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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.

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)
UGC813 m81 Arp299 UGC813
Active Galactic Nuclei (76)
Quasars (20)
Radio Galaxies (36)
Seyferts (18)
Other AGN (2)
PKS 1519-273 NGC326 Cygnus A NRAO150
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)
Sgr A West PN K 3-35 HR8703 MW Neutral Halo-4
Solar System (15)
Sun (5)
Planets (8)
Moons (1)
Asteroids (1)
Comets (0)
Sun Saturn Sun Sun
Miscellaneous (22)
Astrochemistry (5)
Protoplanetary Disks (2)
Gamma-ray Bursters (1)
Cosmology (6)
Surveys (2)
Image Compositions (6)
Crab Nebula shock front 3C454.3 Novi
Telescopes (154)
GBT (34)
VLA (63)
VLBA (12)
ALMA (40)
12 m (2)
140 ft (3)
Other (0)
VLA Los Alamos vla_northarm ALMA
ALMA Project (6)
Science (0)
Technology (2)
Array Operations Site (AOS) (1)
Operations Support Facility (OSF) (3)
Vertex Antenna Vertex Antenna ALMA Camp ALMA Camp
Historical (16)
Telescopes (10)
Pioneers (6)
300ft 300ft Reber Telescope 300ft
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