Money for Moon Images: Lunar Photos Project Seeks Public Support
The nonprofit Lunar Orbiter Image Recovery Project needs public funding help to continue its moon photo project. Find out how to help and why. [Full Story]
When You're in the Milky Way
The 3.58-meter New Technology Telescope (NTT), located at ESO’s La Silla Observatory in Chile, stands against the southern sky. The Milky Way appears as a hazy stripe across the sky. Also, the Large Magellanic Cloud appears to the right of the telescope. [See More Images]
Bright Lights, Big Comet
Astrophotographer Douglas S. Brown sent in a photo of Comet Pan-STARRS taken on March 13, 2013, from Mt. Woodson, just east of San Diego, shooting over the Pacific Ocean. [See More Images]
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