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Add Image to Favorite List 2015-01-27 Ceres Dawn
Framing Camera
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This frame from an animation of the dwarf planet Ceres was made by combining images taken by the Dawn spacecraft on January 25, 2015. These images of Ceres, and they represent the highest-resolution views to date of the dwarf planet.
PIA19171:
Ceres Sharper Than Ever (Animation) Animation Icon
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Add Image to Favorite List 2015-01-27 Ceres Dawn
Framing Camera
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This image, taken 147,000 miles (237,000 kilometers) from Ceres on January 25, 2015 by NASA's Dawn spacecraft, is part of a series of views representing the best look so far at the dwarf planet.
PIA19172:
Ceres Sharper Than Ever
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Add Image to Favorite List 2015-01-26 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Narrow Angle
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Two masters of their craft are caught at work shaping Saturn's rings captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft. Pandora (upper right) sculpts the F ring. Meanwhile, Daphnis is busy holding open the Keeler gap (bottom center).
PIA18298:
The Shapers
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Add Image to Favorite List 2015-01-27 Ceres Dawn
Framing Camera
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This image depicts the dwarf planet Ceres, as seen from the Dawn spacecraft. It was taken 147,000 miles (237,000 kilometers) from Ceres on January 25, 2015, is part of a series of views representing the best look so far at the dwarf planet.
PIA19173:
Ceres Sharper Than Ever (Zoomed Out View)
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Add Image to Favorite List 2015-01-26 Mercury MESSENGER
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MESSENGER's Encounter With A Star
PIA19029:
MESSENGER's Encounter With A Star
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Add Image to Favorite List 2015-01-27 Earth Terra
ASTER
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This image from NASA's Terra spacecraft shows Antikythera, a Greek island in the Aegean Sea. With a population of 44, its main settlement is the port of Patamos.
PIA19032:
Antikythera Island, Greece
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Add Image to Favorite List 2015-01-30 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 false color image from NASA's 2001 Mars Odyssey spacecraft shows windstreaks in Daedalia Planum.
PIA19186:
Windstreaks - False Color
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Add Image to Favorite List 2015-01-26 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
THEMIS
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The THEMIS VIS camera contains 5 filters. The data from different filters can create a false color image. This false color image from NASA's 2001 Mars Odyssey spacecraft shows part of the floor of Schaeberle Crater, including small dunes.
PIA19030:
Schaeberle Crater - False Color
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Add Image to Favorite List 2015-01-27 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 false color image from NASA's 2001 Mars Odyssey spacecraft shows part of the interior of Ganges Chasma.
PIA19031:
Ganges Chasma - False Color
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Add Image to Favorite List 2015-01-29 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 false color image from NASA's 2001 Mars Odyssey spacecraft shows Makhambet Crater.
PIA19034:
Makhambet Crater - False Color
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Add Image to Favorite List 2015-01-27 Mars Mars Exploration Rover (MER)
Microscopic Imager
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These small spherules on the Martian surface are near Fram Crater, visited by NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity during April 2004. The area shown is 1.2 inches (3 centimeters) across.
PIA19113:
Martian Concretions Near Fram Crater
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Add Image to Favorite List 2015-01-28 Mercury MESSENGER
MDIS - Wide Angle
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A Whale of a Crater
PIA19035:
A Whale of a Crater
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Add Image to Favorite List 2015-01-30 Planck
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The color scale in this image from the Planck mission represents the emission from dust, a minor but crucial component that pervades our Milky Way galaxy. The texture indicates the orientation of the galactic magnetic field.
PIA18911:
Planck's View of BICEP2/Keck Array Field
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Add Image to Favorite List 2015-01-28 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
HiRISE
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In this observation from NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter made for a study of ancient craters, we see the craters filled with smooth material that has subsequently degraded into scallops. These formations might be possibly due to ground ice sublimation.
PIA19288:
Filled Crater and Scallops
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Add Image to Favorite List 2015-01-28 Kepler
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The tightly packed system, named Kepler-444, is home to five small planets in very compact orbits. The planets were detected from the dimming that occurs when they transit the disk of their parent star, as shown in this artist's conception.
PIA18910:
Kepler-444 Planetary System (Artist Concept)
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Add Image to Favorite List 2015-01-28 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 false color image from NASA's 2001 Mars Odyssey spacecraft shows the margin of the north polar cap.
PIA19033:
North Polar Cap - False Color
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Add Image to Favorite List 2015-01-28 Titan Cassini-Huygens
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This diagram depicts conditions observed by NASA's Cassini spacecraft during a flyby in Dec. 2013, when Saturn's magnetosphere was highly compressed, exposing Titan to the full force of the solar wind.
PIA19055:
Titan Observed Naked in the Solar Wind
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Add Image to Favorite List 2015-01-27 Spitzer Space Telescope
IRAC
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This series of images show three evolutionary phases of massive star formation, as pictured in infrared images from NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope.
PIA18909:
Evolution of a Massive Star
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Add Image to Favorite List 2015-01-27 Spitzer Space Telescope
IRAC
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'Yellow balls' -- which are several hundred to thousands times the size of our solar system -- are pictured here in the center of this image taken by NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope.
PIA18908:
Finding 'Yellowballs' in our Milky Way
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Add Image to Favorite List 2015-01-28 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
HiRISE
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The terrain in this observation from NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter looks like an ancient uplifted crustal block. The area is riddled with faults (big cracks that allow rocks to slide) and ridges that look like uncovered magma dikes.
PIA19287:
Higher Terrain between Sinai and Solis Plana
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Add Image to Favorite List 2015-01-28 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
HiRISE
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The pits visible in this image from NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter aren't impact craters. The material they are embedded into is ejecta (stuff thrown out of an impact crater when it forms) from a large crater called Hale not seen in this image.
PIA19289:
Pits in Hale Crater Ejecta
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Add Image to Favorite List 2015-01-28 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
HiRISE
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This image from NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter shows several seemingly active gullies and their associated fans near the Argyre region.
PIA19286:
Gullies Old and New Near the Argyre Region
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Add Image to Favorite List 2015-01-27 Mars Mars Exploration Rover (MER)
Navigation Camera
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On March 20, 2004, NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity used a wheel to dig a trench revealing subsurface material beside the lander hardware that carried the rover to the surface of Mars 55 Martian days earlier.
PIA19112:
Lander Trench Dug by Opportunity
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