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Add Image to Favorite List 2014-09-24 Hubble Space Telescope
Spitzer Space Telescope
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A Neptune-size planet with a clear atmosphere is shown crossing in front of its star in this artist's depiction. Such crossings, or transits, are observed by telescopes like NASA's Hubble and Spitzer to glean information about planets' atmospheres.
PIA18837:
Seeing Starlight Through a Planet's Rim (Artist's Concept)
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Add Image to Favorite List 2014-09-24 Hubble Space Telescope
Kepler
Spitzer Space Telescope
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Scientists were excited to discover clear skies on a relatively small planet, about the size of Neptune, using the combined power of NASA's Hubble, Spitzer and Kepler space telescopes.
PIA18838:
A Sunny Outlook for 'Weather' on Exoplanets (Artist's Concept)
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Add Image to Favorite List 2014-09-24 Hubble Space Telescope
Kepler
Spitzer Space Telescope
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A plot of the transmission spectrum for exoplanet HAT-P-11b, with data from NASA's Kepler, Hubble and Spitzer observatories combined. The results show a robust detection of water absorption in the Hubble data.
PIA18839:
Transmission Spectrum of HAT-P-11b
Full Resolution:     TIFF (6.391 MB)     JPEG (139.1 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 2014-09-26 Cold Atom Laboratory (CAL)
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Members of the Cold Atom Laboratory team at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory are seen here with their ground-based testbed, which can reliably create a Bose-Einstein condensate.
PIA18787:
Cold Atom Laboratory Team Displays Ground-Based Testbed
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Add Image to Favorite List 2014-09-26 Cold Atom Laboratory (CAL)
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This sequence of false-color images shows the formation of a Bose-Einstein condensate in the Cold Atom Laboratory prototype at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory as the temperature gets progressively closer to absolute zero.
PIA18786:
Forming a Bose-Einstein Condensate
Full Resolution:     TIFF (1.032 MB)     JPEG (31.53 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 2014-09-24 Earth Terra
ASTER
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On June 27, 2014, a new vent opened on Hawaii's Puu Oo vent, on the eastern flank of Kilauea volcano. NASA's Terra spacecraft shows the hot lava flow in white, extending about 11 miles (17 kilometers) from the vent.
PIA18812:
Progress of Hawaii Lava Flow Tracked by NASA Spacecraft
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Add Image to Favorite List 2014-09-24 Earth Shuttle Radar Topography Mission (SRTM)
C-Band Radar
X-Band Radar
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A site in the Crater Highlands of Tanzania reveals the difference between NASA's Shuttle Radar Topography Mission (SRTM) digital elevation model data as originally released in 2004 (left) and as now released at full resolution in 2014 (right).
PIA18813:
Tanzania Images Highlight Improvements in Full-Resolution SRTM Africa Data
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Add Image to Favorite List 2014-09-24 Earth Terra
ASTER
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This image from NASA's Terra spacecraft shows the Faroe Islands, an archipelago and autonomous country within the Kingdom of Denmark, comprising 18 major islands.
PIA18723:
Faroe Islands
Full Resolution:     TIFF (18.96 MB)     JPEG (680.5 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 2014-09-25 Earth Terra
ASTER
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Since the end of August 2014, Iceland's Bardarbunga volcano has been pouring out lava from a growing fissure. NASA's Terra spacecraft shows the flows have been accompanied by spectacular lava fountains.
PIA18814:
Iceland's Bardarbunga Volcano Imaged by NASA Spacecraft
Full Resolution:     TIFF (22.69 MB)     JPEG (602 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 2014-10-01 Earth OCO-2
OCO-2
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This image shows NASA's OCO-2 measurements of carbon dioxide levels over Pasadena and the northern Los Angeles basin on Sept. 5, 2014. Each colored dot represents a single measurement of the greenhouse gas made during an overflight of the area.
PIA18815:
Validating Carbon Dioxide Measurements from NASA's OCO-2 Over Los Angeles
Full Resolution:     TIFF (2.83 MB)     JPEG (230.1 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List Earth Gravity Recovery and Climate Experiment (GRACE)
K-Band Ranging System
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This trio of images depicts satellite observations of declining water storage in California as seen by NASA's Gravity Recovery and Climate Experiment satellites in June 2002 (left), June 2008 (center) and June 2014 (right).
PIA18816:
NASA's GRACE Sees a Drying California
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Add Image to Favorite List 2014-09-25 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
THEMIS
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The ridge in this image captured by NASA's 2001 Mars Odyssey spacecraft is the rim of a crater near the south polar cap.
