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This artist's concept showcases both the visible and infrared visualizations of the Orion Nebula, looking down a 'valley' leading to the star cluster at far end.
This artist's concept showcases both the visible and infrared visualizations of the Orion Nebula, looking down a 'valley' leading to the star cluster at far end.

Visible and Infrared Visualization of the Orion Nebula (Artist's Concept)

This artist's concept showcases both the visible and infrared visualizations of the Orion Nebula, looking down a 'valley' leading to the star cluster at far end.

Mission: Hubble Space Telescope, Spitzer Space Telescope
ID#: PIA22089
Added: 2018-01-11

Views: 1441

Visible and Infrared Visualization of the Orion Nebula (Artist's Concept)

This artist's concept showcases both the visible and infrared visualizations of the Orion Nebula, looking down a 'valley' leading to the star cluster at far end.

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This artist concept shows the K2-138 system, the first multi-planet system discovered by citizen scientists.
This artist concept shows the K2-138 system, the first multi-planet system discovered by citizen scientists.

Kepler K2-138 System (Artist's Concept)

This artist concept shows the K2-138 system, the first multi-planet system discovered by citizen scientists.

Mission: Kepler
ID#: PIA22088
Added: 2018-01-11

Views: 1596

Kepler K2-138 System (Artist's Concept)

This artist concept shows the K2-138 system, the first multi-planet system discovered by citizen scientists.

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NASA's Hubble Space Telescope shows the farthest galaxy yet seen in an image that has been stretched and amplified by a phenomenon called gravitational lensing.
NASA's Hubble Space Telescope shows the farthest galaxy yet seen in an image that has been stretched and amplified by a phenomenon called gravitational lensing.

NASA's Hubble Spots Embryonic Galaxy SPT0615-JD

NASA's Hubble Space Telescope shows the farthest galaxy yet seen in an image that has been stretched and amplified by a phenomenon called gravitational lensing.

Mission: Hubble Space Telescope
ID#: PIA22079
Added: 2018-01-11

Views: 4038

NASA's Hubble Spots Embryonic Galaxy SPT0615-JD

NASA's Hubble Space Telescope shows the farthest galaxy yet seen in an image that has been stretched and amplified by a phenomenon called gravitational lensing.

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This artist's impression is of NASA's New Horizons spacecraft encountering 2014 MU69, a Kuiper Belt object that orbits one billion miles (1.6 billion kilometers) beyond Pluto, on Jan. 1, 2019.
This artist's impression is of NASA's New Horizons spacecraft encountering 2014 MU69, a Kuiper Belt object that orbits one billion miles (1.6 billion kilometers) beyond Pluto, on Jan. 1, 2019.

New Horizons Encountering 2014 MU69 (Artist's Impression)

This artist's impression is of NASA's New Horizons spacecraft encountering 2014 MU69, a Kuiper Belt object that orbits one billion miles (1.6 billion kilometers) beyond Pluto, on Jan. 1, 2019.

Target: 2014 MU69
Mission: New Horizons
ID#: PIA22190
Added: 2018-01-04

Views: 281

New Horizons Encountering 2014 MU69 (Artist's Impression)

This artist's impression is of NASA's New Horizons spacecraft encountering 2014 MU69, a Kuiper Belt object that orbits one billion miles (1.6 billion kilometers) beyond Pluto, on Jan. 1, 2019.

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With the discovery of an eighth planet, NASA's Kepler-90 system is the first to tie with our solar system in number of planets. This is an artist's concept compared with our own solar system.
With the discovery of an eighth planet, NASA's Kepler-90 system is the first to tie with our solar system in number of planets. This is an artist's concept compared with our own solar system.

Kepler-90 System Compared to Our Solar System (Artist's Concept)

With the discovery of an eighth planet, NASA's Kepler-90 system is the first to tie with our solar system in number of planets. This is an artist's concept compared with our own solar system.

Mission: Kepler
ID#: PIA22193
Added: 2017-12-14

Views: 3345

Kepler-90 System Compared to Our Solar System (Artist's Concept)

With the discovery of an eighth planet, NASA's Kepler-90 system is the first to tie with our solar system in number of planets. This is an artist's concept compared with our own solar system.

