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Press Room - Image Gallery: all 2012

Centaurus A
October 22, 2012Split-Personality Elliptical Galaxy Holds a Hidden SpiralCentaurus A
Optical Image 
region surrounding black hole
September 27, 2012Peering to the Edge of a Black Holeregion surrounding black hole
Artist's Conception 
M87
September 27, 2012Peering to the Edge of a Black HoleM87
Optical Image 
protoplanetary disk
September 11, 2012Planets Can Form in the Galactic Centerprotoplanetary disk
Artist's Conception 
J0651
August 28, 2012Space-Warping White Dwarfs Produce Gravitational WavesJ0651
Artist's Conception 
Phoenix Cluster
August 15, 2012Phoenix Cluster Sets Record Pace at Forming StarsPhoenix Cluster
x-ray / optical / ultraviolet 
spiral galaxies
August 15, 2012Recreating a Slice of the Universespiral galaxies
Unknown 
August 15, 2012Recreating a Slice of the Universe
animation 
SDSS-III galaxies
August 08, 2012Astronomers Release the Largest Ever Three-Dimensional Map of the SkySDSS-III galaxies
Optical Image 
Sun Corona movie
July 20, 2012Solar Corona Revealed in Super-High-DefinitionSun Corona movie
ultraviolet 
Sun Corona movie
July 20, 2012Solar Corona Revealed in Super-High-DefinitionSun Corona movie
ultraviolet 
Solar Corana in Hi-Def
July 20, 2012Solar Corona Revealed in Super-High-DefinitionSolar Corana in Hi-Def
ultraviolet 
Kepler-36b
June 21, 2012Planetrise: Alien World Looms Large in its Neighbor's SkyKepler-36b
Artist's Conception 
newly formed star
June 13, 2012Alien Earths Could Form Earlier than Expectednewly formed star
Artist's Conception 
NGC 4342 and NGC 4291
June 11, 2012Black Hole Growth Found to be Out of SynchNGC 4342 and NGC 4291
x-ray / infrared 
CID-42
June 04, 2012Giant Black Hole Kicked Out of Home GalaxyCID-42
Composite X-ray and Optical Image 
Milky Way galaxy
May 29, 2012Ghostly Gamma-ray Beams Blast from Milky Way's CenterMilky Way galaxy
Artist's Conception 
Big Bang
May 22, 2012The Older We Get, The Less We Know (Cosmologically)Big Bang
Artist's Conception 
Tycho supernova remnant
May 07, 2012One Supernova Type, Two Different SourcesTycho supernova remnant
Composite X-ray and Optical Image 
simulation of a black hole flare
May 02, 2012Black Hole Caught in a Feeding Frenzysimulation of a black hole flare
Artist's Conception 
Black hole flare
May 02, 2012Black Hole Caught in a Feeding FrenzyBlack hole flare
ultraviolet / infrared 
distant star system
April 17, 2012Some Stars Capture Rogue Planetsdistant star system
Artist's Conception 
young distant universe
April 16, 20121000 Days of Infrared Wondersyoung distant universe
Infrared Image 
Sombrero Galaxy
April 16, 20121000 Days of Infrared WondersSombrero Galaxy
Infrared Image 
Whirlpool Galaxy
April 16, 20121000 Days of Infrared WondersWhirlpool Galaxy
Infrared Image 
Milky Way Galaxy
April 16, 20121000 Days of Infrared WondersMilky Way Galaxy
Infrared Image 
young star cluster DR22
April 16, 20121000 Days of Infrared Wondersyoung star cluster DR22
Infrared Image 
Mountains of Creation
April 16, 20121000 Days of Infrared WondersMountains of Creation
Infrared Image 
Trifid Nebula
April 16, 20121000 Days of Infrared WondersTrifid Nebula
Infrared Image 
Helix Nebula
April 16, 20121000 Days of Infrared WondersHelix Nebula
Infrared Image 
Orion Nebula
April 16, 20121000 Days of Infrared WondersOrion Nebula
Infrared Image 
space tornado
April 16, 20121000 Days of Infrared Wondersspace tornado
Infrared Image 
South Pole Telescope
April 01, 2012New Cosmological Insights from the South Pole TelescopeSouth Pole Telescope
instrument 
Cosmic Microwave Background
April 01, 2012New Cosmological Insights from the South Pole TelescopeCosmic Microwave Background
Unknown 
baryon acoustic oscillations
March 30, 2012When Dark Energy Turned Onbaryon acoustic oscillations
Unknown 
blasting at Las Campanas for Giant Magellan Telescope
March 23, 2012Big Bang on Earth: Blasting a Mountaintop to Mine the Skyblasting at Las Campanas for Giant Magellan Telescope
Unknown 
blasting at Las Campanas for Giant Magellan Telescope
March 23, 2012Big Bang on Earth: Blasting a Mountaintop to Mine the Skyblasting at Las Campanas for Giant Magellan Telescope
Unknown 
runaway planet
March 22, 2012Planet Starship: Runaway Planets Zoom at a Fraction of Light-Speedrunaway planet
Artist's Conception 
M101
March 20, 2012Explosive Stars with Good Table MannersM101
ultraviolet / optical 
GJ1214b
February 21, 2012Hubble Reveals a New Type of PlanetGJ1214b
Artist's Conception 
ESO 243-49
February 15, 2012Black Hole Came from a Shredded GalaxyESO 243-49
Optical Image 
star birth
January 10, 2012Before They Were Stars: New Image Shows Space Nurserystar birth
Infrared Image 
star birth
January 10, 2012Before They Were Stars: New Image Shows Space Nurserystar birth
Infrared Image 
Kepler-34b
January 11, 2012Planets with Double Suns are CommonKepler-34b
Artist's Conception 
Cygnus-X star-forming region
January 10, 2012Before They Were Stars: New Image Shows Space NurseryCygnus-X star-forming region
Infrared Image 
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