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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-02-18 Titan Cassini-Huygens
Radar Mapper
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This frame from an animation shows NASA's Cassini spacecraft approaching Titan. The strips of data on the globe represent areas observed with NASA's Cassini radar instrument.
PIA07369:
Cassini Radar Titan Movie Animation Icon
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-03-01 Spitzer Space Telescope
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This artist's concept demonstrates that an invisible galaxy shrouded in dust can become glaringly bright when viewed in infrared light.
PIA07396:
Invisible Galaxies Come to Life! (Artist Concept) Animation Icon
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-03-03 Mimas Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Narrow Angle
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Mimas, a little moon of Saturn with a big crater, is the star of this image, a frame from a movie consisting of 37 individual frames taken over 20 minutes, while NASA's Cassini spacecraft remained sharply pointed at the icy worldlet.
PIA06198:
Mimas On the Move Animation Icon
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-03-03 Dione Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Narrow Angle
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In this frame from a movie, NASA's Cassini spacecraft pointed its cameras toward Saturn's moon Dione to witness its distant sibling moon Rhea briefly pass behind in a series of 32 individual frames taken over 17 minutes.
PIA06199:
Cassini's Private Eclipse Animation Icon
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-03-09 Mars Mars Exploration Rover (MER)
Navigation Camera
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During this period, NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Spirit covered about 80 meters (262 feet) in its climb toward 'Cumberland Ridge' in the 'Columbia Hills.' The terrain shown has many rocks.
PIA07448:
Spirit Drive Animation, Sols 365 to 390 Animation Icon
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-03-21 Janus Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Narrow Angle
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Saturn's icy, impact-riddled moon Mimas slips briefly in front of Saturn's moon Janus in this frame from a movie from NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA06221:
Mimas Occults Janus Animation Icon
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-04-08 Titan Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Wide Angle
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This fascinating movie from NASA's Cassini spacecraft shows the changing shapes of features in the outer haze layers of Titan's atmosphere.
PIA06223:
Titan's Shifting Hazes Animation Icon
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-04-20 HD 69830 Spitzer Space Telescope
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This artist's concept shows what the night sky might look like from a hypothetical alien planet in a star system with an asteroid belt 25 times as massive as the one in our own solar system.
PIA07853:
Alien Asteroid Belt Compared to our Own (Artist Concept) Animation Icon
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-04-20 HD 69830 Spitzer Space Telescope
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Evidence for this possible belt was discovered by NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope when it spotted warm dust around the star, presumably from asteroids smashing together. This is an artist's concept.
PIA07854:
Band of Rubble (Artist Concept) Animation Icon
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-04-21 Mars Mars Exploration Rover (MER)
Navigation Camera
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Gusev Dust Devil Movie, Sol 456 (Plain and Isolated)
PIA07860:
Gusev Dust Devil Movie, Sol 456 (Plain and Isolated) Animation Icon
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-04-21 Mars Mars Exploration Rover (MER)
Navigation Camera
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Gusev Dust Devil Movie, Sol 456 (Enhanced)
PIA07861:
Gusev Dust Devil Movie, Sol 456 (Enhanced) Animation Icon
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Navigation Camera
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Gusev Dust Devil Movie, Sol 459 (Plain and Isolated)
PIA07862:
Gusev Dust Devil Movie, Sol 459 (Plain and Isolated) Animation Icon
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Navigation Camera
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Gusev Dust Devil Movie, Sol 459 (Enhanced)
PIA07863:
Gusev Dust Devil Movie, Sol 459 (Enhanced) Animation Icon
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-04-27 Enceladus Cassini-Huygens
Magnetometer
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NASA's Cassini magnetometer instrument detected an atmosphere around Enceladus during the Feb. 17, 2005, flyby and again during a March 9, 2005, flyby. This audio file is based on the data collected from that instrument.
PIA07869:
Sounds of Enceladus Animation Icon
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-05-04 Messier 104 Hubble Space Telescope
Spitzer Space Telescope
IRAC
Visible Light
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NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope set its infrared eyes on one of the most famous objects in the sky, Messier 104, also called the Sombrero galaxy.
