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This image was captured using Hubble’s Wide Field Planetary Camera 2, the camera responsible for many of the telescope’s most beautiful images. It shows the appropriately nicknamed Oyster Nebula (more formally known as NGC 1501), a candescent cloud some 5000 light-years away from Earth in the constellation of Camelopardalis.

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Ceres' Geological Activity, Ice Revealed in New Research

A lonely 3-mile-high (5-kilometer-high) mountain on Ceres is likely volcanic in…

from NASA

Jupiter Down Under

This image from NASA's Juno spacecraft provides a never-before-seen perspective…

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Okay, okay, I know, this is like my third post of outer space.. but this is a storm on Jupiter.

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NGC1333 is seen in visible light as a reflection nebula…

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This planetary nebula is called PK 329-02.2 and is located in the constellation…

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"Gigantic Compared to Our Solar System" --Two Massive Holes Caused by Dark…

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Hubble Peers into the Storm

Hubble Peers into the Storm Hubble sees a maelstrom of glowing gas and dark dust within one of the Milky Ways satellite galaxies the Large Magellanic Cloud. September 09 2016