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With the discovery of an eighth planet, NASA's Kepler-90 system is the first to tie with our solar system in number of planets. This is an artist's concept.
With the discovery of an eighth planet, NASA's Kepler-90 system is the first to tie with our solar system in number of planets. This is an artist's concept.

Kepler-90 system (Artist's Concept)

With the discovery of an eighth planet, NASA's Kepler-90 system is the first to tie with our solar system in number of planets. This is an artist's concept.

Mission: Kepler
ID#: PIA22192
Added: 2017-12-14

Views: 982

Kepler-90 system (Artist's Concept)

With the discovery of an eighth planet, NASA's Kepler-90 system is the first to tie with our solar system in number of planets. This is an artist's concept.

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To receive the same amount of starlight as Mars receives from our Sun, a planet orbiting an M-type red dwarf would have to be positioned much closer to its star than Mercury is to the Sun.
To receive the same amount of starlight as Mars receives from our Sun, a planet orbiting an M-type red dwarf would have to be positioned much closer to its star than Mercury is to the Sun.

How Habitable Might an Exo-Mars Be?

To receive the same amount of starlight as Mars receives from our Sun, a planet orbiting an M-type red dwarf would have to be positioned much closer to its star than Mercury is to the Sun.

Mission: Mars Atmosphere and Volatile Evolution MissioN (MAVEN)
ID#: PIA22075
Added: 2017-12-13

Views: 577

How Habitable Might an Exo-Mars Be?

To receive the same amount of starlight as Mars receives from our Sun, a planet orbiting an M-type red dwarf would have to be positioned much closer to its star than Mercury is to the Sun.

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A NASA-led team of scientists determined that WASP-18b, a 'hot Jupiter' located 325 light-years from Earth, has a stratosphere that's loaded with carbon monoxide, but has no signs of water.
A NASA-led team of scientists determined that WASP-18b, a 'hot Jupiter' located 325 light-years from Earth, has a stratosphere that's loaded with carbon monoxide, but has no signs of water.

WASP-18b (Artist's Concept)

A NASA-led team of scientists determined that WASP-18b, a 'hot Jupiter' located 325 light-years from Earth, has a stratosphere that's loaded with carbon monoxide, but has no signs of water.

ID#: PIA22087
Added: 2017-11-29

Views: 781

WASP-18b (Artist's Concept)

A NASA-led team of scientists determined that WASP-18b, a 'hot Jupiter' located 325 light-years from Earth, has a stratosphere that's loaded with carbon monoxide, but has no signs of water.

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The super-Earth exoplanet 55 Cancri e, depicted with its star in this artist's concept, likely has an atmosphere thicker than Earth's but with ingredients that could be similar to those of Earth's atmosphere.
The super-Earth exoplanet 55 Cancri e, depicted with its star in this artist's concept, likely has an atmosphere thicker than Earth's but with ingredients that could be similar to those of Earth's atmosphere.

55 Cancri e with Atmosphere (Artist's Concept)

The super-Earth exoplanet 55 Cancri e, depicted with its star in this artist's concept, likely has an atmosphere thicker than Earth's but with ingredients that could be similar to those of Earth's atmosphere.

Mission: Spitzer Space Telescope
ID#: PIA22069
Added: 2017-11-16

Views: 1093

55 Cancri e with Atmosphere (Artist's Concept)

The super-Earth exoplanet 55 Cancri e, depicted with its star in this artist's concept, likely has an atmosphere thicker than Earth's but with ingredients that could be similar to those of Earth's atmosphere.

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This artist's concept shows a black hole with an accretion disk -- a flat structure of material orbiting the black hole -- and a jet of hot gas, called plasma.
This artist's concept shows a black hole with an accretion disk -- a flat structure of material orbiting the black hole -- and a jet of hot gas, called plasma.

Black Hole With Jet (Artist's Concept)

This artist's concept shows a black hole with an accretion disk -- a flat structure of material orbiting the black hole -- and a jet of hot gas, called plasma.

