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Hubble Sees Near and Far
on August 7, 2020 at 11:45 am
The barred spiral galaxy known as NGC 4907 shows its starry face from 270 million light-years away to anyone who can see it from the Northern Hemisphere. Appearing in this Hubble image to shine brightly below the galaxy is a star that is actually within our own Milky Way galaxy.
A Starry Sky Above the Earth’s Atmospheric Glow
on August 6, 2020 at 1:05 pm
This long-exposure photograph captures a starry sky above the Earth’s atmospheric glow.
Curiosity Celebrates 8 Years on the Red Planet
on August 5, 2020 at 10:25 am
NASA’s Curiosity Mars Rover touched down eight years ago, on Aug. 5, 2012, and will soon be joined by a second rover, Perseverance.
Outbursts from a Double Star System
on August 4, 2020 at 10:46 am
For decades, astronomers have known about irregular outbursts from the double star system V745 Sco, which is located about 25,000 light years from Earth.
SpaceX Crew Dragon Endeavour Lifted Aboard Recovery Ship
on August 3, 2020 at 1:21 pm
Robert Behnken and Douglas Hurley are aboard the SpaceX Crew Dragon Endeavour spacecraft as it is lifted onto the SpaceX GO Navigator recovery ship shortly after landing.