

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Credit & Copyright: Wally Pacholka (TWAN), courtesy Mike Simmons (AWB)
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Zodiacal Light Over New Mexico

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Credit & Copyright: Malcolm Park (North York Astronomical Association)
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A Sun Pillar Over North Carolina

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Credit & Copyright: Terry Holdsclaw
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Orion Dawn Over Mount Nemrut

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Credit & Copyright: Tunç Tezel (TWAN)
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The Dumbbells

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Credit & Copyright: Daniel López, IAC
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La Superba

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Credit & Copyright: Processing - Noel Carboni, Imaging - Greg Parker, New Forest Observatory
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The Large Cloud of Magellan

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Credit & Copyright: Robert Gendler
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Solstice at Newgrange

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Credit: Photograph by Cyril Byrne - courtesy of The Irish Times
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Analemma Over the Porch of Maidens

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Credit & Copyright: Anthony Ayiomamitis (TWAN)
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Labtayt Sulci on Saturn's Enceladus

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Credit: Cassini Imaging Team, SSI, JPL, ESA, NASA
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Collinder 399: The Coat Hanger

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Credit & Copyright: Processing - Noel Carboni, Imaging - Greg Parker, New Forest Observatory
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Earthrise

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Credit: Apollo 8, NASA
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Fox Fur, a Unicorn, and a Christmas Tree

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Credit & Copyright: R Jay Gabany
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The Elephant's Trunk in IC 1396

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Credit & Copyright: Gordon Haynes
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Crab Pulsar Wind Nebula

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Credit: NASA / CXC / SAO / F. D. Seward, W. H. Tucker, R. A. Fesen
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Thackeray's Globules

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Credit: Hubble Heritage Team (STScI/AURA), NASA
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NGC 1569: Starburst in a Dwarf Irregular Galaxy

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Credit: NASA, ESA, Hubble Heritage (STScI/AURA); Acknowledgement: A. Aloisi (STScI/ESA) et al.
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Home from Above

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Credit: Expedition 18 Crew, NASA
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The Sky in Motion

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Credit & Copyright: Video: Till Credner, (The Sky in Motion.com) Music: túrána hott kurdis by hasta la otra méxico!
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