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Press Room - Image Gallery: all 2006

Robert C. Byrd Green Bank Telescope (GBT)
December 01, 2006Negative Vibes From SpaceRobert C. Byrd Green Bank Telescope (GBT)
instrument 
black hole
November 20, 2006Spinning Black Hole Pushes the Limitblack hole
Artist's Conception 
black hole diagram
November 20, 2006Spinning Black Hole Pushes the Limitblack hole diagram
Artist's Conception 
solar corona
October 31, 2006The Spooky Sunsolar corona
X-ray Image 
solar corona
October 31, 2006The Spooky Sunsolar corona
X-ray Image 
Andromeda
October 18, 2006Busted! Astronomers Nab Culprit in Galactic Hit-and-RunAndromeda
Infrared Image 
Andromeda
October 18, 2006Busted! Astronomers Nab Culprit in Galactic Hit-and-RunAndromeda
Infrared Image 
Andromeda
October 18, 2006Busted! Astronomers Nab Culprit in Galactic Hit-and-RunAndromeda
Infrared Image 
super-Earth
October 11, 2006Some Super-Earths Form in Super Snowstormssuper-Earth
Artist's Conception 
artist
September 19, 2006Scientists Snap Images of First Brown Dwarf in Planetary Systemartist's concept of the star HD 3651
Artist's Conception 
Brown Dwarfs
September 19, 2006Scientists Snap Images of First Brown Dwarf in Planetary SystemBrown Dwarfs
Infrared Image 
Earth
September 14, 2006Astronomers Reveal First Alien I.D. ChartEarth's early atmosphere
Artist's Conception 
HAT-P-1
September 14, 2006Strange New Planet Baffles AstronomersHAT-P-1
Artist's Conception 
HAT-P-1
September 14, 2006Strange New Planet Baffles AstronomersHAT-P-1
Artist's Conception 
artist
September 08, 2006Massive Planet Found by Astronomers Using Novel Network of Tiny Telescopesartist's conception of TrES-2
Artist's Conception 
artist
September 08, 2006Massive Planet Found by Astronomers Using Novel Network of Tiny Telescopesartist's conception of TrES-2
Artist's Conception 
Orion Nebula
August 14, 2006NASA's Spitzer Reveals New Wonders in the Familiar Orion NebulaOrion Nebula
Composite Infrared and Optical Image 
Orion Nebula
August 14, 2006NASA's Spitzer Reveals New Wonders in the Familiar Orion NebulaOrion Nebula
Infrared Image 
NGC 1333  IRAS 4A
August 10, 2006"Hourglass Figure" Points to Magnetic Field's Role in Star FormationNGC 1333 IRAS 4A
Infrared Image 
NGC 1333 IRAS 4A
August 10, 2006"Hourglass Figure" Points to Magnetic Field's Role in Star FormationNGC 1333 IRAS 4A
Submillimeter Image 
RS Ophiuchi
July 19, 2006Stellar Explosion Portends Bigger Blast To ComeRS Ophiuchi
Artist's Conception 
RS Ophiuchi
July 19, 2006Stellar Explosion Portends Bigger Blast To ComeRS Ophiuchi
Radio Image 
Triangulum galaxy (M33)
June 14, 2006Milky Way's Sister Galaxy Shines in New PortraitTriangulum galaxy (M33)
Optical Image 
Andromeda galaxy
June 05, 2006Andromeda Adrift in Sea of Dust in New Spitzer ImageAndromeda galaxy
Infrared Image 
Jupiter-mass object
June 05, 2006Jupiter's "Big Brother" Has Moon-Forming Dust DiskJupiter-mass object
Artist's Conception 
dwarf galaxy
May 17, 2006When Dwarfs Gave Way to Giantsdwarf galaxy
Artist's Conception 
super-Earth orbiting red dwarf star
March 13, 2006Super-Earths May Be Three Times More Common Than Jupiterssuper-Earth orbiting red dwarf star
Artist's Conception 
merger of two neutron stars
January 31, 2006Neutron Star Swaps Lead to Short Gamma-Ray Burstsmerger of two neutron stars
Artist's Conception 
M15 with double neutron star system, M15C
January 31, 2006Neutron Star Swaps Lead to Short Gamma-Ray BurstsM15 with double neutron star system, M15C
Optical Image 
Galactic globular cluster M15
January 31, 2006Neutron Star Swaps Lead to Short Gamma-Ray BurstsGalactic globular cluster M15
Optical Image 
extrasolar planet
January 30, 2006Most Milky Way Stars Are Singleextrasolar planet
Artist's Conception 
SDSS J091759.5+672238
January 26, 2006Two Exiled Stars Are Leaving Our Galaxy ForeverSDSS J091759.5+672238
Optical Image 
SDSS J091301.0+305120
January 26, 2006Two Exiled Stars Are Leaving Our Galaxy ForeverSDSS J091301.0+305120
Optical Image 
Exiled stars speeding out of the Milky Way
January 26, 2006Two Exiled Stars Are Leaving Our Galaxy ForeverExiled stars speeding out of the Milky Way
Artist's Conception 
Merger of two black holes
January 12, 2006Growing Supermassive Black Holes from SeedsMerger of two black holes
Artist's Conception 
nucleus of NGC 3079
January 12, 2006New Maser Measurements Trace Detail in Active Galactic Corenucleus of NGC 3079
Submillimeter Image 
spiral galaxy NGC 3079
January 12, 2006New Maser Measurements Trace Detail in Active Galactic Corespiral galaxy NGC 3079
Composite X-ray and Optical Image 
Cosmic tornado
January 12, 2006Cosmic Jet Looks Like Giant Tornado in SpaceCosmic tornado
Infrared Image 
Grand Nebula in Cassiopeia
January 11, 2006Astronomers Spot The Great Orion Nebula's SuccessorGrand Nebula in Cassiopeia
Artist's Conception 
Helix Nebula
January 09, 2006Spitzer Puts a New Spin on the Helix NebulaHelix Nebula
Composite Infrared and Optical Image 
Helix Nebula
January 09, 2006Spitzer Puts a New Spin on the Helix NebulaHelix Nebula
Infrared Image 
Polaris Companion Star
January 09, 2006There's More to the North Star Than Meets the EyePolaris Companion Star
Optical Image 
 Polaris and its two companions stars
January 09, 2006There's More to the North Star Than Meets the Eye Polaris and its two companions stars
Artist's Conception 
Pluto and its moon Charon
January 03, 2006A Planet Colder Than It Should BePluto and its moon Charon
Artist's Conception 
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