Category: solar system

Eta Carinae Nebula (NGC 3372).

Eta Carinae Nebula (NGC 3372).

Credit: william226

NGC 2070.

NGC 2070.

Credit: Maicon Germiniani

Martian Anniversary Selfie (desktop/laptop)Cl…

Martian Anniversary Selfie (desktop/laptop)

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Orion Widefield.

Orion Widefield.

Credit: Robert Fields

The Sun’s Rainbow of Wavelengths (deskt…

The Sun’s Rainbow of Wavelengths (desktop/laptop)

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Colourful Stars inside Globular Star Cluster O…

Colourful Stars inside Globular Star Cluster Omega Centauri.

Credit: NASA, ESA and The Hubble SM4 ERO Team

This artist’s illustration shows a giant…

This artist’s illustration shows a giant cloud of hydrogen streaming off a warm, Neptune-sized planet just 97 light-years from Earth. The exoplanet is tiny compared to its star, a red dwarf named GJ 3470. The star’s intense radiation is heating the hydrogen in the planet’s upper atmosphere to a point where it escapes into space. 


Credit: NASA, ESA and D. Player (STScI)

back-to-the-stars-again: Venus and the crescen…

back-to-the-stars-again:

Venus and the crescent moon.

Credit: Jeff Berkes

Milky Way above Volcan Concepcion, Nicaragua.

Milky Way above Volcan Concepcion, Nicaragua.

Credit: Carlos Moreira

Zoomed Solar Flare (desktop/laptop)Click the …

Zoomed Solar Flare (desktop/laptop)

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