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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)
HCG 007 Virgo Cluster Milky Way Abell 2255
Active Galactic Nuclei (76)
Quasars (20)
Radio Galaxies (36)
Seyferts (18)
Other AGN (2)
3C219 3C334 3C219 3C31
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)
GRO J1655-40 Sgr B2 MW Neutral Halo-5 Sgr A
Solar System (15)
Sun (5)
Planets (8)
Moons (1)
Asteroids (1)
Comets (0)
Jupiter Venus Sun Sun
Miscellaneous (22)
Astrochemistry (5)
Protoplanetary Disks (2)
Gamma-ray Bursters (1)
Cosmology (6)
Surveys (2)
Image Compositions (6)
Glycolaldehyde Glycolaldehyde RGB J1001+558B shock front
Telescopes (154)
GBT (34)
VLA (63)
VLBA (12)
ALMA (40)
12 m (2)
140 ft (3)
Other (0)
GBT VLA ALMA vla_bobtetro4
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)
Jansky Antenna Reber Telescope Reber Telescope 300ft
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