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Chandra Observatory reveals the awesome might of the black hole

One of the most powerful black holes in the observable universe has been revealed by NASA's Chandra X-Ray Observatory.

By January 23, 2014

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Ye gods! Royal Observatory chooses best space pics

From galaxies to moonrises, the Astronomy Photographer of the Year images offer stunning views of the universe.

By September 24, 2013

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Sun-watching observatory turns 3 (pictures)

The atmospheric imaging assembly has captured a shot of the sun every 12 seconds, in 10 different wavelengths, for the past three years.

22 Images By April 23, 2013

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A flying telescope? Observing NASA's SOFIA airborne observatory

NASA gives tours of its Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy, or SOFIA, a modified Boeing 747 that offers up unprecedented clarity for Earth-based telescopes.

By October 17, 2011

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NASA Solar Dynamics Observatory turns 1 (photos)

As it marks its first year in space, the spacecraft keeps sending back stunning, detailed images in an effort to better understand the sun's influence on Earth.

14 Images By February 14, 2011

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NASA spots Washington mudslide from space

Satellite shots from the Earth Observatory show the stunning scope of the mudslide that claimed lives and homes in the remote town of Oso, Wash.

By March 26, 2014

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Invisible parts of the sun revealed in NASA video

The Solar Dynamics Observatory has the ability to stare at the sun without going blind, and it captures all kinds of colorful activity in the process.

By December 18, 2013

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NASA captures stunning galaxy collision 60M light-years away

The Chandra X-ray Observatory delivers astrophysicists another breathtaking first by capturing a dwarf galaxy smashing into a large spiral one.

By August 15, 2013

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Beautiful timelapse shows dance of the galaxy

Astrophotographer Stéphane Guisard has created a gorgeous timelapse of the galactic centre using images from the Paranal Observatory in Chile.

By June 20, 2013

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NASA spots giant black hole rejecting food

Astronomers at the Chandra X-ray Observatory explain why the black hole at the heart of the Milky Way galaxy doesn't consume everything in sight.

By August 31, 2013