Happy Halloween 2022 From NASA!


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
Credit: NASA

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