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Viking Pre-Launch Test Flight
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Titan/ Centaur
01/20/1974
NASA
 
NASA Center Kennedy Space Center
Clusters and Nebulae of the Hexagon
Clusters and Nebulae of...
CANOPUS
December 2002
 
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The Gum Nebula
The Gum Nebula
CANOPUS
 
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Magellanic Morning
Magellanic Morning
CANOPUS
01-31-58
 
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Mystery Over Australia
Mystery Over Australia
CANOPUS
February 28, 2006
 
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All-Sky Panorama
All-Sky Panorama
CANOPUS
 
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International Space Sta...
2004-04-03 0:0:0
 
Description ISS006-E-28068 (February 2003) --- Canopus, the second-brightest star in the sky, is visible in this view photographed by astronaut Donald R. Pettit, Expedition Six NASA ISS science officer, on board the International Space Station (ISS). Canopus is about 300 light years from Earth in the southern hemisphere constellation Carina and is a rare class ?F? yellow-white (7800 Kelvin) super giant. It is 65 times wider and 15,000 times more luminous than the Sun and is large enough to stretch three-fourths of the way across Mercury?s orbit.
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