Home > Learn & Explore > Gallery > See the Universe

Image Gallery

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.

These images are available for personal use. If you wish to use these images for other purposes, please read the NRAO Image Use Policy. If you are looking for a radio data archive, please read this.

To submit your own images to the NRAO Image Gallery, use the Image Submission Tool.
Galaxies (51)
Spiral (22)
Early-type (3)
Dwarf (5)
Peculiar (16)
Clusters (5)
M33 Arp 299 NGC 1187 M33
Active Galactic Nuclei (76)
Quasars (20)
Radio Galaxies (36)
Seyferts (18)
Other AGN (2)
3C75 Abell 85 M87 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)
3C305 3C305 Sgr B2 PSR B1757-24
Solar System (15)
Sun (5)
Planets (8)
Moons (1)
Asteroids (1)
Comets (0)
Saturn Sun Jupiter Saturn
Miscellaneous (22)
Astrochemistry (5)
Protoplanetary Disks (2)
Gamma-ray Bursters (1)
Cosmology (6)
Surveys (2)
Image Compositions (6)
Crab Nebula Crab Nebula shock front Cygnus X-3
Telescopes (154)
GBT (34)
VLA (63)
VLBA (12)
ALMA (40)
12 m (2)
140 ft (3)
Other (0)
N. Liberty GBT vla_finley_3 GBT
ALMA Project (6)
Science (0)
Technology (2)
Array Operations Site (AOS) (1)
Operations Support Facility (OSF) (3)
ALMA Camp Vertex Antenna Contractor's Camp Technical Building
Historical (16)
Telescopes (10)
Pioneers (6)
Reber Jansky Antenna Reber Survey 300ft
SEARCH THE IMAGE GALLERY


To search the Image Gallery for a particular object, fill in the object name in the box below and click the Submit button.
Object Name Show Results As:


To search the Image Gallery for other images, fill in any of the fields below and click the Submit button.
Category Sub-Category Telescope Mode Show Results As:


For more search options, please use our Advanced Search form.