PIA07899:
Spitzer Spies Spectacular Sombrero Animation Icon
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-05-09 Mars Mars Exploration Rover (MER)
Navigation Camera
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Dust Devil in Gusev Crater, Sol 445
PIA07924:
Dust Devil in Gusev Crater, Sol 445 Animation Icon
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Navigation Camera
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Dust Devil Near Spirit, Sol 446
PIA07925:
Dust Devil Near Spirit, Sol 446 Animation Icon
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Navigation Camera
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Several Dust Devils in Gusev Crater, Sol 461
PIA07926:
Several Dust Devils in Gusev Crater, Sol 461 Animation Icon
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Navigation Camera
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Dust Devils in Gusev Crater, Sol 463
PIA07927:
Dust Devils in Gusev Crater, Sol 463 Animation Icon
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Navigation Camera
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Large Dust Devil on Horizon, Sol 468
PIA07928:
Large Dust Devil on Horizon, Sol 468 Animation Icon
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-05-10 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Narrow Angle
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NASA's Cassini spacecraft's celestial sleuthing has paid off with this time-lapse series of images which confirmed earlier suspicions that a small moon was orbiting within the narrow Keeler gap of Saturn's rings.
PIA06238:
Discovery of the Wavemaker (animation) Animation Icon
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-05-24 Mars Mars Exploration Rover (MER)
Hazcam
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Spirit Arm Movements for Mosaic of
PIA07982:
Spirit Arm Movements for Mosaic of "Keystone" Animation Icon
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-05-24 Mars Mars Exploration Rover (MER)
Hazcam
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The left front wheel of NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity made slow but steady progress through soft dune material in this image taken by the rover's front hazard identification camera over a period of several days.
PIA07983:
Slow Progress in Dune (Left Front Wheel) Animation Icon
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Hazcam
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The right front wheel of NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity made slow but steady progress through soft dune material in this image taken by the rover's front hazard identification camera over a period of several days.
PIA07984:
Slow Progress in Dune (Right Front Wheel) Animation Icon
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Hazcam
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The right rear wheel of NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity made slow but steady progress through soft dune material in this image taken by the rover's front hazard identification camera over a period of several days.
PIA07985:
Slow Progress in Dune (Right Rear Wheel) Animation Icon
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Hazcam
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The left rear wheel of NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity made slow but steady progress through soft dune material in this image taken by the rover's front hazard identification camera over a period of several days.
PIA07986:
Slow Progress in Dune (Left Rear Wheel) Animation Icon
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-05-30 Carina Nebula Spitzer Space Telescope
IRAC
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These false-color image taken by NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope shows the 'South Pillar' region of the star-forming region called the Carina Nebula.
PIA03515:
All Pillars Point to Eta Animation Icon
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-05-31 Mars Mars Exploration Rover (MER)
Navigation Camera
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Wind-Driven Traveler on Mars (Spirit Sol 486)
PIA07253:
Wind-Driven Traveler on Mars (Spirit Sol 486) Animation Icon
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-05-31 GJ 3685A Galaxy Evolution Explorer (GALEX)
GALEX Telescope
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This image taken by NASA'S Galaxy Evolution Explorer shows one of the largest flares, or star eruptions, ever recorded at ultraviolet wavelengths. This star is called GJ 3685A.
PIA07249:
Dwarf Star Erupts in Giant Flare Animation Icon
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GALEX Telescope
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Since its launch in 2003, NASA's Galaxy Evolution Explorer the space telescope originally designed to observe galaxies across the universe in ultraviolet light has discovered a festive sky blinking with flaring and erupting stars.
PIA07250:
It's Not a Bird or a Plane Animation Icon
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GALEX Telescope
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A group of six streaking objects, the identities of which remain unknown, can be seen here flying across the telescope's sight in this image from NASA's Galaxy Evolution Explorer.
PIA07251:
Surprise Ultraviolet Party in the Sky Animation Icon
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-06-02 Earth Aura
MLS
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This still from an animation created from data from the Microwave Limb Sounder instrument on NASA's Aura spacecraft depicts the complex interaction of chemicals involved in the destruction of ozone during the 2005 Arctic winter.
