Astronomy Picture of the Day (APOD)

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Astronomy Picture of the Day (APOD) Photo 2018-05-23 04:11

APOD: Spiral Galaxy NGC 4038 in Collision (2018 May 23)
Image Credit: NASA, ESA, Hubble, HLA;
Processing & Copyright: Domingo Pestana
https://apod.nasa.gov/apod/ap180523.html

Explanation: This galaxy is having a bad millennium. In fact, the past 1...

Astronomy Picture of the Day (APOD) Photo 2018-05-22 04:11

APOD: Craters and Shadows at the Lunar Terminator (2018 May 22)
Image Credit & Copyright: Talha Zia
https://apod.nasa.gov/apod/ap180522.html

Explanation: Why does the right part of this image of the Moon stand out? Shadows. The terminator line -- the line betw...
APOD: Jupiter Cloud Animation from Juno (2018 May 21)

APOD: Jupiter Cloud Animation from Juno (2018 May 21)

APOD: Jupiter Cloud Animation from Juno (2018 May 21): APOD: Jupiter Cloud Animation from Juno (2018 May 21)
Video Credit: NASA, JPL-Caltech, SwRI, MSSS;
Processing: Gerald Eichstädt%0Ahttps://apod.nasa.gov/apod/ap180521.html
https://www.youtube.com/wa...

Astronomy Picture of the Day (APOD) Photo 2018-05-21 04:11

APOD: Jupiter Cloud Animation from Juno (2018 May 21)
Video Credit: NASA, JPL-Caltech, SwRI, MSSS;
Processing: Gerald Eichstädt%0Ahttps://apod.nasa.gov/apod/ap180521.html
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MBFloJLg080

Explanation: How do Jupiter's c...

Astronomy Picture of the Day (APOD) Photo 2018-05-20 04:11

APOD: In the Heart of the Tarantula Nebula (2018 May 20)
Image Credit: ESA, NASA, Hubble, ESO;
Processing: Danny LaCrue
https://apod.nasa.gov/apod/ap180520.html

Explanation: In the heart of monstrous Tarantula Nebula lies huge bubbles of energetic gas, lo...

Astronomy Picture of the Day (APOD) Photo 2018-05-19 04:16

APOD: Reflections of Venus and Moon (2018 May 19)
Image Credit & Copyright: Filippo Curti
(Sanderphil Urban Observatory)
https://apod.nasa.gov/apod/ap180519.html

Explanation: Posing near the western horizon, a brilliant evening star and slender young cr...

Astronomy Picture of the Day (APOD) Photo 2018-05-18 04:11

APOD: Attack of the Laser Guide Stars (2018 May 18)
Image Credit & License: European Southern Observatory
Gerhard Hudepohl (atacamaphoto.com)
https://apod.nasa.gov/apod/ap180518.html

Explanation: Dodging powerful laser beams, a drone captured this stunni...

Astronomy Picture of the Day (APOD) Photo 2018-05-17 04:11

APOD: Milky Way vs Airglow Australis (2018 May 17)
Image Credit & Copyright: Yuri Beletsky
(Carnegie Las Campanas Observatory, TWAN)
https://apod.nasa.gov/apod/ap180517.html

Explanation: Captured last week after sunset on a Chilean autumn night, an ex...

Astronomy Picture of the Day (APOD) Photo 2018-05-16 04:11

APOD: Rotation of the Large Magellanic Cloud (2018 May 16)
Image Credit & Licence: ESA, Gaia, DPAC
https://apod.nasa.gov/apod/ap180516.html

Explanation: This image is not blurry. It shows in clear detail that the largest satellite galaxy to our Milky Way, ...

Astronomy Picture of the Day (APOD) Photo 2018-05-15 04:11

APOD: Kepler's House in Linz (2018 May 15)
Image Credit & Copyright: Erich Meyer
(Astronomical Society of Linz)
https://apod.nasa.gov/apod/ap180515.html

Explanation: Four hundred years ago today (May 15, 1618) Johannes Kepler discovered the simple...

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APOD just received a nice write-up in the Washington Post!
https://www.washingtonpost.com/national/health-science/astronomy-site-is-your-guide-to-the-universe-one-picture-at-a-time/2018/05/11/4a867890-5389-11e8-a551-5b648abe29ef_story.html

Astronomy Picture of the Day (APOD) Photo 2018-05-14 04:11

APOD: Saturn's Hyperion in Natural Color (2018 May 14)
Image Credit & License: NASA/JPL/SSI;
Composition: Gordan Ugarkovic
https://apod.nasa.gov/apod/ap180514.html

Explanation: What lies at the bottom of Hyperion's strange craters? To help find ...
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