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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)
NGC4038 NGC7252 Arp143 NGC 1187
Active Galactic Nuclei (76)
Quasars (20)
Radio Galaxies (36)
Seyferts (18)
Other AGN (2)
ngc4258 M87 Cygnus A M87
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)
PSR B0531+21 W44 MW Neutral Halo-5 PSR J1802-2124
Solar System (15)
Sun (5)
Planets (8)
Moons (1)
Asteroids (1)
Comets (0)
Jupiter Sun Venus Saturn
Miscellaneous (22)
Astrochemistry (5)
Protoplanetary Disks (2)
Gamma-ray Bursters (1)
Cosmology (6)
Surveys (2)
Image Compositions (6)
RGB J1001+558B shock front shock front shock front
Telescopes (154)
GBT (34)
VLA (63)
VLBA (12)
ALMA (40)
12 m (2)
140 ft (3)
Other (0)
vla_sepia_panorama ALMA at Night ALMA VLA
ALMA Project (6)
Science (0)
Technology (2)
Array Operations Site (AOS) (1)
Operations Support Facility (OSF) (3)
Vertex Antenna Technical Building ALMA Camp Vertex Antenna
Historical (16)
Telescopes (10)
Pioneers (6)
Reber Telescope 85ft Reber GBI
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