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This ASTRONOMY Images page
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Pictures, categories, and information links
may be added, if I ever revisit this page.

Introduction:

These pictures show the magnificence of the 'heavenly bodies' --- both within our solar system and beyond it.

The power-output and energy and mass in the 'macro-elements' of the universe are beyond comprehension. Take a moment once in a while to see photos like these --- to give some perspective to man's place in the universe --- and to give some perspective on what we are doing to our tiny domicile, Earth, that we are on the road to making an unrecognizable parking lot and stink hole ... compared to its former, lush, species-nurturing green and blue self.


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More Images and Info

In case I never get back to this page to add more (or better) photos, there are 'WEB SEARCH' links below --- to find images related to keywords such as 'solar flare' or 'asteroid'.

For convenience, there are also Wikipedia links below the 'WEB SEARCH' links --- to find information on the image objects. You can follow links in Wikipedia pages to find extensive information on various astronomical objects.

Image Sizes

Most of the pictures below are presented in a small "thumbnail" size (60 pixels high or thereabout) --- with a link to a larger size picture (about 300x500 or 500x300 pixels or larger).

    (Photos smaller than 200x250 or 250x200 or thereabout are generally not presented here because they are rather disappointing compared to photos on the order of 300x300 or larger.)

Table of Contents:

(links to sections of this page, below)


End of Table of Contents.   Start of Astronomy Images.

Note:
You can use an option like 'Find in This Page ...' of your web browser to find keywords on this page, such as 'moon' or 'planet' or 'comet'.

For more images, you can use an Image search engine, like Google Images, and use keywords like 'galaxy' or 'planet' or 'moon' or 'asteroid'.

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WEB SEARCH on keywords
'image solar flare'

Wikipedia - Solar Flare

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WEB SEARCH on keywords
'image earth moon'

Wikipedia - Earth's Moon

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WEB SEARCH on keywords
'image earth'

Wikipedia - Planet Earth

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Saturn

 

Jupiter

 

 

 

WEB SEARCH on keywords
'image planet'

WEB SEARCH on keywords
'image jupiter'

Wikipedia - Saturn

Wikipedia - Jupiter

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Asteroids
 
none yet
 
none yet
 

WEB SEARCH on keywords
'image asteroid'

Wikipedia - Asteroid

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Comets
 
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none yet
 

WEB SEARCH on keywords
'image comet'

Wikipedia - Comet

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WEB SEARCH on keywords
'image galaxy'

Wikipedia - Galaxy

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WEB SEARCH on keywords
'image nebula'

Wikipedia - Nebula

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supernova remnant

WEB SEARCH on keywords
'image supernova remnant'

Wikipedia - Supernova

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Page was created 2007 Mar 11.

Page was changed 2018 Oct 10. (Added css and javascript to try to handle text-size for smartphones, esp. in portrait orientation.)