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Astronomy Picture of the Day

shows daily (back to June 16 1995) a different image or photograph of the universe along with a brief explanation written by a professional astronomer. (National Aeronautics and Space Administration)

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Interesting Fact:

From afar, it looks like an Eagle. However, the Eagle Nebula shows the bright region is actually a window into the center of a larger dark shell of dust. Through this window, a brightly-lit workshop appears where a whole open cluster of stars is being formed.
Red Moon Triple -- Credit & Copyright: Fred Espenak

Red Moon Triple

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