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NASA Astronaut Terry W. Virts aboard the ISS: “Every sunrise is unique, and they certainly never get old!” February 4th, 2015.  Source: Terry W. Virts/NASA

NASA Astronaut Terry W. Virts aboard the ISS: “Every sunrise is unique, and they certainly never get old!” February Source: Terry W.

Saturn's moon Enceladus. The clouds at the bottom are geysers of liquid water shooting from underground lakes. The hydrocarbon content of the water makes Enceladus the most likely place in the Solar system to find extraterrestrial life.

This is Saturn's moon Enceladus, taken by the Cassini space probe, currently capturing hundreds of fantastic images of Saturn, it's rings, and moons.

Humans reach out in space...

s visiting who? This chart of solar system exploration shows every robotic space probe currently exploring (or about to explore) a major solar system object? except for the Earth and Sun of course, because there are way to many of those to show on

Solar Eclipse as Seen From Earth’s Orbit

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Solar eclipse, as seen from Earth’s orbit, amazing how the universe works

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Polar Mesospheric Clouds, Northern Hemisphere: "Night-shining" clouds form at high altitudes in late spring and early summer when there is sufficient water vapor in the upper atmosphere to freeze into ice crystals.

The thin blue line of Earth’s atmosphere photographed from the International Space Station

The thin blue line of Earth’s atmosphere photographed from the International Space GMT August

Sunset.  KN from space.

An orbital sunset puts Earth in a unique light, as seen from the International Space Station. Credit: NASA, via astronaut Karen Nyberg.

Cometa Pan-STARRS dietro al Radio Telescopio CSIRO Parkes nel New South Wales, Australia.

Comet Panstarrs - Taken by John Sarkissian on March 2013 @ The photographs were taken at the CSIRO Parkes Radio Observatory, New South Wales, Australia.

Mind blown

Mind blown

It just 'accidently' makes the symbol of infinity! perfect since in symbolism, the sun symbols Christ, the moon the Church. ~ mw ~ Fixed position photograph of the sun, taken at the same time of day over a year. Looks like the infinity symbol!

If other planets were the same distance from Earth as the Moon. I love this series of pictures.-------Planètes à la place de la Lune

Funny pictures about If Other Planets Were In The Place Of The Moon. Oh, and cool pics about If Other Planets Were In The Place Of The Moon. Also, If Other Planets Were In The Place Of The Moon photos.

Nature - Natur

Monster ProminenceCredit: NASA/SDONASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory captured this view of a powerful Class solar flare on Feb. 2011 during a sun storm. NASA scientists called the display a "monster prominence" that kicked up a huge plasma wave.

An illustration shows a planet roughly 1.4 times the size of Jupiter being consumed by its own star. (From nationalgeographic.com)

A star is slowly snuffing the life out of a neighboring planet. But in a macabre twist, material stripped out of the dying world's atmosphere has become a death shroud enveloping the gas giant and its star.

Image of the sun as seen through the SDO’s 171A filter courtesy of NASA/SDO  The Winter Solstice 12 21 2012  Related articles  NASA Captures Solstice Solar Portrait (news.discovery.com)  NASA Photo Taken on Dec. 22 Shows Earth Still “Completely Intact” (treehugger.com)  Solar “Tsunami”: Giant Double Sun Eruption Caught on Video (news.nationalgeographic.com)

NASA caught the exact minute of the Winter Solstice in the Northern Hemisphere (or the Summer Solstice in the Southern Hemisphere) -- when the daylight hours are shortest and the sun reaches its most southern position in the sky at noon.

Solar system facts and information.

4 new planets that I never knew about. Solar System Information Chart - Fast Facts about our Sun and the 8 planets plus the 5 "dwarf planets" Ceres, Pluto, Makemake, Haumea and Eris

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