Mission: NuSTAR
ID#: PIA22085
Added: 2017-11-02

Views: 1910

Black Hole With Jet (Artist's Concept)

This artist's concept shows a black hole with an accretion disk -- a flat structure of material orbiting the black hole -- and a jet of hot gas, called plasma.

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This artist's concept shows an exoplanet and debris disk orbiting a polluted white dwarf. White dwarfs are dim, dense remnants of stars similar to the Sun that have exhausted their nuclear fuel and blown off their outer layers.
This artist's concept shows an exoplanet and debris disk orbiting a polluted white dwarf. White dwarfs are dim, dense remnants of stars similar to the Sun that have exhausted their nuclear fuel and blown off their outer layers.

Polluted White Dwarf (Artist's Concept)

This artist's concept shows an exoplanet and debris disk orbiting a polluted white dwarf. White dwarfs are dim, dense remnants of stars similar to the Sun that have exhausted their nuclear fuel and blown off their outer layers.

Mission: Spitzer Space Telescope, Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer (WISE)
ID#: PIA22084
Added: 2017-11-01

Views: 1142

Polluted White Dwarf (Artist's Concept)

This artist's concept shows an exoplanet and debris disk orbiting a polluted white dwarf. White dwarfs are dim, dense remnants of stars similar to the Sun that have exhausted their nuclear fuel and blown off their outer layers.

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NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope has provisionally detected the faint afterglow of the explosive merger of two neutron stars in the galaxy NGC 4993.
NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope has provisionally detected the faint afterglow of the explosive merger of two neutron stars in the galaxy NGC 4993.

Spitzer Observes Neutron Star Collision

NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope has provisionally detected the faint afterglow of the explosive merger of two neutron stars in the galaxy NGC 4993.

Target: NGC 4993
Mission: Spitzer Space Telescope
Instrument: Infrared Array Camera (IRAC)
ID#: PIA21910
Added: 2017-10-16

Views: 1745

Spitzer Observes Neutron Star Collision

NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope has provisionally detected the faint afterglow of the explosive merger of two neutron stars in the galaxy NGC 4993.

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This artist's rendering shows a large exoplanet causing small bodies to collide in a disk of dust.
This artist's rendering shows a large exoplanet causing small bodies to collide in a disk of dust.

Giant Exoplanet and Debris Disk (Artist's Concept)

This artist's rendering shows a large exoplanet causing small bodies to collide in a disk of dust.

ID#: PIA22082
Added: 2017-10-11

Views: 1314

Giant Exoplanet and Debris Disk (Artist's Concept)

This artist's rendering shows a large exoplanet causing small bodies to collide in a disk of dust.

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This illustration depicts a hypothetical uneven ring of dust orbiting KIC 8462852, also known as Boyajian's Star or Tabby's Star.
This illustration depicts a hypothetical uneven ring of dust orbiting KIC 8462852, also known as Boyajian's Star or Tabby's Star.

Tabby's Star (Illustration)

This illustration depicts a hypothetical uneven ring of dust orbiting KIC 8462852, also known as Boyajian's Star or Tabby's Star.

Mission: Spitzer Space Telescope
ID#: PIA22081
Added: 2017-10-04

Views: 2564

Tabby's Star (Illustration)

This illustration depicts a hypothetical uneven ring of dust orbiting KIC 8462852, also known as Boyajian's Star or Tabby's Star.

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By using NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope, astronomers have found that the varying glow of brown dwarfs over time can be explained by bands of patchy clouds rotating at different speeds, as shown in this artist's concept.
By using NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope, astronomers have found that the varying glow of brown dwarfs over time can be explained by bands of patchy clouds rotating at different speeds, as shown in this artist's concept.

Brown Dwarf Weather (Artist's Concept)

By using NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope, astronomers have found that the varying glow of brown dwarfs over time can be explained by bands of patchy clouds rotating at different speeds, as shown in this artist's concept.

Mission: Spitzer Space Telescope
ID#: PIA21752
Added: 2017-08-17

Views: 2213

Brown Dwarf Weather (Artist's Concept)

By using NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope, astronomers have found that the varying glow of brown dwarfs over time can be explained by bands of patchy clouds rotating at different speeds, as shown in this artist's concept.

