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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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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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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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Galaxy Collision Simulation
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A Galactic Smash Hit: Galaxy Collision Simulation (Frame Sets)

In this visualization of a computer simulation, two spiral galaxies are set on a collision course. As one slices through the other, both are disrupted. The tidal forces of gravity produce long tails of...
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The Whirlpool Galaxy: Visible and X-ray Views side by side
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The Whirlpool Galaxy: Visible and X-ray Views (Frame Sets)

This sequence uses visible (Hubble) and X-ray (Chandra) imagery to highlight different structures within the Whirlpool galaxy (Messier 51). As seen in visible light, the familiar whirlpool shape is traced...
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Colliding Galaxies NGC 2207
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Colliding Galaxies NGC 2207: Visible, Infrared, and X-ray Views (Frame Sets)

NGC 2207 is a pair of colliding spiral galaxies. Their bright central nuclei resemble a striking set of eyes. In visible light (Hubble), trails of stars and gas trace out spiral arms, stretched by the...
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galaxy collision supercomputer simulation
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Galaxy Collisions: Simulation vs. Observations (Frame Sets)

Galaxies are vast swarms of billions of stars along with huge interstellar clouds of gas and dust. A spiral galaxy has a broad, thin disk shape, with a bulge of stars in its core. Within the disk are winding...
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Milky Way and Andromeda Collision
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Crash of the Titans: Milky Way and Andromeda Collision (Frame Sets)

The three largest galaxies in our Local Group of galaxies are our Milky Way, Andromeda (also known as Messier 31), and Triangulum (also known as Messier 33) galaxies. This scientific visualization...
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Future Galaxy Merger
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Future Galaxy Merger (Frame Sets)

This scientific visualization of a computer simulation depicts the inevitable collision between our Milky Way galaxy and the Andromeda galaxy (also known as Messier 31). Hubble Space Telescope observations...
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Galaxy Collision Simulation
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Galaxy Collision Simulation (Dome Version)

In this scientific visualization, two spiral galaxies are set on a collision course. As one slices through the other, both are disrupted. The tidal forces of gravity produce long tails of material streaming...
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