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Welcome to the National Radio Astronomy Observatory (NRAO) Image Gallery! This gallery contains a collection of astronomical images taken with NRAO instruments, as well as photographs of NRAO telescopes and facilities. Browse through our collection of images, search the gallery for a particular object or image, or access our glossary of radio astronomy terms.

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Galaxies (51)
Spiral (22)
Early-type (3)
Dwarf (5)
Peculiar (16)
Clusters (5)
M51 M51 M51 M51
Active Galactic Nuclei (76)
Quasars (20)
Radio Galaxies (36)
Seyferts (18)
Other AGN (2)
ngc4258 Abell 1656 3C31 8C 1316+708
Galactic Sources (100)
Stars (7)
Star Forming Regions (21)
Supernovae (2)
Supernova Remnants (16)
Pulsars/Neutron Stars (7)
Black Holes (11)
Planetary Nebulae (5)
Galactic Center (14)
Galactic Halo (17)
V* V1487 Aql PN K 3-35 MW Neutral Halo-1 L483
Solar System (15)
Sun (5)
Planets (8)
Moons (1)
Asteroids (1)
Comets (0)
Saturn Moon Jupiter Sun
Miscellaneous (22)
Astrochemistry (5)
Protoplanetary Disks (2)
Gamma-ray Bursters (1)
Cosmology (6)
Surveys (2)
Image Compositions (6)
Shock Front Crab Nebula HR8703 Cygnus X-3
Telescopes (154)
GBT (34)
VLA (63)
VLBA (12)
ALMA (40)
12 m (2)
140 ft (3)
Other (0)
VLBA ALMA Config 1 GBT vla_finley_1
ALMA Project (6)
Science (0)
Technology (2)
Array Operations Site (AOS) (1)
Operations Support Facility (OSF) (3)
ALMA Camp ALMA Camp Vertex Antenna Technical Building
Historical (16)
Telescopes (10)
Pioneers (6)
300ft Reber Telescope Reber Reber Telescope

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