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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)
W41 NGC 2403 Virgo Cluster NGC7252
Active Galactic Nuclei (76)
Quasars (20)
Radio Galaxies (36)
Seyferts (18)
Other AGN (2)
3C288 3C31 3C204 3C66
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)
Sco X-1 G28.62+0.0 WR140 3C305
Solar System (15)
Sun (5)
Planets (8)
Moons (1)
Asteroids (1)
Comets (0)
Saturn Jupiter Sun Saturn
Miscellaneous (22)
Astrochemistry (5)
Protoplanetary Disks (2)
Gamma-ray Bursters (1)
Cosmology (6)
Surveys (2)
Image Compositions (6)
Shock Front shock front Shock Front shock front
Telescopes (154)
GBT (34)
VLA (63)
VLBA (12)
ALMA (40)
12 m (2)
140 ft (3)
Other (0)
GBT GBT VLBA VLBA
ALMA Project (6)
Science (0)
Technology (2)
Array Operations Site (AOS) (1)
Operations Support Facility (OSF) (3)
Vertex Antenna Technical Building Vertex Antenna Technical Building
Historical (16)
Telescopes (10)
Pioneers (6)
GBI Ewen & Purcell 85ft Ewen & Purcell
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