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


Astronaut's Head Upgraded During Spacewalk

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Credit: NASA
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100 Hours of Astronomy Begins

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Credit & Copyright: Tamas Ladanyi (TWAN)
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Around the World in 80 Telescopes

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Illustration Credit & Copyright: ESO / 100 Hours of Astronomy
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Star Party on Planet Earth

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Image Credit & Copyright: Babak Tafreshi (TWAN)
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Orange Sun Oozing

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Credit: Bruno Sánchez-Andrade Nuño et al. (IAG & MPS, NRL)
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International Space Station Expands Again

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Credit: STS-119 Shuttle Crew, NASA
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The Colliding Spiral Galaxies of Arp 274

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Credit: NASA, ESA, M. Livio (STScI) and the Hubble Heritage Team (STScI/AURA)
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Unusual Dusty Galaxy NGC 7049

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Credit: NASA, ESA and W. Harris (McMaster University)
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Venus Near Inferior Conjunction

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Credit & Copyright: Eddie Guscott
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ISS and Astronaut

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Credit & Copyright: Ralf Vandebergh
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The Big Picture

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Credit & Copyright: Dennis di Cicco (TWAN) & Sean Walker, Skyandtelescope.com
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M39: Open Cluster in Cygnus

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Credit: Heidi Schweiker, WIYN, NOAO, AURA, NSF
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Star Trails over the Canada-France-Hawaii Telescope

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Credit & Copyright: Jean-Charles Cuillandre (CFHT)
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M101: The Pinwheel Galaxy

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Credit & Copyright: Adam Block, Mt. Lemmon SkyCenter, U. Arizona
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Jagged Shadows May Indicate Saturn Ring Particles

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Credit: NASA, JPL, Space Science Institute
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Castle and Full Moon

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Credit & Copyright: Paolo Tanga, Observatoire de la Cote d'Azur
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Medieval Astronomy from Melk Abbey

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Credit: Paul Beck (Univ. Vienna), Georg Zotti (Vienna Inst. Arch. Science) Copyright: Library of Melk Abbey, Frag. 229
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NGC 1333 Stardust

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Credit & Copyright: Stephen Leshin
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The View Near a Black Hole

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Drawing Credit: April Hobart, CXC
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Flowing Barchan Sand Dunes on Mars

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Credit: HiRISE, MRO, LPL (U. Arizona), NASA
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Global Warming Predictions

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Credit & Copyright: Robert A. Rohde, Global Warming Art
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Sky Panorama Over Lake Salda

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Credit & Copyright: Tunç Tezel (TWAN)
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Sharpless 308

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Credit & Copyright: Don Goldman
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Moon and Morning Star

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Credit & Copyright: David Cortner
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Dark Markings of the Sky

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Credit & Copyright: Steve Cannistra (StarryWonders)
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NGC 4676: When Mice Collide

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Credit: ACS Science & Engineering Team, Hubble Space Telescope, NASA
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Prometheus Creating Saturn Ring Streamers

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Credit: Cassini Imaging Team, ISS, JPL, ESA, NASA
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NGC 4565: Galaxy on the Edge

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Credit & Copyright: Roth Ritter (Dark Atmospheres)
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GRB 090423: The Farthest Explosion Yet Measured

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Credit: Gemini Observatory / NSF / AURA, D. Fox & A. Cucchiara (Penn State U.), and E. Berger (Harvard Univ.)
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Framed by Clouds

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Credit & Copyright: Pete Lawrence (Digital-Astronomy)
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