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 Post subject: MARCH 2009 NASA ASTRONOMY PICTURE OF THE DAY GALLERY
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MARCH 2009 NASA ASTRONOMY PICTURE OF THE DAY GALLERY


Omega Centauri: The Largest Nearby Globular Cluster

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Credit & Copyright: Thomas V. Davis (tvdavisastropix.com)
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Earthgrazer: The Great Daylight Fireball of 1972

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Credit & Copyright: James M. Baker
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The Helix Nebula from La Silla Observatory

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Credit: WFI, MPG/ESO 2.2-m Telescope, La Silla Obs., ESO
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Saturn in View

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Credit & Copyright: Jean-Luc Dauvergne, Francois Colas, OMP
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IC 5146: The Cocoon Nebula

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Credit & Copyright: Neil Fleming, David Plesko
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Crescent Moon and Venus

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Credit & Copyright: Drew Sullivan (Ancient Starlight)
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Comet Lulin and Distant Galaxies

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Credit & Copyright: Johannes Schedler (Panther Observatory)
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Gibbous Europa

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Credit: Galileo Project, JPL, NASA; reprocessed by Ted Stryk
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Kepler's Streak

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Credit & Copyright: Ben Cooper
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Horsehead and Orion Nebulae

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Credit & Copyright: Dale J. Martin (Massapoag Pond Obs.)
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Lunar X

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Credit & Copyright: Jerry Lodriguss (Catching the Light)
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Thor's Helmet (NGC 2359) and Planetary Nebula

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Credit & Copyright: Rogelio Bernal Andreo, Ray Gralak
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Hickson Compact Group 90

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Credit: NASA, ESA, R. Sharples (Univ. Durham)
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Haute-Provence Star Trails

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Credit & Copyright: Alexandre Santerne / OHP-CNRS
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A Prominent Solar Prominence from SOHO

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Credit: SOHO - EIT Consortium, ESA, NASA
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Martian Moon Deimos from MRO

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Credit: HiRISE, MRO, LPL (U. Arizona), NASA
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Tycho's Supernova Remnant

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Credit: X-ray: NASA/CXC/SAO; Infrared: NASA/JPL-Caltech; Optical: MPIA, Calar Alto, O. Krause et al.
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GLOBE at Night: Help Track Light Pollution

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Credit & Copyright: Globe at Night Project, UCAR, International Year of Astronomy 2009
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Saturn: Moons in Transit

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Credit: NASA, ESA, Hubble Heritage Team (STScI/AURA) Acknowledgment: M.H. Wong (STScI/UC Berkeley), C. Go (Philippines)
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Sunset at the Portara

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Credit & Copyright: Anthony Ayiomamitis (TWAN)
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Fermi's Gamma-Ray Sky

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Credit: NASA, DOE, Fermi LAT Collaboration
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Sungrazer

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Credit: LASCO, SOHO Consortium, NRL, ESA, NASA
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The Seahorse of the Large Magellanic Cloud

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Credit: NASA, ESA, and M. Livio (STScI)
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Martian Dunes and the Shadow of Opportunity

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Credit: Mars Exploration Rover Mission, JPL, NASA
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Orcus of the Outer Solar System

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Credit: M. Brown (Caltech), C. Trujillo (Gemini), D. Rabinowitz (Yale), Samuel Oschin Telescope
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Stars Young and Old

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Credit & Copyright: Roth Ritter (Dark Atmospheres)
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The Seagull Nebula

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Credit & Copyright: Frank Barrett, Steve Davis
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Almahata Sitta 15

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Credit & Copyright: Peter Jenniskens (SETI Institute/NASA Ames)
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Signals of a Strange Universe

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Credit: High-Z Supernova Search Team, HST, NASA
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Possible Mud Volcanoes on Mars

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Credit: HiRISE, MRO, LPL (U. Arizona), NASA
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In the Heart of the Tarantula Nebula

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Credit: ESA, NASA, ESO, & Danny LaCrue
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