PIA07255:
Aura Microwave Limb Sounder Animation Illustrating the Interaction Between Temperatures and Chemicals Involved in Ozone Destruction, 2004-2005 Arctic Winter Animation Icon
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-06-02 Tempel 1 Deep Impact
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These artist's concepts illustrate Tempel 1's shape, reflectivity, rotation rate and surface temperature, based on information from NASA's Hubble Space Telescope and Spitzer Space Telescope.
PIA03516:
Space Eyes See Comet Tempel 1 (Artist's Concept) Animation Icon
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-06-10 Cassiopeia A Hubble Space Telescope
Spitzer Space Telescope
IRAC
Visible Light
Chandra X-ray Telescope
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This false-color image from three of NASA's Great Observatories provides one example of a star that died in a fiery supernova blast. Called Cassiopeia A, this supernova remnant is located 10,000 light-years away in the constellation Cassiopeia.
PIA03519:
Cassiopeia A: Death Becomes Her Animation Icon
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-06-28 Titan Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Narrow Angle
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Although it is far too cold for blossoming flowers, summer does bring storm clouds and presumably rain to Titan's south polar region, as shown in the image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA06241:
Clouds in the Distance Animation Icon
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-06-28 Tempel 1 Deep Impact
Medium Resolution Instrument (MRI)
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These images shows comet Tempel 1 as seen through the clear filter of the medium resolution imager camera on NASA's Deep Impact. The images were acquired between June 22 and June 24, 2005.
PIA02105:
Cometary 'Sneeze' Animation Icon
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-06-29 Mars Express (MEX)
Mars Advanced Radar for Subsurface and Ionosphere Sounding (MARSIS)
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This frame from an animation portrays the unfolding of all three booms making up the antenna for the radar instrument on the European Space Agency's Mars Express orbiter.
PIA08000:
Deployment of Mars Express Radar Antenna Sections (Artist's Concept) Animation Icon
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-07-01 Tempel 1 Deep Impact
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This image is from an animation that chronicles the travels of NASA's Deep Impact spacecraft, from its launch in January of 2005 to its dramatic impact 172 days later with comet Tempel 1.
PIA02106:
The Road to Tempel (Artist's Concept) Animation Icon
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-07-01 Comet Spitzer Space Telescope
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This artist's concept depicts one of the most widely accepted theories pertaining to the origin of comets. This image is courtesy of NASA's Spitzer Science Center at the California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, Calif.
PIA02107:
Genesis of a Comet (Artist's Concept) Animation Icon
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-07-04 Tempel 1 Deep Impact
Medium Resolution Instrument (MRI)
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This image from an animation shows comet Tempel 1 as seen through the clear filter of the medium resolution imager camera on NASA's Deep Impact.
PIA02117:
Journey to a Comet (Animation) Animation Icon
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-07-04 Tempel 1 Deep Impact
Impactor Targeting Sensor (ITS)
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This frame from a movie shows NASA's Deep Impact's impactor probe approaching comet Tempel 1. It is made up of images taken by the probe's impactor targeting sensor in 2005.
PIA02125:
We're Going In! Animation Icon
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-07-04 Tempel 1 Deep Impact
Medium Resolution Instrument (MRI)
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This frame from a movie was taken by Deep Impact's flyby spacecraft shows the flash that occurred when comet Tempel 1 ran over the spacecraft's probe. It was taken by the flyby craft's medium-resolution camera.
PIA02130:
Impactor No More (Animation) Animation Icon
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High Resolution Instrument (HRI)
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NASA's Deep Impact's flyby spacecraft shows the flash that occurred when comet Tempel 1 ran over the spacecraft's probe taken by the high-resolution camera over a period of 40 seconds.
PIA02134:
Capturing the Flash Animation Icon
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Impactor Targeting Sensor (ITS)
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This image shows NASA's Deep Impact's impactor probe approaching comet Tempel 1. It is made up of images taken by the probe's impactor targeting sensor on July 4, 2005. Animation available at the Photojournal.
