One billion stars
One billion stars

Source: Mike Read (WFAU), UKIDSS/GPS and VVV / via: ph.ed.ac.uk

New view of the blue marble
New view of the blue marble

Source: nasa.gov

Furthest-ever image of the universe
Furthest-ever image of the universe

Source: nasa.gov

9 billion pixels of the Milky Way galaxy
9 billion pixels of the Milky Way galaxy

Source: eso.org

The view 50 million light years away
The view 50 million light years away

Source: Adam Block / via: skycenter.arizona.edu

Panorama of Mars
Panorama of Mars

Source: 360cities.net

A not-so-dark “dark core”
A not-so-dark "dark core"

Source: nasa.gov

A twister on Mars
A twister on Mars

Source: nasa.gov

Saturn storms
Saturn storms

Source: apod.nasa.gov

European panorama at night from the International Space Station
European panorma at night from the International Space Station

Source: spaceflight.nasa.gov

The “UFO galaxy”
The "UFO galaxy"

Source: nasa.gov

Groundhog day on Mars
Groundhog day on Mars

Source: nasa.gov

The Moon and the Milky Way
The Moon and the Milky Way

Source: eso.org

Thor’s Helmet revisited
Thor's Helmet revisited

Source: eso.org

Enterprise flying over NYC
Enterprise flying over NYC

Source: nasa.gov

Janus, one of Saturn’s creepy moons
Janus, one of Saturn's creepy moons

Source: nasa.gov

The Pencil nebula
The Pencil nebula

Source: eso.org

Coronal hole on the Sun
Coronal hole on the Sun

Source: nasa.gov

The slow death of R Sculptoris
The slow death of R Sculptoris

Source: eso.org

Transit of Venus
Transit of Venus

Source: Greg Scheiderer / via: seattleastronomy.com

Transit of Venus up close
Transit of Venus up close

Source: nasa.gov

A rocket launch over an aurora
A rocket launch over an aurora

Source: eos.unh.edu

Overlapping galaxies
Overlapping galaxies

Source: nasa.gov

The remains of supernova W44
The remains of supernova W44

Source: sci.esa.int

Orion over the Temple of Kukulkan
Orion over the Temple of Kukulkan

Source: Stéphane Guisard / via: astrosurf.com

Mars Rover Curiosity’s descent…
Mars Rover Curiosity's descent...

Source: photojournal.jpl.nasa.gov

…and the long, lonely trek
...and the long, lonely trek

Source: nasa.gov

Stars forming in the Carina nebula
Stars forming in the Carina nebula

Source: eso.org

Space Shuttle Endeavor cruising through L.A.
Space Shuttle Endeavor cruising through L.A.

Source: cpgaeronautics.com

Image by Kevork Djansezian / Getty Images

Solar eruptions
Solar eruptions

Source: gsfc

The birth of stars in 30 Doradus
The birth of stars in 30 Doradus

Source: hubblesite.org

Perseid meteor shower
Perseid meteor shower

Source: Thomas O’Brien / via: tmophoto.com

Felix Baumgartner’s SpaceFall
Felix Baumgartner's SpaceFall

Source: wallpaper.goodfon.com

Source: geek.com

Far away black holes
Far away black holes

Source: farm9.staticflickr.com

Orion’s crazy clouds
Orion's crazy clouds

Image by Josh Knutson

Aurora Australis (southern lights) from space
Aurora Australis (southern lights) from space

Image by NASA/Joe Acaba / AP

Spiral galaxies
Spiral galaxies

Source: scitechdaily.com

Close-up of Saturn’s rings
Close-up of Saturn's rings

Source: nasa.gov

Centaurus A galaxy
Centaurus A galaxy

Source: ALMA (ESO/NAOJ/NRAO)

Hurricane Sandy from space
Hurricane Sandy from space

Source: goes.gsfc.nasa.gov

Source: nasa.gov

A cold fire in Orion’s belt
A cold fire in Orion's belt

Source: eso.org

Electrical flashes seen from the International Space Station
Electrical flashes seen from the International Space Station

Source: apod.nasa.gov

New views of Eagle nebula
New views of Eagle nebula

Source: sci.esa.int

Phytoplankton blooms in the Atlantic
Phytoplankton blooms in the Atlantic

Source: esamultimedia.esa.int

Mars Rover Opportunity selfie
Mars Rover Opportunity selfie

Source: nasa.gov

Gaseous ejections from U Camelopardalis
Gaseous ejections from U Camelopardalis

Source: spacetelescope.org

New views of Helix nebula
New views of Helix nebula

Source: eso.org

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