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Astronomy Picture of the Day-11/01/2015

The Omega Nebula, also known as the Swan Nebula, Checkmark Nebula, Lobster Nebula, and the Horseshoe Nebula (catalogued as Messier 17 or M17 and as NGC 6618) is an H II region in the constellation Sagittarius. 199 more words

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Astronomy Picture of the Day-09/01/2015

Image Credit & Copyright: Roberto Coloma and SONEAR Obs.; Color data: Robert Gendler & Ryan Hannahoe

Nebulas are perhaps as famous for being identified with familiar shapes as perhaps  92 more words

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Astronomy Picture of the Day-08/01/2015

The Horsehead Nebula (also known as Barnard 33 ) is a dark nebula in the constellation Orion. The nebula is located just to the south of the star Alnitak, which is farthest east on Orion’s Belt, and is part of the much larger Orion Molecular Cloud Complex. 204 more words

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W A N D E R E R S

Loved this short film made by  Erik Wernquist which I found on APOD. It took me to a world every astronomer dream of. Hope you will like it too!

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NuSTAR Presents the Sun in X-Rays

Stunning!! This photo, taken by the NuSTAR telescope and linked from the Astronomy Picture of the Day (APOD) website, can’t be beat!

http://apod.nasa.gov/apod/ap141229.html

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NASA APOD - The Potsdam Gravity Potato.... a cool representation of Earth #science

If you have never checked out the NASA astronomy picture of the day (APOD), you should check it out. Here is a really cool post from earlier this week!! 192 more words

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