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Red Nebula: N81 - Starbirth in the SMC
Credit: Mohammad Heydari-Malayeri (Paris Observatory, France), and NASA/ESA

Stargazers: Galileo Galilei
Credit: Courtesy of American Institute of Physics

It?s AWESOME! Introduction

Main Graphic: Giant Stellar Nursery (NGC 604)
Credit: H. Yang (UIUC), HST, NASA

Cosmic Calendar: The Universe in One Year

March: Milky Way (Galaxy M83)
Credit: ©Anglo-Australian Observatory; Photo by Davd Malin

August: Sun
Credit: EIT - SOHO Consortium, ESA, NASA

September: Steeprock
Credit: ©1999 Daniel Moore

November: Trimastix pyriformis
Credit: ©1994-2000 by Charles J. O'Kelly and Tim Littlejohn.

December 20: Acanthostega
Credit: by Eliot Goldfinger ©American Museum of Natural History

December 21: Libellula quadrimaculata
Credit: © GH Mahoney 1994

December 24: Plateosaurus
Credit: Courtesy of the American Museum of Natural History.

December 25: Dimetridon
Credit: Courtesy of the American Museum of Natural History.

December 27: Colorarcheaopteryx
Credit: Courtesy of the American Museum of Natural History.

Light Years

Hubble Space Telescope Image
Credit: NASA

Moon
Credit: Galileo Project, Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL)/NASA

Sun
Credit: EIT (Extreme ultraviolet Imaging Telescope) - SOHO (Solar and Heliospheric Observatory) Consortium, ESA (European Space Agency), NASA

Saturn
Credit: Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL)/NASA

Light Years: Telescope As Time Machine

Proxima Centauri
Credit: PRC99-08: Space Telescope Science Institute, Hubble Heritage Team (AURA/STScl/NASA)

Sirius
Credit: ROSAT, MPE, NASA, Courtesy Skyview; ©University of Leicester

Pleiades (M45)
Credit: ©Royal Obsevatory Edinbugh/Anglo-Austrailian Observatory; Photograph from UK Schmidt Plates by David Malin

Orion Nebula
Credit: Orion Nebula Mosaic HST WFPC2-PRC95-45a -ST Scl-OPO; C.R. O'Dell and S.K. Wong(Rice University), NASA

Crab Nebula (M1)
Credit: ©Malin/Pasachoff/Caltech

Andromeda (Galaxy M31)
Credit: ©Jason Ware

Hubble Deep Field (PRC96-01a - ST Scl OPO)
Credit: R. Williams (ST Scl), NASA

Galaxy Tour

Spiral Galaxy (NGC 4414)
Credit: W. Freedman (Carnigie Obs.), L. Frattare (STScI) et al., & the Hubble Heritage Team (AURA/ STScI/ NASA)

Elliptical Galaxy
Credit: D. Hunter (Lowel Observatory), Z. Levay (STScl)

Irregular Galaxy (M87)
Credit: ©Anglo-Australian Observatory; Photo by David Malin

Milky Way (Top View)
Credit: ©Anglo-Australian Observatory; Photo by David Malin

Milky Way (Side View)
Credit: DIRBE, COBE, NASA

Large Magellanic Cloud
Credit:©D. Malin (AAO), AATB, ROE, UKS Telescope

Small Magellanic Cloud:
Credit:©D. Malin (AAO), AATB, ROE, UKS Telescope

Andromeda Galaxy (Galaxy M31)
Credit: ©Jason Ware

Virgo Cluster Galaxies
Credit: Photograph made from plates taken with the UK Schmidt Telescope. Color photography by David Malin. ©Anglo-Australian Telescope Board

The Sombrero Galaxy (M104)
Credit: T. Boroson (NOAO /USGP), W. Keel (UA), KPNO

Siamese Twins (NGC 4567.4568)
Credit: Yuuji Kitahara

Polar Ring Galaxy (NGC 4650A)
Credit: Hubble Heritage Team (AURA/STScI/ NASA)

Hubble Deep Field (STScI-PRC96-01a: January 15, 1996)
Credit: R. Williams and the HDF Team (ST ScI) and NASA

Stargazers

Nicolaus Copernicus
Credit: Courtesy of Nicholas Copernicus Museum at Frombork

Tycho Brahe
Credit: Copyright Museum of the History of Science, Oxford

Johannes Kepler
Credit: Courtesy of American Institute of Physics

Galileo Galilei
Credit: Courtesy of American Institute of Physics

Isaac Newton
Credit: Courtesy of American Institute of Physics

Albert Einstein
Credit: Courtesy of American Institute of Physics

Edwin Hubble
Credit: Courtesy of American Institute of Physics

Georges Lemaître
Credit: Courtesy of American Institute of Physics

Arno Penzias and Robert Wilson
Courtesy of American Institute of Physics

 


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