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


Moon Games

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Credit & Copyright: Laurent Laveder (PixHeaven.net / TWAN)
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Eclipse Shirt

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Credit & Copyright: Philippe Haake
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Open Cluster NGC 290: A Stellar Jewel Box

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Credit: ESA & NASA; Acknowledgement: E. Olszewski (U. Arizona)
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X-Rays from the Cat's Eye Nebula

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Credit: X-ray: NASA/CXC/SAO; Optical: NASA/STScI
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A Total Solar Eclipse Over China

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Credit & Copyright: Bill Buckingham
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NGC 1818: A Young Globular Cluster

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Credit: Diedre Hunter (Lowell Obs.) et al., HST, NASA
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At the Sun's Edge

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Credit & Copyright: Catalin Beldea (Descopera Magazine)
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The Crown of the Sun

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Credit & Copyright: Hartwig Luethen
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Aurora Persei

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Credit & Copyright: Jimmy Westlake (Colorado Mountain College) The Crown of the Sun Credit & Copyright: Hartwig Luethen
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The Eagle Rises

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Credit: Apollo 11, NASA - Stereo Image Copyright: John Kaufmann (ALSJ)
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Black Hole Candidate Cygnus X-1

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Credit: ESA, Hubble
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Mars Panorama from the Phoenix Lander

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Credit: Phoenix Mission Team, NASA, JPL-Caltech, U. Arizona
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NGC 6888: The Crescent Nebula

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Credit & Copyright: Tony Hallas
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Perseid Trail

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Credit & Copyright: Wally Pacholka (Astropics.com / TWAN)
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Facing NGC 6946

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Credit & Copyright: Volker Wendel (Spiegelteam)
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Perseid over Vancouver

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Credit & Copyright: Yuichi Takasaka (www.blue-moon.ca / TWAN)
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Io's Surface: Under Construction

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Credit: Galileo Project, JPL, NASA
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Baily's Beads near Solar Eclipse Totality

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Credit & Copyright: Leonid Durman
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NGC 6960: The Witch's Broom Nebula

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Credit & Copyright: Adam Block, Mount Lemmon SkyCenter, Univ. Arizona
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Earth's Shadow

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Credit & Copyright: Anthony Ayiomamitis (TWAN)
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August Moons

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Credit & Copyright: Dennis Mammana (left), Laurent Laveder, TWAN
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Active Galaxy NGC 1275

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Credit: NASA, ESA, Hubble Heritage (STScI/AURA); A. Fabian (IoA, Cambridge U.), L. Frattare (STScI), CXC, G. Taylor, NRAO,VLA
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The Matter of the Bullet Cluster

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Composite Credit: X-ray: NASA/CXC/CfA/ M.Markevitch et al.; Lensing Map: NASA/STScI; ESO WFI; Magellan/U.Arizona/ D.Clowe et al. Optical: NASA/STScI; Magellan/U.Arizona/D.Clowe et al.
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Grand Spiral Galaxy NGC 1232

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Credit: FORS1, 8.2-meter VLT Antu, ESO
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NGC 7008: The Fetus Nebula

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Credit & Copyright: Dietmar Hager, Don Goldman, Paul Mortfield
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47 Tuc: A Great Globular Cluster of Stars

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Credit & Copyright: Thomas V. Davis (tvdavisastropix.com)
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IC 5146: The Cocoon Nebula

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Credit & Copyright: Ken Crawford (Rancho Del Sol Observatory)
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Fermi's First Light

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Credit: NASA, DOE, International LAT Team
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Generations of Stars in W5

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Credit Lori Allen, Xavier Koenig (Harvard-Smithsonian CfA) et al., JPL-Caltech, NASA
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The View from Everest

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Credit & Copyright: Roddy Mackenzie
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Eclipse over the Great Wall

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Credit & Copyright: Mike Simmons (Astronomers Without Borders, TWAN)
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