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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)
He 2-10 NGC253 NGC 3596 NGC4438
Active Galactic Nuclei (76)
Quasars (20)
Radio Galaxies (36)
Seyferts (18)
Other AGN (2)
CWAT-01 NGC1275 0402+379 Fornax A
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)
m17 Star TW Hydrae Cas A Cas A
Solar System (15)
Sun (5)
Planets (8)
Moons (1)
Asteroids (1)
Comets (0)
Jupiter Jupiter Sun Venus
Miscellaneous (22)
Astrochemistry (5)
Protoplanetary Disks (2)
Gamma-ray Bursters (1)
Cosmology (6)
Surveys (2)
Image Compositions (6)
Shock Front Crab Nebula shock front 3C58
Telescopes (154)
GBT (34)
VLA (63)
VLBA (12)
ALMA (40)
12 m (2)
140 ft (3)
Other (0)
GBT ALMA General View vla_panorama St. Croix
ALMA Project (6)
Science (0)
Technology (2)
Array Operations Site (AOS) (1)
Operations Support Facility (OSF) (3)
Vertex Antenna Vertex Antenna Technical Building ALMA Camp
Historical (16)
Telescopes (10)
Pioneers (6)
Reber Telescope 85ft 300ft 300ft
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