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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.

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Galaxies (51)
Spiral (22)
Early-type (3)
Dwarf (5)
Peculiar (16)
Clusters (5)
UGC10043 NGC4038 COSMOS field M33
Active Galactic Nuclei (76)
Quasars (20)
Radio Galaxies (36)
Seyferts (18)
Other AGN (2)
NGC6764 Cygnus A Abell 85 ngc262
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)
3C58 Cygnus X Betelgeuse W28
Solar System (15)
Sun (5)
Planets (8)
Moons (1)
Asteroids (1)
Comets (0)
Saturn Sun Venus Saturn
Miscellaneous (22)
Astrochemistry (5)
Protoplanetary Disks (2)
Gamma-ray Bursters (1)
Cosmology (6)
Surveys (2)
Image Compositions (6)
Radio Sky RGB J1001+558B HR8703 NGC2071
Telescopes (154)
GBT (34)
VLA (63)
VLBA (12)
ALMA (40)
12 m (2)
140 ft (3)
Other (0)
VLA Antenna GBT GBT Array at Sunset 2
ALMA Project (6)
Science (0)
Technology (2)
Array Operations Site (AOS) (1)
Operations Support Facility (OSF) (3)
Contractor's Camp Contractor's Camp ALMA Camp ALMA Camp
Historical (16)
Telescopes (10)
Pioneers (6)
Jansky Reber Telescope 85ft 300ft
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