PIA02135:
One-Way Trip to Tempel Animation Icon
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-07-08 Mars Mars Exploration Rover (MER)
Navigation Camera
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Gust and Dust at Gusev, Sol 495
PIA07138:
Gust and Dust at Gusev, Sol 495 Animation Icon
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Navigation Camera
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Whirlwind Drama During Spirit's 496th Sol
PIA07139:
Whirlwind Drama During Spirit's 496th Sol Animation Icon
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Navigation Camera
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Mars Gusts Blow Toward Spirit
PIA07140:
Mars Gusts Blow Toward Spirit Animation Icon
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-07-11 Tempel 1 Deep Impact
High Resolution Instrument (HRI)
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NASA's Deep Impact's flyby spacecraft took this image after it turned around to capture last shots of a receding comet Tempel 1. Earlier, the mission's probe had smashed into the surface of Tempel 1.
PIA02140:
Tempel Fades into Night Animation Icon
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-07-11 Hyperion Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Narrow Angle
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This frame from a movie sequence provides the record of NASA's Cassini spacecraft's first close brush with Hyperion, Saturn's chaotically tumbling moon.
PIA06243:
Encountering Hyperion (Movie) Animation Icon
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-07-13 Mars Mars Global Surveyor (MGS)
Mars Orbiter Camera (MOC)
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This image from NASA's Mars Global Surveyor shows a variety of circular pits, arcuate scarps, troughs, buttes, and mesas on Mars' south polar cap.
PIA03997:
The Changing South Polar Cap of Mars: 1999-2005 Animation Icon
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-07-13 Cygnus W. M. Keck Observatory
Keck I Telescope
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This frame from an artist's animation shows the view from a hypothetical moon in orbit around the first known planet to reside in a tight-knit triple-star system. HD 188553 Ab is a gas giant planet, about 1.14 times the mass of Jupiter.
PIA03520:
Land of Three Suns (Artist's Concept Animation) Animation Icon
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Keck I Telescope
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This frame from an artist's animation shows the clockwork-like orbits of a triple-star system called HD 188753, which was discovered to harbor a gas giant, or 'hot Jupiter,' planet.
PIA03521:
Circus Family of Stars (Artist's Concept) Animation Icon
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-07-25 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
Radio and Plasma Wave Science Instrument
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Saturn is a source of intense radio emissions, which have been monitored by NASA's Cassini spacecraft. The radio waves are closely related to the auroras near the poles of the planet. These auroras are similar to Earth's northern and southern lights.
PIA07967:
Bizarre Sounds of Saturn's Radio Emissions Animation Icon
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-07-26 Enceladus Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Narrow Angle
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As it swooped past the south pole of Saturn's moon Enceladus on July 14, 2005, NASA's Cassini spacecraft acquired increasingly high-resolution views of this puzzling ice world.
PIA06253:
Zooming In On Enceladus (Movie) Animation Icon
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-08-02 Earth MESSENGER
MDIS - Wide Angle
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NASA's Mercury-bound MESSENGER spacecraft captured several stunning images of Earth during a gravity assist swingby of its home planet on Aug. 2, 2005.
PIA10120:
Earth Departure Movie Animation Icon
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-08-05 Mimas Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Narrow Angle
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This frame from a movie was made of narrow-angle images taken over a period of seven hours during NASA's Cassini spacecraft's close encounter with Saturn's moon Mimas on Aug. 2, 2005.
PIA07710:
Flying Over Mimas Animation Icon
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Navigation Camera
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This image shows several dust devils moving across the plain inside Mars' Gusev Crater. It consists of frames taken by the navigation camera on NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Spirit during the rover's 525th martian day, or sol (June 25, 2005).
PIA04152:
Dust Devils at Gusev, Sol 525 Animation Icon
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Navigation Camera
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This image shows a dust devil seen by NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Spirit on July 2, 2005. The dust-carrying whirlwind is moving across a plain inside Gusev Crater and viewed from Spirit's vantage point on hills rising from the plain.
PIA04153:
Gusev Dust Devil, sol 532 Animation Icon
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Navigation Camera
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This image shows some distant dust devils and one closer one blowing across the floor of Mars' Gusev Crater. It consists of frames taken by the navigation camera on NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Spirit on July 7, 2005.
PIA04154:
Dust Devils at Gusev, Sol 537 Animation Icon
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Navigation Camera
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One dust devil scoots across the center of the view showing a few dust devils inside Mars' Gusev Crater. The image was taken by the navigation camera on NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Spirit during the rover's 543rd martian day, or sol (July 13, 2005).
