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Press Room - Image Gallery: all 2005

NGC 2264 (Christmas Tree Cluster)
December 22, 2005A Holiday Gift from Space: Spitzer Photographs Christmas Tree ClusterNGC 2264 (Christmas Tree Cluster)
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NGC 2264 (Christmas Tree cluster)
December 22, 2005A Holiday Gift from Space: Spitzer Photographs Christmas Tree ClusterNGC 2264 (Christmas Tree cluster)
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NGC 2264 (Christmas Tree cluster)
December 22, 2005A Holiday Gift from Space: Spitzer Photographs Christmas Tree ClusterNGC 2264 (Christmas Tree cluster)
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supernova
December 21, 2005Flashes from the Past: Echoes from Ancient Supernovaesupernova
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supernova
December 21, 2005Flashes from the Past: Echoes from Ancient Supernovaesupernova
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hypothetical solar system
November 29, 2005Planet-sized Brown Dwarf May Yield Miniature Solar Systemhypothetical solar system
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Einstein
November 17, 2005Einstein's Rings in SpaceEinstein's rings
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NGC 1333
November 15, 2005Spitzer Harvests Dozens of New StarsNGC 1333
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NGC 1333
November 15, 2005Spitzer Harvests Dozens of New StarsNGC 1333
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W5 region
November 09, 2005Spitzer Captures Cosmic "Mountains of Creation"W5 region
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W5 region
November 09, 2005Spitzer Captures Cosmic "Mountains of Creation"W5 region
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mountains of creation
November 09, 2005Spitzer Captures Cosmic "Mountains of Creation"mountains of creation
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mountains of creation
November 09, 2005Spitzer Captures Cosmic "Mountains of Creation"mountains of creation
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L1448 and L1451
November 03, 2005Cosmic Cloudshine: Its Beauty Is More Than Skin DeepL1448 and L1451
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L1448
November 03, 2005Cosmic Cloudshine: Its Beauty Is More Than Skin DeepL1448
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L1014 cosmic cloud
October 04, 2005It Takes Three Smithsonian Observatories To Decipher One Mystery ObjectL1014 cosmic cloud
infrared/optical/submillimeter 
black hole animation
October 03, 2005Black Holes Aren't So Blackblack hole animation
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black hole animation
October 03, 2005Black Holes Aren't So Blackblack hole animation
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gamma-ray burst
September 22, 2005Ferreting Out The First Starsgamma-ray burst
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gamma-ray burst
September 22, 2005Ferreting Out The First Starsgamma-ray burst
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IRAS 20126+4104
September 20, 2005First Baby Photo of Stellar TwinsIRAS 20126+4104
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solar flare
September 12, 2005Northern Lights Should Shine Tonightsolar flare
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Pulsar B1508+55
August 31, 2005Fastest Pulsar Speeding Out of Galaxy, Astronomers DiscoverPulsar B1508+55
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massive star
August 31, 2005How to Build a Big Starmassive star
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Whipple Observatory
July 20, 2005Rain Extinguishes Arizona FireWhipple Observatory
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MMT Observatory
July 20, 2005Rain Extinguishes Arizona FireMMT Observatory
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protoplanetary disk
July 18, 2005Astronomers Debate Whether Oldest Known Dust Disk Will Ever Form Planetsprotoplanetary disk
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Submillimeter Wave Astronomy Satellite (SWAS)
June 28, 2005Hibernating Spacecraft Awakens for Comet Impact MissionSubmillimeter Wave Astronomy Satellite (SWAS)
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TW Hydrae
June 24, 2005Detour: Planetary Construction Zone AheadTW Hydrae
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Messier 81
June 20, 2005Giovanni Fazio Receives Prestigious NASA AwardMessier 81
Infrared Image 
Ring Nebula
June 20, 2005Giovanni Fazio Receives Prestigious NASA AwardRing Nebula
Infrared Image 
Dr. Giovanni Fazio
June 20, 2005Giovanni Fazio Receives Prestigious NASA AwardDr. Giovanni Fazio
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Comet Tempel 1
June 16, 2005Observing the Solar System in Submillimeter WavelengthsComet Tempel 1
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Herbig-Haro 211
