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Add Image to Favorite List 2015-07-30 Spitzer Space Telescope
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This artist's conception shows the silhouette of a rocky planet, dubbed HD 219134b, as it passes in front of its star. At 21 light-years away, the planet is the closest outside of our solar system that can be seen crossing, or transiting, its star.
PIA19831:
Little Black Spot on the Star Today (Artist's Concept) Animation Icon
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Add Image to Favorite List 2015-07-30 Spitzer Space Telescope
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This sky map shows the location of the star HD 219134 (circle), host to the nearest confirmed rocky planet found to date outside of our solar system. The star lies just off the 'W' shape of the constellation Cassiopeia.
PIA19832:
Location of Nearest Rocky Exoplanet Known
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Add Image to Favorite List 2015-07-30 Spitzer Space Telescope
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This artist's rendition shows one possible appearance for the planet HD 219134b, the nearest confirmed rocky exoplanet found to date outside our solar system.
PIA19833:
Hot, Rocky World (Artist's Concept) Animation Icon
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Add Image to Favorite List 2015-07-27 Earth Terra
ASTER
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Two hundred years ago, Ascension Island was a barren volcanic edifice. This image from NASA's Terra spacecraft shows that today its peaks are covered by lush tropical cloud forest.
PIA19738:
Ascension Island
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Add Image to Favorite List 2015-07-24 Ceres Dawn
Framing Camera
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This image, taken on June 25, 2015 by NASA's Dawn spacecraft, shows a portion of the southern hemisphere of dwarf planet Ceres from an altitude of 2,700 miles (4,400 kilometers), with a resolution of 1,400 feet (410 meters) per pixel.
PIA19603:
Dawn Survey Orbit Image 34
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Add Image to Favorite List 2015-07-27 Ceres Dawn
Framing Camera
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This image, taken by NASA's Dawn spacecraft, shows the brightest spots on dwarf planet Ceres from an altitude of 2,700 miles (4,400 kilometers). The image, with a resolution of 1,400 feet (410 meters) per pixel, was taken on June 24, 2015.
PIA19604:
Dawn Survey Orbit Image 35
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Add Image to Favorite List 2015-07-28 Ceres Dawn
Framing Camera
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This frame from an animation shows a color-coded map from NASA's Dawn mission revealing the highs and lows of topography on the surface of dwarf planet Ceres.
PIA19605:
Ceres Topographic Globe Animation Animation Icon
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Add Image to Favorite List 2015-07-28 Ceres Dawn
Framing Camera
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This color-coded map from NASA's Dawn mission shows the highs and lows of topography on the surface of dwarf planet Ceres. It is labeled with names of features approved by the International Astronomical Union.
PIA19606:
Topographic Ceres Map With Crater Names
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Add Image to Favorite List 2015-07-28 Ceres Dawn
Framing Camera
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This pair of images shows color-coded maps from NASA's Dawn mission, revealing the highs and lows of topography on the surface of dwarf planet Ceres.
PIA19607:
Topographic Maps of Ceres' East and West Hemispheres
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Add Image to Favorite List 2015-07-29 Ceres Dawn
Framing Camera
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This image, taken by NASA's Dawn spacecraft on June 24, 2015, shows Dantu crater on dwarf planet Ceres from an altitude of 2,700 miles (4,400 kilometers); Dantu crater as small patches of bright material sprinkled around it.
PIA19609:
Dawn Survey Orbit Image 36
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Add Image to Favorite List 2015-07-30 Ceres Dawn
Framing Camera
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This image, taken by NASA's Dawn spacecraft, shows a portion of the northern hemisphere on dwarf planet Ceres on June 24, 2015. The largest crater in this image, in the lower right quadrant, is called Ezinu. It is 75 miles (120 kilometers) across.
PIA19610:
Dawn Survey Orbit Image 37
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Add Image to Favorite List 2015-07-31 Ceres Dawn
Framing Camera
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This image, taken by NASA's Dawn spacecraft on June 24, 2015, shows cratered terrain near the day-night line, called the terminator, on dwarf planet Ceres.
PIA19611:
Dawn Survey Orbit Image 38
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Add Image to Favorite List 2015-07-31 Goldstone Deep Space Network (DSN)
Goldstone Solar System Radar
NRAO Green Bank Telescope
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This frame from a movie made from radar images of asteroid 1999 JD6, obtained on July 25, 2015. The asteroid is approximately 1.2 miles (2 kilometers) on its long axis.
PIA19646:
Radar Movie of Asteroid 1999 JD6 Animation Icon
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Add Image to Favorite List 2015-07-31 Goldstone Deep Space Network (DSN)
Goldstone Solar System Radar
NRAO Green Bank Telescope
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This collage of radar images of near-Earth asteroid 1999 JD6 was collected by NASA scientists on July 25, 2015. The asteroid is between 660-980 feet (200-300 meters) in diameter.
PIA19647:
Asteroid 1999 JD6
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Add Image to Favorite List 2015-07-29 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
HiRISE
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This image from NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter is part of a proposed landing site in Aram Dorsum for the ExoMars Rover, planned for launch in 2018. Upper layers of light toned sediments have been eroded, leaving a lower surface which appears dark.
