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The Milky way & Moeraki Boulders, New Zeland

The Milky way & Moeraki Boulders, New Zeland

January 25, 2012, through May 25 in Tromsoe in northern Norway from Tuesday night, a bright aurora was observed.  The effects of magnetic storms, aurora is likely widespread occurrence of

January 25, 2012, through May 25 in Tromsoe in northern Norway from Tuesday night, a bright aurora was observed. The effects of magnetic storms, aurora is likely widespread occurrence of

Halemaumau vent,  with the Milky Way overhead

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Halemaumau vent, with the Milky Way overhead

It's that time of year when spooky things are hiding around every corner. And in this supernova remnant hides a pulsar called SXP 1062.

It's that time of year when spooky things are hiding around every corner. And in this supernova remnant hides a pulsar called SXP 1062.

"I kept getting distracted by the quality and beauty of the images," says Mark Robinson, who spearheaded the project to digitize the Gemini images. As a lunar scientist, he was particularly struck by this photo of a full moon over the Pacific, taken by the Gemini 7 crew. "From a historical point of view, that was their goal," he says. "They were learning how to work and fly in space, to get to the moon. What an appropriate image this is."  Photo: NASA/JSC/Arizona State University

"I kept getting distracted by the quality and beauty of the images," says Mark Robinson, who spearheaded the project to digitize the Gemini images. As a lunar scientist, he was particularly struck by this photo of a full moon over the Pacific, taken by the Gemini 7 crew. "From a historical point of view, that was their goal," he says. "They were learning how to work and fly in space, to get to the moon. What an appropriate image this is." Photo: NASA/JSC/Arizona State University

NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope is shown in this handout photo released by NASA April 24, 2012. The telescope has revealed that the Sombrero galaxy, named after its appearance in visible light to a wide-brimmed hat is in fact two galaxies in one according to NASA

Pictures of the year 2012: space

NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope is shown in this handout photo released by NASA April 24, 2012. The telescope has revealed that the Sombrero galaxy, named after its appearance in visible light to a wide-brimmed hat is in fact two galaxies in one according to NASA

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The Milky Way arcs over Aspen, Colorado, in this composite picture by Thomas OBrien. He stitched together 24 shots - the shutter was open for about 25 seconds each exposure.

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