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NGC 2623 Two Galaxies Become One

This picture shows the Galaxies 250 Million years ago. It probably hasn’t changed much, galactic merging happens pretty slowly.
http://spacetelescope.org/images/potw1742a/?utm_source=Twitter&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=SocialSignIn

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NASA’s Dawn Spaceship Shuts Down Ion Engines For The Last Time

I have been following this mission from the beginning. To visit two dwarf planets with one spaceship is groundbreaking. Ion engines are the real future of deep space travel. They broke speed records!
https://dawn.jpl.nasa.gov/news/news-detail.html?id=7177


The Veil Nebula

http://spacetelescope.org/images/heic1520a/?utm_source=Twitter&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=SocialSignIn


Hubble Images The Cone Nebula

http://spacetelescope.org/images/heic0206c/?utm_source=Twitter&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=SocialSignIn


New Jupiter Photo

Click the photo for full resolution. More info below.
https://www.missionjuno.swri.edu/news/jupiters-swirling-cloud-formations


Simulated Fly Through Of The Orion Nebula

https://www.nasa.gov/feature/goddard/2018/hubble-yields-new-discoveries-at-the-winter-aas-meeting


Planetary Nebula NGC 7027

https://apod.nasa.gov/apod/ap180109.html