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Best Space Photos of the Week — March 21, 2015

Amazing Auroras: Breathtaking Northern Lights Photos of 2015

Shawn Malone/LakeSuperiorPhoto

Astrophotographer Shawn Malone sent in a photo of the auroral display of March 17, 2015, taken in northern Michigan. [Read the Full Story]

Glowing Green: Comet Lovejoy Shines in Stargazer Photo

Miguel Claro/www.miguelclaro.com

Astrophotographer Miguel Claro took the image from Juromenha, Dark Sky Alqueva Reserve, Portugal on Jan. 11, 2015. [Read the Full Story]

Venus, Mars and the Moon: Amazing Reader Photos

On Feb. 20, 2015, the planets Venus and Mars joined Earth's moon to create a dazzling sight in the night sky. See photos of the triple conjunction by Space.com readers in our gallery here. [Read the Full Story]

The Moon, Venus and Mars Over Manhattan Skyline

On Feb. 20, 2015, the planets Venus and Mars joined Earth's moon to create a dazzling sight in the night sky. See photos of the triple conjunction by Space.com readers in our gallery here. [Read the Full Story]

Moon Crater from Giant Lunar Crash in 2013 Finally Found (Video)

NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center/Arizona State University

A moon-orbiting NASA spacecraft has spotted the crater produced by one of the most powerful explosions ever observed on the lunar surface. [Read the Full Story]

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