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This artist's concept shows what the TRAPPIST-1 planetary system may look like from a vantage point near planet TRAPPIST-1f (at right).
This artist's concept shows what the TRAPPIST-1 planetary system may look like from a vantage point near planet TRAPPIST-1f (at right).

TRAPPIST-1 System - Artist Concept

This artist's concept shows what the TRAPPIST-1 planetary system may look like from a vantage point near planet TRAPPIST-1f (at right).

Mission: Spitzer Space Telescope
Instrument: TRAPPIST
ID#: PIA21751
Added: 2017-08-11

Views: 2334

TRAPPIST-1 System - Artist Concept

This artist's concept shows what the TRAPPIST-1 planetary system may look like from a vantage point near planet TRAPPIST-1f (at right).

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Artist's concept of Kuiper Belt object 2014 MU69, which is the next flyby target for NASA's New Horizons mission.
Artist's concept of Kuiper Belt object 2014 MU69, which is the next flyby target for NASA's New Horizons mission.

Artist's Concept of 2014 MU69 as a Single Object

Artist's concept of Kuiper Belt object 2014 MU69, which is the next flyby target for NASA's New Horizons mission.

Target: 2014 MU69
Mission: New Horizons
Spacecraft: New Horizons
ID#: PIA21868
Added: 2017-08-03

Views: 1094

Artist's Concept of 2014 MU69 as a Single Object

Artist's concept of Kuiper Belt object 2014 MU69, which is the next flyby target for NASA's New Horizons mission.

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This is one artist's concept of Kuiper Belt object 2014 MU69, the next flyby target for NASA's New Horizons mission.
This is one artist's concept of Kuiper Belt object 2014 MU69, the next flyby target for NASA's New Horizons mission.

A Kuiper Belt Pair? Artist's Concept of 2014 MU69 as a Binary Object

This is one artist's concept of Kuiper Belt object 2014 MU69, the next flyby target for NASA's New Horizons mission.

Target: 2014 MU69
Mission: New Horizons
Spacecraft: New Horizons
ID#: PIA21867
Added: 2017-08-03

Views: 570

A Kuiper Belt Pair? Artist's Concept of 2014 MU69 as a Binary Object

This is one artist's concept of Kuiper Belt object 2014 MU69, the next flyby target for NASA's New Horizons mission.

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This illustration shows a red dwarf star orbited by a hypothetical exoplanet. By mining data from NASA's GALEX spacecraft, a team of astronomers identified dozens of flares at a range of durations and strengths.
This illustration shows a red dwarf star orbited by a hypothetical exoplanet. By mining data from NASA's GALEX spacecraft, a team of astronomers identified dozens of flares at a range of durations and strengths.

Flaring Red Dwarf Star (Illustration)

This illustration shows a red dwarf star orbited by a hypothetical exoplanet. By mining data from NASA's GALEX spacecraft, a team of astronomers identified dozens of flares at a range of durations and strengths.

Mission: Galaxy Evolution Explorer (GALEX)
ID#: PIA21473
Added: 2017-06-06

Views: 1922

Flaring Red Dwarf Star (Illustration)

This illustration shows a red dwarf star orbited by a hypothetical exoplanet. By mining data from NASA's GALEX spacecraft, a team of astronomers identified dozens of flares at a range of durations and strengths.

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This artist's concept shows planet KELT-9b orbiting its host star, KELT-9. It is the hottest gas giant planet discovered so far.
This artist's concept shows planet KELT-9b orbiting its host star, KELT-9. It is the hottest gas giant planet discovered so far.

Hottest Hot Jupiter Animation (Artist's Concept)

This artist's concept shows planet KELT-9b orbiting its host star, KELT-9. It is the hottest gas giant planet discovered so far.

Target: KELT-9b
ID#: PIA21472
Added: 2017-06-05

Views: 2881

Hottest Hot Jupiter Animation (Artist's Concept)

This artist's concept shows planet KELT-9b orbiting its host star, KELT-9. It is the hottest gas giant planet discovered so far.

