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In the pocket

M108 is a barred spiral galaxy in Ursa Major roughly 30 million light-years distant. Its nearly edge-on appearance gives it the nickname of the Surfboard Galaxy.

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Total solar eclipse

2010 Astroimaging Contest: Solar System category entrants

There were lots of Sun and Moon images, but the grand prize and category winners captured moments when the two come together in a total solar eclipse.
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