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Neptune's Great Dark Spot, accompanied by white high-altitude clouds, as seen by a Voyager spacecraft. Photos from NASA's Voyager 1 and 2 Probes

Here's a calendar of 2017's astronomical events for sky watchers, many of which can been seen with the naked eye. Keep looking up!

2017 Astronomical Events Check out our calendar of some of astronomical events for sky watchers. Most of these natural occurrences can be observed with the naked eye but use a pair of binoculars or a telescope for best viewing.

Neptune and its Great Dark Spot. Image credit: NASA/JPL

Its Neptune's happy anniversary! It's taken Neptune a whole year to make an orbit around the sun.but that's a Neptune year of 165 Earth years! Read more below, and I also wanted to share this great link from Goddard Space Flight Center:

NASA/JPL-Caltech Mars Global View Of Valles Marineris. Composed of over 100 Viking Orbiter images, this is a mosaic of the Valles Marineris hemisphere of Mars.

This amazing shot of Io and Jupiter is making the rounds... but is it real? Well, kinda. I explain it all here: http://blogs.discovermagazine.com/badastronomy/2012/03/19/stunning-jupiter-and-io-picture-heres-the-scoop/

spaceexp: A montage of New Horizons images of Jupiter and its volcanic moon Io, taken during the spacecraft’s Jupiter flyby in early The image shows a major eruption in progress on Io’s night side, at the northern volcano Tvashtar

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The Black Eyed Galaxy - also known as the Sleeping Beauty Galaxy. planetary rings Little Red Riding Hood By Tang Yau Hoong un.


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GcFIEND/it came FROM SPACE (comet)

joy Taken by Gerald Rhemann on December 2013 @ Jauerling, Lower Austria

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NASA, International Space Station Science 08/19/08 via Flickr

Hispaniola Panorama (NASA, International Space Station Science, A panoramic view of the island of Hispanola in the foreground and Cuba extending to over the horizon.

astronomy, outer space, space, universe, stars, nebulas

NASA Pictures Of The Universe Black Hole? Space and Wonder. When black holes shoot their jets directly.

globular cluster

clouds of interstellar gas and dust — the raw material for new star formation. The nebula, located light-years away in the constellation Carina, contains a central cluster of huge, hot stars, called NGC 3603

The Southern Lights surround Antarctica, September 2005

From space, the aurora is a crown of light that circles each of Earth’s poles. The IMAGE satellite captured this view of the aurora australis (southern lights) on September 2005