PIA04155:
Gusev Dust Devil, Sol 543 Animation Icon
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Hazcam
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This image shows dust devils moving across the plain inside Mars' Gusev Crater, as seen with a hazard-identification camera on NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Spirit on July 29, 2005.
PIA04156:
Wide-Angle View of Gusev Dust Devil, Sol 559 Animation Icon
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Navigation Camera
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This image shows several dust devils moving from right to left across a plain inside Mars' Gusev Crater, as seen from the vantage point of NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Spirit in hills rising from the plain on July 13, 2005.
PIA04157:
Sol 568 Dust Devil in Gusev, Unenhanced Animation Icon
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-08-29 Earth Shuttle Radar Topography Mission (SRTM)
C-Band Imaging Radar
X-Band Radar
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The city of New Orleans, situated on the southern shore of Lake Pontchartrain, is shown in this radar image from NASA's Shuttle Radar Topography Mission. In this image bright areas show regions of high radar reflectivity, such as from urban areas.
PIA04174:
New Orleans Topography, Radar Image with Colored Height Animation Icon
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C-Band Imaging Radar
X-Band Radar
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The geography of the New Orleans and Mississippi delta region is well shown in this radar image from NASA's Shuttle Radar Topography Mission. In this image, bright areas show regions of high radar reflectivity, such as from urban areas.
PIA04175:
Mississippi Delta, Radar Image with Colored Height Animation Icon
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-08-31 Earth Terra
MISR
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This anaglyph from the MISR instrument aboard NASA's Terra spacecraft shows the strong convective development of Hurricane Katrina as it moved west through the Gulf of Mexico. 3D glasses are necessary to view this image.
PIA04383:
The Roiling Clouds of Katrina Animation Icon
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-08-31 Enceladus Cassini-Huygens
Composite Infrared Spectrometer
Imaging Science Subsystem
Imaging Science Subsystem - Narrow Angle
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This frame from an animation shows NASA's Cassini spacecraft approaching Saturn's icy moon Enceladus. It shows the highest resolution images obtained of the moon's surface.
PIA03554:
Enceladus Animation Animation Icon
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-09-01 Mars Mars Exploration Rover (MER)
Panoramic Camera
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This approximate true-color panorama was taken by NASA's Spirit rover after it successfully trekked to the top of 'Husband Hill,' in the 'Columbia Hills' of Gusev Crater. The rover left tracks to the left point toward the west.
PIA04184:
Spirit's Spectacular View from the Summit Animation Icon
Full Resolution:     TIFF (170.9 MB)     JPEG (5.75 MB)     QTVR (6.274 MB)
Add Image to Favorite List 2005-09-05 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Narrow Angle
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This frame from a movie sequence from NASA's Cassini spacecraft shows dark drapes in the inner strands of Saturn's F ring caused by the gravitational influence of the shepherd moon Prometheus (102 kilometers, or 63 miles across).
PIA07712:
Shaping the Drapes Animation Icon
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-09-05 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Narrow Angle
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A solitary clump-like feature in Saturn's F ring orbits past in this frame from a movie sequence made from NASA's Cassini images.
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Unidentified F Ring Objects Animation Icon
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-09-11 Mars Mars Exploration Rover (MER)
Panoramic Camera
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Two Moons and the Pleiades from Mars
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Two Moons and the Pleiades from Mars Animation Icon
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-09-15 Mars Mars Exploration Rover (MER)
Hazcam
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This image from NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Spirit shows the last few days of the rover's ascent to the crest of 'Husband Hill' inside Mars' Gusev Crater. The rover was going in reverse.
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Spirit Ascent Movie, Rover's-Eye View Animation Icon
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-09-20 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Wide Angle
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This frame from a movie, shows Saturn's rotation in three different spectral filters, demonstrates NASA's Cassini spacecraft's ability to probe various levels within the planet's outer cloud layers.
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Three Views of Saturn (Animation) Animation Icon
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-09-20 Mars Mars Global Surveyor (MGS)
Mars Orbiter Camera (MOC)
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This image from NASA's Mars Global Surveyor shows a gully on a dune in an unnamed crater in the Hellespontus region of Mars, west of the Hellas Basin.
