This schematic shows where the Shallow Radar instrument on the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter detected flood channels that had been buried by lava flows in the Elysium Planitia region on Mars.
The giant barred spiral galaxy NGC 6872 is 522,000 light-years across from the tip of one outstretched arm to the tip of the other, making it about 5 times the size of our home galaxy, the Milky Way.
The United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas-V rocket with the Landsat Data Continuity Mission (LDCM) spacecraft onboard is seen on Sunday, Feb. 10, 2013.
A region of the Sun erupts in a powerful explosion, known as an "X-class" solar flare. These can cause observable effects on earth such as aurorae and power grid and communications satellite failures.
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