It might be Halloween, but we have plenty of “Easter Eggs” from this video to share.
The building’s mural might say Galaxy of Horrors, but it is also a galaxy of wonders. Here, you can learn about all the images painted on the building:
The Sun as seen by our orbiting Solar Dynamics Observatory: https://go.nasa.gov/3Wh5wQ2
Tarantula Nebula: https://go.nasa.gov/3RD7Ldt
Witch Head Nebula: https://go.nasa.gov/2DbYWFo
Black Widow Nebula: https://go.nasa.gov/3DNJ1Lv
Helix Nebula: https://go.nasa.gov/3FwVxjB
Colliding galaxies: https://go.nasa.gov/36kPZ7M
Dead comet: https://go.nasa.gov/3zyPcka
The Andromeda Galaxy: https://go.nasa.gov/3SShuwA
The cat’s eyes get their own nebula (Cat Eye Nebula): https://go.nasa.gov/2Olp55Z
Did you notice who signed the mural? That’s Artemis, goddess of the Moon. Our #Artemis I mission is scheduled to launch around the Moon and back on November 14: https://www.nasa.gov/specials/artemis/
Whose portraits are in the building?
Lyman Strong Spitzer, the renowned astrophysicist for whom the Spitzer Space Telescope was named: https://go.nasa.gov/3UgNuMd
Nancy Grace Roman, the astronomer who is considered the “mother” of the Hubble Space Telescope: https://go.nasa.gov/2zfimsw
Posters on the buildings: The original Galaxy of Horrors. Download them here: https://exoplanets.nasa.gov/alien-worlds/galaxy-of-horrors/
Editor: Mark Hailey
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