PIA18722:
South Polar Crater
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Add Image to Favorite List 2014-09-25 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
Mars Science Laboratory (MSL)
HiRISE
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This map shows the route driven by NASA's Curiosity Mars rover from the 'Bradbury Landing' location where it landed in August 2012 to the 'Pahrump Hills' outcrop where it drilled into the lowest part of Mount Sharp.
PIA18607:
Curiosity Mars Rover's Route from Landing to 'Pahrump Hills'
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Add Image to Favorite List 2014-09-25 Mars Mars Science Laboratory (MSL)
Mastcam
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This southeastward-looking vista from the Mast Camera (Mastcam) on NASA's Curiosity Mars rover shows the 'Pahrump Hills' outcrop and surrounding terrain seen from a position about 70 feet (20 meters) northwest of the outcrop.
PIA18608:
Curiosity Mars Rover's Approach to 'Pahrump Hills'
Full Resolution:     TIFF (47.1 MB)     JPEG (2.455 MB)
Add Image to Favorite List 2014-09-25 Mars Mars Science Laboratory (MSL)
MAHLI
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This image from the Mars Hand Lens Imager (MAHLI) camera on NASA's Curiosity Mars rover shows the first sample-collection hole drilled in Mount Sharp, the layered mountain that is the science destination of the rover's extended mission.
PIA18609:
First Sampling Hole in Mount Sharp
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Add Image to Favorite List 2014-09-25 Mars Mars Science Laboratory (MSL)
MAHLI
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This image from the Mars Hand Lens Imager (MAHLI) camera on NASA's Curiosity Mars rover shows an example of a type of geometrically distinctive feature that researchers are using Curiosity to examine at a mudstone outcrop at the base of Mount Sharp.
PIA18610:
Resistant Features in 'Pahrump Hills' Outcrop
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Add Image to Favorite List 2014-09-26 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
THEMIS
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This image captured by NASA's 2001 Mars Odyssey spacecraft spans Candor Chasma.
PIA18724:
Candor Chasma
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Add Image to Favorite List 2014-09-29 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
THEMIS
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This image captured by NASA's 2001 Mars Odyssey spacecraft shows layering in the south polar cap.
PIA18727:
South Pole Layers
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Add Image to Favorite List 2014-09-30 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
THEMIS
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This image from NASA's 2001 Mars Odyssey spacecraft shows dark slope streaks on the inner rim of an unnamed crater in Amazonis Planitia.
PIA18728:
Dark Slope Streaks
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Add Image to Favorite List 2014-10-01 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
THEMIS
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This image captured by NASA's 2001 Mars Odyssey spacecraft spans from Tithonium Chasma (top of image) to Ius Chasma (bottom of image).
PIA18729:
Valles Marineris
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Add Image to Favorite List 2014-09-24 Mercury MESSENGER
MDIS - Wide Angle
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The Butterfly Vent
PIA18721:
The Butterfly Vent
Full Resolution:     TIFF (4.776 MB)     JPEG (188.5 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 2014-09-26 Mercury MESSENGER
MDIS - Narrow Angle
MDIS - Wide Angle
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Calibrating Vivaldi
PIA18725:
Calibrating Vivaldi
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Add Image to Favorite List 2014-09-29 Mercury MESSENGER
MDIS - Wide Angle
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A Quiet Night Thought
PIA18726:
A Quiet Night Thought
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Add Image to Favorite List 2014-10-01 Mercury MESSENGER
MDIS - Wide Angle
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Sweet Soul Sister
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Sweet Soul Sister
Full Resolution:     TIFF (4.044 MB)     JPEG (192.3 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 2014-09-29 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
Imaging Science Subsystem - Wide Angle
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Saturn's many cloud patterns, swept along by high-speed winds, look as if they were painted on by some eager alien artist in this image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA18280:
Painted Saturn
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Add Image to Favorite List 2014-09-29 Titan Cassini-Huygens
Radar Mapper
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These three images, created from NASA's Cassini Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) data, show the appearance and evolution of a mysterious feature in Ligeia Mare, one of the largest hydrocarbon seas on Saturn's moon Titan.
PIA18430:
Mysterious Changing Feature in Ligeia Mare
Full Resolution:     TIFF (1.318 MB)     JPEG (124.8 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 2014-10-01 Titan Cassini-Huygens
Imaging Science Subsystem - Wide Angle
Visual and Infrared Mapping Spectrometer
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These two views of Saturn's moon Titan show the southern polar vortex, a huge, swirling cloud that was first observed by NASA's Cassini spacecraft in 2012.
PIA18431:
Spectral Map of Titan with Polar Vortex
Full Resolution:     TIFF (2.795 MB)     JPEG (41.83 kB)
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