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)
UGC10043 M31 NGC4438 NGC4676
Active Galactic Nuclei (76)
Quasars (20)
Radio Galaxies (36)
Seyferts (18)
Other AGN (2)
Cygnus A 3C83.1 PKS 1519-273 3C334
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 Sgr A HI cloud G27.0+6.3 L483
Solar System (15)
Sun (5)
Planets (8)
Moons (1)
Asteroids (1)
Comets (0)
Sun Jupiter Venus Saturn
Miscellaneous (22)
Astrochemistry (5)
Protoplanetary Disks (2)
Gamma-ray Bursters (1)
Cosmology (6)
Surveys (2)
Image Compositions (6)
HR8703 shock front NGC2071 HR8703
Telescopes (154)
GBT (34)
VLA (63)
VLBA (12)
ALMA (40)
12 m (2)
140 ft (3)
Other (0)
vla09_5 VLA Antenna VLA vla_panorama_bobtetro1
ALMA Project (6)
Science (0)
Technology (2)
Array Operations Site (AOS) (1)
Operations Support Facility (OSF) (3)
Contractor's Camp ALMA Camp Vertex Antenna Contractor's Camp
Historical (16)
Telescopes (10)
Pioneers (6)
Reber Reber Survey Jansky Antenna Jansky Antenna
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.