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Happy Holidays from Space, Christmas Tree Cluster, White Dwarf Star, and Northern Lights

Last Updated on December 24, 2023 by Solar System Ambassador Pam Roller

Solar System Ambassador Pam Roller

Here are some holiday updates from our local Solar System Ambassador Pam Roller:

Messages from NASA’s current crew of astronauts onboard the International Space Station share positive thoughts of how important international cooperation in space is, and they send wishes for hope, happiness and peace for all of mankind.

Happy Holidays from Space 2023

Credit: NASA Johnson

Space to Ground 2023

Credit: NASA Johnson

Cocoon of a White Dwarf Star

https://apod.nasa.gov/apod/astropix.html

Credits: NASA, ESA, Hubble; Processing: H. Bond (STScI), R. Ciardullo (PSU), Forrest Hamilton (STScI)

Telescopes Illuminate Christmas Tree Cluster

Credits: X-ray: NASA/CXC/SAO; Optical: T.A. Rector (NRAO/AUI/NSF and NOIRLab/NSF/AURA) and B.A. Wolpa (NOIRLab/NSF/AURA); Infrared: NASA/NSF/IPAC/CalTech/Univ. of Massachusetts; Image Processing: NASA/CXC/SAO/L. Frattare & J.Major

Festive Northern Lights

Credit: NASA