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This diagram illustrates the locations of the star systems closest to the sun. The year when the distance to each system was determined is listed after the system's name.
This diagram illustrates the locations of the star systems closest to the sun. The year when the distance to each system was determined is listed after the system's name.

Welcome to the Sun's Neighborhood

This diagram illustrates the locations of the star systems closest to the sun. The year when the distance to each system was determined is listed after the system's name.

Mission: Spitzer Space Telescope, Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer (WISE)
ID#: PIA18003
Added: 2014-04-25

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Welcome to the Sun's Neighborhood

This diagram illustrates the locations of the star systems closest to the sun. The year when the distance to each system was determined is listed after the system's name.

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This frame from an animation shows the coldest brown dwarf yet seen, and the fourth closest system to our sun. Called WISE J085510.83-071442.5, this dim object was discovered through its rapid motion across the sky.
This frame from an animation shows the coldest brown dwarf yet seen, and the fourth closest system to our sun. Called WISE J085510.83-071442.5, this dim object was discovered through its rapid motion across the sky.

Cold and Quick: a Fast-Moving Brown Dwarf

This frame from an animation shows the coldest brown dwarf yet seen, and the fourth closest system to our sun. Called WISE J085510.83-071442.5, this dim object was discovered through its rapid motion across the sky.

Mission: Spitzer Space Telescope, Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer (WISE)
ID#: PIA18002
Added: 2014-04-25

Views: 1406

Cold and Quick: a Fast-Moving Brown Dwarf

This frame from an animation shows the coldest brown dwarf yet seen, and the fourth closest system to our sun. Called WISE J085510.83-071442.5, this dim object was discovered through its rapid motion across the sky.

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New detailed radio data from the NRAO's Jansky Very Large Array (VLA) revealed that the large perpendicular extension of UGC 10288's halo (blue) is really a distant background galaxy with radio jets.
New detailed radio data from the NRAO's Jansky Very Large Array (VLA) revealed that the large perpendicular extension of UGC 10288's halo (blue) is really a distant background galaxy with radio jets.

Two Galaxies Masquerading as One

New detailed radio data from the NRAO's Jansky Very Large Array (VLA) revealed that the large perpendicular extension of UGC 10288's halo (blue) is really a distant background galaxy with radio jets.

Mission: Spitzer Space Telescope, Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer (WISE)
Instrument: Jansky Very Large Array (VLA)
ID#: PIA17556
Added: 2013-11-14

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Two Galaxies Masquerading as One

New detailed radio data from the NRAO's Jansky Very Large Array (VLA) revealed that the large perpendicular extension of UGC 10288's halo (blue) is really a distant background galaxy with radio jets.

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This image shows two of the galaxy clusters observed by NASA's WISE and Spitzer Space Telescope missions. Galaxy clusters are among the most massive structures in the universe.
This image shows two of the galaxy clusters observed by NASA's WISE and Spitzer Space Telescope missions. Galaxy clusters are among the most massive structures in the universe.

Monster in the Middle: Brightest Cluster Galaxy

This image shows two of the galaxy clusters observed by NASA's WISE and Spitzer Space Telescope missions. Galaxy clusters are among the most massive structures in the universe.

Mission: Spitzer Space Telescope, Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer (WISE)
Instrument: Infrared Array Camera (IRAC)
ID#: PIA17253
Added: 2013-08-01

Views: 2688

Monster in the Middle: Brightest Cluster Galaxy

This image shows two of the galaxy clusters observed by NASA's WISE and Spitzer Space Telescope missions. Galaxy clusters are among the most massive structures in the universe.

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In what may look to some like an undersea image of coral and seaweed, a new image from NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope is showing the birth and death of stars.
In what may look to some like an undersea image of coral and seaweed, a new image from NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope is showing the birth and death of stars.

Life and Death Intermingled

In what may look to some like an undersea image of coral and seaweed, a new image from NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope is showing the birth and death of stars.

Mission: Spitzer Space Telescope, Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer (WISE)
Instrument: Infrared Array Camera (IRAC), WISE Telescope
ID#: PIA17019
Added: 2013-06-05

Views: 3217

Life and Death Intermingled

In what may look to some like an undersea image of coral and seaweed, a new image from NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope is showing the birth and death of stars.

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Dozens of newborn stars sprouting jets from their dusty cocoons have been spotted in images from NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope. This view shows a portion of sky near Canis Major.
Dozens of newborn stars sprouting jets from their dusty cocoons have been spotted in images from NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope. This view shows a portion of sky near Canis Major.

Stars Shoot Jets in Cosmic Playground

Dozens of newborn stars sprouting jets from their dusty cocoons have been spotted in images from NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope. This view shows a portion of sky near Canis Major.

Mission: Spitzer Space Telescope, Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer (WISE)
Instrument: Infrared Array Camera (IRAC), WISE Telescope
ID#: PIA17018
Added: 2013-06-05

Views: 5667

Stars Shoot Jets in Cosmic Playground

Dozens of newborn stars sprouting jets from their dusty cocoons have been spotted in images from NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope. This view shows a portion of sky near Canis Major.

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This image combines data from four different space telescopes to create a multi-wavelength view of all that remains of the oldest documented example of a supernova, called RCW 86.
This image combines data from four different space telescopes to create a multi-wavelength view of all that remains of the oldest documented example of a supernova, called RCW 86.

All Eyes on Oldest Recorded Supernova

This image combines data from four different space telescopes to create a multi-wavelength view of all that remains of the oldest documented example of a supernova, called RCW 86.

Mission: Spitzer Space Telescope, Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer (WISE)
Spacecraft: Spitzer Space Telescope, WISE
Instrument: Chandra X-ray Observatory, Infrared Array Camera (IRAC), WISE Telescope, XMM-Newton Observatory
ID#: PIA14872
Added: 2011-10-24

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All Eyes on Oldest Recorded Supernova

This image combines data from four different space telescopes to create a multi-wavelength view of all that remains of the oldest documented example of a supernova, called RCW 86.

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Infrared images from NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope and Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer are combined in this image of RCW 86, the dusty remains of the oldest documented example of an exploding star, or supernova.
Infrared images from NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope and Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer are combined in this image of RCW 86, the dusty remains of the oldest documented example of an exploding star, or supernova.

All That Remains of Exploded Star

Infrared images from NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope and Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer are combined in this image of RCW 86, the dusty remains of the oldest documented example of an exploding star, or supernova.

Mission: Spitzer Space Telescope, Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer (WISE)
Spacecraft: Spitzer Space Telescope, WISE
Instrument: Infrared Array Camera (IRAC), WISE Telescope
ID#: PIA14871
Added: 2011-10-24

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All That Remains of Exploded Star

Infrared images from NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope and Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer are combined in this image of RCW 86, the dusty remains of the oldest documented example of an exploding star, or supernova.

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