27 Insane Space Facts That'll Make You Happy to Be Alive
Icy Mountains of Pluto New close-up images of a region near Pluto’s equator reveal a giant surprise: a range of youthful mountains. New close-up images of a region near Pluto’s equator reveal a giant surprise: a range of youthful mountains.
The largest NASA Hubble Space Telescope image ever assembled, this portion of the Andromeda galaxy is the sharpest large composite image ever taken of our galactic next-door neighbor.
Astrophotographers Bob and Janice Fera took this photo of star cloud NGC 206 in the Andromeda Galaxy from Eagle Ridge Observatory in Foresthill, Calif. - Credit: Bob and Janice Fera
White Rock Fingers on Mars - What caused this unusual light rock formation on Mars? Intrigued by the possibility that they could be salt deposits left over as an ancient lakebed dried-up, detailed.
Dusty Space Cloud This image shows the Large Magellanic Cloud galaxy in infrared light as seen by the Herschel Space Observatory, a European Space Agency-led mission with important NASA contributions, and NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope.
A spectacular NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope image reveals the heart of the Lagoon Nebula. Seen as a massive cloud of glowing dust and gas, bombarded by the energetic radiation of new stars, this placid name hides a dramatic reality.
Strange light on Mars seen by Curiosity - Top left corner.
NASA's Swift satellite has uncovered the previously unknown remains of a shattered star which ranks among the youngest-known supernova remnants in our Milky Way galaxy.
Want to get an idea what a trillion stars looks like? This flythrough of yesterday’s NASA release of a gigapixel image of part of the Andromeda Galaxy
Majestic Milky Way Galaxy Rises Over Remote Island (Photo)
Majestic Milky Way Galaxy Rises Over Remote Island - Erwin Matys and Karoline Mrazek of Project Nightflight captured this image of the Milky Way on June 2013 from the southern part of La Palma Island, Canary Islands.
The video is a glimpse into to the sheer size of our nearest neighbor, and, in doing so, puts things into stunning perspective. Check it out:
The video is a glimpse into to the sheer size of our nearest neighbor, and, in doing so, puts things into stunning perspective. Check it out: | This Video Of The Biggest Photo Ever Taken By NASA Will Make You Feel So Small
The galactic plane cuts through Cygnus, the northern cross constellation.
Discovered by British astronomer William Herschel over 200 years ago, NGC 2500 lies about 30 million light-years away in the northern constellation of Lynx. As this NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope image shows, NGC 2500 is .