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Orion Nebula, Image from NASA's spitzer space telescope. Green indicates hydrogen and sulfur gas n the nebula. Red and orange indicate carbon rich molecules. Infant stars appear as yellow dots.

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First Supernova Companion Star Found In an international team of astronomers had, for the first time, observed a stellar "survivor" emerge from a double star system involving an exploded supernova.

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Hubble Serves Up a Holiday Snow Angel The bipolar star-forming region, called Sharpless looks like a soaring, celestial snow angel. The bipolar star-forming region, called Sharpless looks like a soaring, celestial snow angel.

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cool Hubble Space Telescope image of the nearby spiral galaxy Bright knots of glowing gas light up the spiral arms, indicating a rich environment of star formation. Messier also called NGC 628

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ISS Catches a Dragon. On May the SpaceX Dragon commercial cargo craft was grappled by the robotic arm at the International Space Station. Dragon became the first commercially developed space vehicle to be launched to the station.

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Extreme star cluster bursts into life - The star-forming region NGC 3603 - seen here in the latest Hubble Space Telescope image - contains one of the most impressive massive young star clusters in the Milky Way.

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This is an artist's concept of the Saturnian plasma sheet based on data from Cassini magnetospheric imaging instrument. It shows Saturn's embedded "ring current," an invisible ring of energetic ions trapped in the planet's magnetic field.

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Not colliding galaxies, a pair of overlapping galaxies - Hubble view of NGC 3314 (credit: NASA, ESA, the Hubble Heritage (STScI/AURA)-ESA/Hubble Collaboration, and W. Keel (University of Alabama))

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