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1 May 2022
31 Jul 2022
Challenge 2022 NASA's Astrophoto Challenge (Summer)
The summer 2022 NASA's Astrophoto Challenges wll take place May 1, 2022 through July 31, 2022. The season's target has not yet been anounced. Try your hand at processing images from NASA's...
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2 Dec 2021
Professional Learning Webinar Science Briefing: Pathways to Discovery in Astronomy and Astrophysics for the 2020s
In this briefing, speakers will spotlight where the focus will lie for the US astronomical community in the coming decades. Dr. Rachel Osten will present an overview of the decadal report, particularly...
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Ultra Deep Field
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Ultra Deep Field: Looking Out into Space, Looking Back into Time

This six-minute visual exploration of the Hubble Ultra Deep Field showcases the characteristics and contents of this landmark observation, as well as its four-dimensional nature across both space and time....
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Webb Telescope in clean room (folded)
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Teachable Moments: Learn About the Universe with the James Webb Space Telescope

Learn about the science and engineering behind the largest and most powerful space telescope ever built while exploring ways to engage learners in the mission. TEACHABLE MOMENTS: JAMES WEBB SPACE...
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1 Jul 2021
16 Aug 2021
Challenge 2021 NASA's Astrophoto Challenge (Summer)
The summer 2021 NASA's Astrophoto Challenges have ended. This season's target: Messier 87 Galaxy. Try your hand at processing images from NASA's space telescopes, or capture and process...
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3 Dec 2020
Professional Learning Webinar Science Briefing: Black Holes, Out of the Shadows
Please join us for this edition of NASA’s Universe of Learning Science Briefings! We will hear about black holes of all kinds, how we know about them, and what scientists would love to find out about...
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9 Dec 2019
29 Feb 2020
Challenge 2020 NASA's Astrophoto Challenge (Winter)
The winter 2020 NASA's Astrophoto Challenges have ended. This season's target: M82 Galaxy. Try your hand at processing images from NASA's space telescopes, or capture and process your...
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31 May 2019
31 Jul 2019
Challenge 2019 NASA's Astrophoto Challenge (Summer)
The summer 2019 NASA's Astrophoto Challenges have ended. This season's target: Whirlpool Galaxy. Try your hand at processing images from NASA's space telescopes, or capture and process...
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Interactive

ViewSpace Interactives: Black Holes

A black hole is a region of space packed with so much mass that its own gravity prevents anything from breaking away. Although we can’t see a black hole, telescopes can observe the material around...
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Whirlpool Galaxy
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Flyby of the Whirlpool Galaxy (Frame Sets)

The Whirlpool Galaxy, also known as Messier 51, is one of the nearest and best examples of a grand design spiral galaxy. Located about 25 million light-years away, the face-on galaxy exposes the full details...
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Interactive

ViewSpace Interactives: Interacting Galaxies

When galaxies are drawn toward each other by gravity, stars and planets can pass by each other unharmed, but the gas and dust between stars collide. The gas is compressed and heated, setting off waves...
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Stephan’s Quintet of five galaxies
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ViewSpace Videos: Galaxies

Examine galaxies up close: These videos showcase stunning spiral, elliptical and irregular galaxies, show what various light reveals about certain targets, and link galaxies to larger structures like galaxy...
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Shedding New Light on the Whirlpool Galaxy
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Shedding New Light on the Whirlpool Galaxy

The Whirlpool Galaxy is a magnificent spiral galaxy that has been studied across the electromagnetic spectrum by NASA's Great Observatories. This remarkable video uses two-dimensional images and three-dimensional...
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The Sombrero Galaxy in visible and infrared views
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Sombrero Galaxy: Visible and Infrared Views (Frame Sets)

The Sombrero Galaxy has a distinctive ring of dust that circles a smooth bulge of stars. The galaxy's dust and inner flat disk are very clear in the infrared. The Sombrero Galaxy may be a spiral galaxy...
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The Cigar Galaxy (M82): Visible, Infrared, and X-ray Views
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The Cigar Galaxy (M82): Visible, Infrared, and X-ray Views (Frame Sets)

Messier 82, or the Cigar Galaxy, is an edge-on spiral undergoing a massive burst of star formation in its core. Many thousands of stars, and their surrounding gas and dust, have been stirred up. These...
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