PIA19859:
A Possible Landing Site for the ExoMars Rover in Aram Dorsum
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Add Image to Favorite List 2015-07-29 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
HiRISE
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This scene captured by NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter includes chaotic deposits with a wide range of colors. The deposits are distinctive with both unique colors and small-scale textures such as fracture patterns.
PIA19860:
Diverse Deposits in Melas Chasma
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Add Image to Favorite List 2015-07-29 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
HiRISE
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This image from NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter shows a portion of a long valley system in northern Arabia Terra.
PIA19861:
A Fresh Shallow Valley Transitions to an Inverted Channel
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Add Image to Favorite List 2015-07-29 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
HiRISE
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This enhanced-color image from NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter shows gullies in the northern wall of an unnamed crater in Utopia Planitia. The banked, sinuous shape of the gully channels suggest that water was involved in their formation.
PIA19862:
Gullies on the Wall of an Unnamed Crater in Utopia Planitia
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Add Image to Favorite List 2015-07-27 Tethys Cassini-Huygens
Imaging Science Subsystem
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The giant impact basin Odysseus on Saturn's moon Tethys stands out brightly from the rest of the illuminated icy crescent as seen by NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA18329:
Bright Basin on Tethys
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Add Image to Favorite List 2015-07-29 Tethys Cassini-Huygens
Imaging Science Subsystem
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Unusual arc-shaped, reddish streaks cut across the surface of Saturn's ice-rich moon Tethys in this enhanced-color mosaic from NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA19637:
Red Arcs on Tethys
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Add Image to Favorite List 2015-07-29 Tethys Cassini-Huygens
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This enhanced-color mosaic from NASA's Cassini spacecraft of Saturn's icy moon Tethys shows a range of features on the moon's trailing hemisphere.
PIA19636:
The Colors of Tethys I
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Add Image to Favorite List 2015-07-29 Tethys Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Narrow Angle
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This enhanced-color mosaic of Saturn's icy moon Tethys shows a range of features on the moon's trailing hemisphere. This image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft was constructed from 52 images from its narrow-angle camera on April 11, 2015.
PIA19638:
The Colors of Tethys II
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Add Image to Favorite List 2015-07-25 Pluto New Horizons
LORRI
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Four images from NASA's New Horizons were combined with color data from the Ralph instrument to create this global view of Pluto. (The lower right edge of Pluto in this view currently lacks high-resolution color coverage.)
PIA19857:
Pluto in True Color
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Add Image to Favorite List 2015-07-27 Pluto New Horizons
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The science team of NASA's New Horizons mission has produced an updated global map of the dwarf planet Pluto. The map includes all resolved images of the surface acquired between July 7-14, 2015.
PIA19858:
Global Map of Pluto
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Add Image to Favorite List 2015-07-30 Charon New Horizons
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The science team of NASA's New Horizons mission has produced this global map of Pluto's largest moon, Charon. The map includes all available resolved images of the surface acquired between July 7-14, 2015 on the anti-Pluto facing hemisphere.
PIA19866:
Global Map of Pluto's Moon Charon
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Add Image to Favorite List 2015-07-24 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
THEMIS
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The THEMIS VIS camera contains 5 filters. Data from different filters can be combined in many ways to create a false color image. This image from NASA's 2001 Mars Odyssey spacecraft shows a sand sheet with surface dune forms in an unnamed crater.
PIA19734:
Noachis Terra Dunes - False Color
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Add Image to Favorite List 2015-07-27 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
THEMIS
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The THEMIS VIS camera contains 5 filters. The data from different filters can be combined in multiple ways to create a false color image. This image from NASA's 2001 Mars Odyssey spacecraft shows part of Capri Mensa and Capri Chasma.
PIA19735:
Capri Mensa - False Color
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Add Image to Favorite List 2015-07-28 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
THEMIS
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The THEMIS VIS camera contains 5 filters. Data from different filters can be combined in many ways to create a false color image. This image from NASA's 2001 Mars Odyssey spacecraft shows a unique, resistant material on the floor of an unnamed crater.
PIA19736:
Terra Cimmeria Crater - False Color
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Add Image to Favorite List 2015-07-29 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
THEMIS
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The THEMIS VIS camera contains 5 filters. The data from different filters can be combined in multiple ways to create a false color image. This image from NASA's 2001 Mars Odyssey spacecraft shows the plains between Hale Crater and Argyre Planitia.
PIA19737:
Argyre Basin Margin - False Color
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Add Image to Favorite List 2015-07-30 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
THEMIS
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The THEMIS VIS camera contains 5 filters. Data from different filters can be combined in multiple ways to create a false color image. This image from NASA's 2001 Mars Odyssey spacecraft shows part of Oenotria Scopuli, which is the cliff boundary.
PIA19739:
Oenotria Scopuli - False Color
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Add Image to Favorite List 2015-07-31 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
THEMIS
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The THEMIS VIS camera contains 5 filters. Data from different filters can be combined in many ways to create a false color image. This image from NASA's 2001 Mars Odyssey spacecraft shows a rim of material between two unnamed craters in Tyrrhena Terra.
PIA19740:
Tyrrhena Terra - False Color
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Add Image to Favorite List 2015-07-28 Ceres Dawn
VIR
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This image, from NASA's Dawn's visible and infrared mapping spectrometer (VIR), highlights a bright region on Ceres known as Haulani, named after the Hawaiian plant goddess.
PIA19608:
Haulani Seen by VIR
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