Astronomy Picture of The Day provides spectacular images of astronomical objects taken by astrophotographers and space missions.

Abell 370: Galaxy Cluster Gravitational Lens

What are those strange arcs? What are those strange arcs?


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Horsehead and Orion Nebulas

Horsehead and Orion Nebulas Horsehead and Orion Nebulas


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M106: A Spiral Galaxy with a Strange Center

What's happening at the center of spiral galaxy M106? What's happening at the center of spiral galaxy M106?


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NGC 3324 in Carina

NGC 3324 in Carina NGC 3324 in Carina


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A View Toward M101

Big, beautiful spiral galaxy M101 is one of the last Big, beautiful spiral galaxy M101 is one of the last


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Perseverance Valley Panorama

Mars exploration rover Mars exploration rover


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Highlights of the North Spring Sky

Highlights of the North Spring Sky Highlights of the North Spring Sky


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