PIA04290:
New Gullies on Martian Sand Dune
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Mars Orbiter Camera (MOC)
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This image from NASA's Mars Global Surveyor shows pits in Mars' south polar cap are generally circular and in some areas visually resemble a stack of thin slices of Swiss cheese.
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Four Mars Years of South Polar Changes Animation Icon
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-09-22 Earth Shuttle Radar Topography Mission (SRTM)
C-Band Imaging Radar
X-Band Imaging Radar
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The Gulf Coast from the Mississippi Delta through the Texas coast is shown in this satellite image from NASA's Terra spacecraft, and the predicted storm track for Hurricane Rita acquired in February, 2000.
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Hurricane Rita Track
Radar Image with Topographic Overlay
Animation Icon
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-10-13 Earth Landsat
Interferometric Synthetic Aperture Radar
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This illustration depicts synthetic aperature radar patterns of seismic deformations associated with a model earthquake on the San Francisco section of the San Andreas Fault (depicted in yellow).
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New Forecast of San Francisco Earthquake Risk Animation Icon
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-10-14 Mars Mars Exploration Rover (MER)
Hazcam
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This false-color view from NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Spirit taken on Oct 6, 2005 shows a captivating rock outcrop nicknamed 'Hillary' at the summit of 'Husband Hill' after the rover had completed a difficult, rocky ascent.
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Spirit Wiggles into Position Animation Icon
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-10-17 Dione Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Wide Angle
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Zooming in closer and closer, this frame from a movie chronicles NASA's Cassini spacecraft targeted flyby of Dione, with Saturn and its lovely rings forming a dramatic backdrop.
PIA07749:
Ice Moon Rendezvous Animation Icon
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ISS - Narrow Angle
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This brief movie catches Saturn's moon Tethys partially occulting the moon Dione. Images in this frame from a movie sequence were taken in visible light with NASA's Cassini spacecraft's narrow-angle camera on Sept. 11, 2005.
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Tethys Meets Dione (Animation) Animation Icon
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-11-30 Titan Cassini-Huygens
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The artist's concept shows the European Space Agency's Huygens probe descent sequence. The probe was delivered to Saturn's moon Titan by NASA's Cassini spacecraft, which is managed by NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory.
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Huygens Descent Sequence (Artist's Concept) Animation Icon
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Imaging Science Subsystem
Radar Mapper
Visual and Infrared Mapping Spectrometer
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This frame from a movie shows a quick succession of multiple products of Titan's surface from NASA's Cassini orbiter and the European Space Agency's Huygens probe.
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Huygens Landing Site (Animation) Animation Icon
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-12-05 Phobos Mars Exploration Rover (MER)
Panoramic Camera
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NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Spirit observed the Martian moon Phobos entering the shadow of Mars during the night of the rover's 675th sol (Nov. 27, 2005).
PIA03611:
Spirit Movie of Phobos Eclipse, Sol 675 Animation Icon
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ISS - Narrow Angle
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Jets of icy particles burst from Saturn's moon Enceladus in this brief movie sequence of four images taken on Nov. 27, 2005. The discovery of active eruptions on a third outer solar system body is one of the great highlights of NASA's Cassini mission.
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Enceladus Plume Movie Animation Icon
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ISS - Narrow Angle
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Saturn's two-faced moon tilts and rotates for NASA's Cassini spacecraft in this mesmerizing image acquired during the spacecraft's close encounter with Iapetus on Nov. 12, 2005.
PIA07766:
Iapetus Spins and Tilts Animation Icon
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ISS - Narrow Angle
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This frame from an animation show two crescent moons dance around Saturn as far-off Dione slips behind its
sibling moon Rhea. NASA's Cassini spacecraft captured this view on Dec. 5, 2005.
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Rhea Eclipses Dione (Animation) Animation Icon
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-12-22 Earth Stardust
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This frame from an animation shows the return capsule separating from NASA's Stardust
spacecraft.
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Spacecraft -- Capsule Separation (Animation) Animation Icon
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-12-22 Stardust
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This frame from a movie from NASA's Stardust shows rehearsal of the initial processing of the sample return capsule when it is taken to a temporary cleanroom at Utah's Test and Training Range.