June 15, 2005SMA Stares Into the Throat of a Cosmic JetHerbig-Haro 211
Submillimeter Image 
protoplanetary disks
June 14, 2005SMA Confirms Proto-Planetary Systems are Common in the Galaxyprotoplanetary disks
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protoplanetary disks
June 14, 2005SMA Confirms Proto-Planetary Systems are Common in the Galaxyprotoplanetary disks
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proplyds
June 14, 2005SMA Confirms Proto-Planetary Systems are Common in the Galaxyproplyds
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galaxy GN20
June 13, 2005The Submillimeter Array: Studying the Past, Pioneering the Futuregalaxy GN20
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Atacama Large Millimeter Array (ALMA)
June 13, 2005The Submillimeter Array: Studying the Past, Pioneering the FutureAtacama Large Millimeter Array (ALMA)
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Submillimeter Array (SMA)
June 13, 2005The Submillimeter Array: Studying the Past, Pioneering the FutureSubmillimeter Array (SMA)
facility 
supernova 1987A
June 06, 2005Exploding Star Left No Visible Coresupernova 1987A
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supernova 1987A
June 06, 2005Exploding Star Left No Visible Coresupernova 1987A
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exoplanet
May 23, 2005Amateur and Professional Astronomers Team to Find New Planetexoplanet
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gamma-ray burst
May 11, 2005Robotic Telescope Penetrates Heart of Universe's Most Powerful Explosiongamma-ray burst
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Dr. Faith Vilas
April 25, 2005New Director of MMT Observatory AppointedDr. Faith Vilas
person 
Sedna
April 05, 2005Case of Sedna's Missing Moon SolvedSedna
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Sedna
April 05, 2005Case of Sedna's Missing Moon SolvedSedna
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TrES-1
March 22, 2005First Direct Detection of Light From Extrasolar PlanetsTrES-1
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TrES-1
March 22, 2005First Direct Detection of Light From Extrasolar PlanetsTrES-1
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March 09, 2005Young Universe Looks Like "Vegetable Soup"
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early universe
March 09, 2005Young Universe Looks Like "Vegetable Soup"early universe
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spiral galaxy M33
March 03, 2005Astronomers Measure Slowest Motion Across The Skyspiral galaxy M33
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magnetar SGR 1806-20
February 18, 2005Blast Affected Earth From Halfway Across The Milky Waymagnetar SGR 1806-20
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magnetar SGR 1806-20
February 18, 2005Blast Affected Earth From Halfway Across The Milky Waymagnetar SGR 1806-20
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magnetar SGR 1806-20
February 18, 2005Blast Affected Earth From Halfway Across The Milky Waymagnetar SGR 1806-20
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stellar outcast
February 08, 2005First Stellar Outcast Discovered by Astronomersstellar outcast
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stellar outcast
February 08, 2005First Stellar Outcast Discovered by Astronomersstellar outcast
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brown dwarf OTS 44
February 07, 2005Tiny Brown Dwarf's Disk May Form Miniature Solar Systembrown dwarf OTS 44
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brown dwarf OTS 44
February 07, 2005Tiny Brown Dwarf's Disk May Form Miniature Solar Systembrown dwarf OTS 44
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brown dwarf OTS 44
February 07, 2005Tiny Brown Dwarf's Disk May Form Miniature Solar Systembrown dwarf OTS 44
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magnetar
January 28, 2005Biggest Stars Produce Strongest Magnetsmagnetar
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magnetar
January 28, 2005Biggest Stars Produce Strongest Magnetsmagnetar
radio / x-ray 
galactic center
January 10, 2005See-through Galaxy: Revealing the Milky Way's Centergalactic center
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galactic center
January 10, 2005See-through Galaxy: Revealing the Milky Way's Centergalactic center
infrared / x-ray 
galactic center
January 10, 2005See-through Galaxy: Revealing the Milky Way's Centergalactic center
Infrared Image 
galactic center
January 10, 2005See-through Galaxy: Revealing the Milky Way's Centergalactic center
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binary system GRS1915+105
January 10, 2005Going Beyond Einstein: Spacetime Wave Orbits Black Holebinary system GRS1915+105
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black hole
January 10, 2005Going Beyond Einstein: Spacetime Wave Orbits Black Holeblack hole
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