HST image of supernova 2014 J in M82
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Hubble Monitors Supernova In Nearby Galaxy M82

02.26.2014

This composite image of a supernova explosion called SN 2014J in the galaxy M82 is an HST image of the closest supernova of its type discovered in the past few decades.

  • image of the flare in three different wavelength bands

    Mid-Level Solar Flare Seen by NASA’s SDO

    03.13.2014

    SDO captures images of the sun in many wavelengths of light at the same time. Each wavelength shows different aspects of the same event, as seen in these three images of a solar flare from March 12.

  • image of Hayn Crater from LRO

    Hayn Crater

    02.18.2014

    The floor of Hayn crater contains spectacular remnants of the impact event: impact melt, slump blocks, and complex debris. In some areas, rocks have cracked and eroded into fields of boulders.

  • False color Landsat 8 image of Holuhraun lava field

    Roiling Flows on Holuhraun Lava Field (Iceland)

    09.10.2014

    Iceland's Holuhraun lava field offers spectacular views from the ground and from low-flying aircraft, and infrared imaging makes the view from space spectacular, too.

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