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Rehearsal: Sample Canister in Cleanroom (Animation) Animation Icon
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This shows images from NASA's Stardust taken through infrared range cameras during a recovery simulation at the Utah Test and Training Range on Dec 13, 2005.
Infrared cameras will track the landing.
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Rehearsal: Infrared Views of Landing and Retrieval (Animation) Animation Icon
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This frame from an animation illustrates the path NASA's Stardust return capsule will follow once it enters Earth's atmosphere.
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Entry, Descent, Landing Animation (Animation) Animation Icon
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-12-22 Earth Stardust
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This frame from an animation illustrates the orbit path of NASA's Stardust spacecraft.
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Spacecraft Trajectory (Animation) Animation Icon
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This is an artist's interpretation of the area surrounding Huygens landing site, based on images and data returned Jan. 14, 2005. The Cassini-Huygens mission is a cooperative project of NASA, the European Space Agency and the Italian Space Agency.
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Huygens Landing Site Revisited (Animation - Artist's Concept) Animation Icon
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ISS - Narrow Angle
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The tumbling and irregularly shaped moon Hyperion rotates away from NASA's Cassini spacecraft in this image taken during a 

distant encounter on Dec. 23, 2005. Hyperion (174 miles across) is covered with closely packed and deeply etched pits.
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Rough and Tumble Hyperion (Movie) Animation Icon
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-02-10 Titan Cassini-Huygens
Visual and Infrared Mapping Spectrometer
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This frame from a movie of Titan shows data taken with NASA's Cassini's visual and infrared mapping spectrometer during the last three flybys of Titan.
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An Infrared Movie of Titan Animation Icon
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-03-16 Spitzer Space Telescope
IRAC
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This infrared image from NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope shows a galaxy that appears to be sizzling hot, with huge plumes of smoke swirling around it. The galaxy is known as Messier 82 or the 'Cigar galaxy.'
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Smokin' Hot Galaxy (animation) Animation Icon
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-04-05 Spitzer Space Telescope
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This artist's concept depicts a type of dead star called a pulsar and the surrounding disk of rubble discovered by NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope. The pulsar, called 4U 0142+61, was once a massive star until about 100,000 years ago.
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Stellar Rubble May be Planetary Building Blocks (Artist Concept) Animation Icon
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-04-24 M82 Galaxy Hubble Space Telescope
Spitzer Space Telescope
Chandra X-ray Telescope
Infrared Array Camera (IRAC)
Visible Light
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NASA's Spitzer, Hubble and Chandra space observatories teamed up to create this multi-wavelength, false-colored view of the M82 galaxy. The lively 
portrait celebrates Hubble's 'sweet sixteen' birthday.
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Great Observatories Present Rainbow of a Galaxy Animation Icon
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-05-03 Titan Cassini-Huygens
Imaging Science Subsystem
Radar Mapper
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This frame from a movie shows how data from two different instruments on NASA's Cassini spacecraft can be combined to give an integrated view of Titan's surface.
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Comparing Notes on Titan -- Radar & Imaging Science Subsystem Animation Icon
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-05-04 Titan Cassini-Huygens
Descent Imager/Spectral Radiometer
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This image is from data collected during the 147-minute plunge through Titan's thick orange-brown atmosphere to a soft sandy riverbed by the European Space Agency's Huygens Descent Imager/Spectral Radiometer on Jan. 14, 2005.
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A View from Huygens - Jan. 14, 2005 Animation Icon
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-05-04 Titan Cassini-Huygens
Descent Imager/Spectral Radiometer
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This frame from a movie, built with data collected during the ESA's Huygens probe on Jan. 14, 2005, shows the operation of the Descent Imager/Spectral Radiometer camera during its descent and after touchdown. The camera was funded by NASA.
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Titan Descent Data Movie with Bells and Whistles Animation Icon
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-06-05 Messier 31 Spitzer Space Telescope
IRAC
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This image shows the Andromeda galaxy, first as seen in visible light by the National Optical Astronomy Observatory, then as seen in infrared by NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope.
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Fade to Red Animation Icon
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