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NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory observes a solar prominence at the sun's edge putting on quite a display of plasma being pushed and pulled by unstable magnetic fields (May 22-24, 2017).
NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory observes a solar prominence at the sun's edge putting on quite a display of plasma being pushed and pulled by unstable magnetic fields (May 22-24, 2017).

Hedgerow Prominence

NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory observes a solar prominence at the sun's edge putting on quite a display of plasma being pushed and pulled by unstable magnetic fields (May 22-24, 2017).

Mission: Solar Dynamics Observatory (SDO)
Instrument: Atmosphere Imaging Assembly (AIA)
ID#: PIA21650
Added: 2017-05-30

Views: 1410

Hedgerow Prominence

NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory observes a solar prominence at the sun's edge putting on quite a display of plasma being pushed and pulled by unstable magnetic fields (May 22-24, 2017).

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This pair of visible-light and near-infrared photos from NASA's Hubble Space Telescope shows the giant star N6946-BH1 before and after it vanished out of sight by imploding to form a black hole.
This pair of visible-light and near-infrared photos from NASA's Hubble Space Telescope shows the giant star N6946-BH1 before and after it vanished out of sight by imploding to form a black hole.

Massive Star Goes Out With a Whimper Instead of a Bang

This pair of visible-light and near-infrared photos from NASA's Hubble Space Telescope shows the giant star N6946-BH1 before and after it vanished out of sight by imploding to form a black hole.

Mission: Hubble Space Telescope
Instrument: Hubble Space Telescope
ID#: PIA21467
Added: 2017-05-25

Views: 3370

Massive Star Goes Out With a Whimper Instead of a Bang

This pair of visible-light and near-infrared photos from NASA's Hubble Space Telescope shows the giant star N6946-BH1 before and after it vanished out of sight by imploding to form a black hole.

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This illustration shows the final stages in the life of a supermassive star that fails to explode as a supernova, but instead implodes to form a black hole.
This illustration shows the final stages in the life of a supermassive star that fails to explode as a supernova, but instead implodes to form a black hole.

Massive Star Goes Out With a Whimper Instead of a Bang (Artist's Concept)

This illustration shows the final stages in the life of a supermassive star that fails to explode as a supernova, but instead implodes to form a black hole.

Mission: Hubble Space Telescope, Spitzer Space Telescope
ID#: PIA21466
Added: 2017-05-25

Views: 2422

Massive Star Goes Out With a Whimper Instead of a Bang (Artist's Concept)

This illustration shows the final stages in the life of a supermassive star that fails to explode as a supernova, but instead implodes to form a black hole.

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This image of the Crab Nebula combines data from five different telescopes. It is know as the expanding gaseous remnant from a star that self-detonated as a supernova, briefly shining as brightly as 400 million suns.
This image of the Crab Nebula combines data from five different telescopes. It is know as the expanding gaseous remnant from a star that self-detonated as a supernova, briefly shining as brightly as 400 million suns.

Crab Nebula from Five Observatories

This image of the Crab Nebula combines data from five different telescopes. It is know as the expanding gaseous remnant from a star that self-detonated as a supernova, briefly shining as brightly as 400 million suns.

Mission: Hubble Space Telescope, XMM-Newton, Chandra X-ray Observatory, Spitzer Space Telescope
Instrument: Very Large Array (VLA)
ID#: PIA21474
Added: 2017-05-10

Views: 4886

Crab Nebula from Five Observatories

This image of the Crab Nebula combines data from five different telescopes. It is know as the expanding gaseous remnant from a star that self-detonated as a supernova, briefly shining as brightly as 400 million suns.

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This artist's concept shows a hypothetical planet covered in water around the binary star system of Kepler-35A and B.
This artist's concept shows a hypothetical planet covered in water around the binary star system of Kepler-35A and B.

Water World Artist Concept

This artist's concept shows a hypothetical planet covered in water around the binary star system of Kepler-35A and B.

Mission: Kepler
ID#: PIA21470
Added: 2017-04-12

Views: 2076

Water World Artist Concept

This artist's concept shows a hypothetical planet covered in water around the binary star system of Kepler-35A and B.

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