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A busy hermit spider spinning its web at dusk, pictured on September 7, 2014. This is a composite of two images, one focused on the spider and the other on the Moon. Credit and copyright: Brian who is called Brian on Flickr.

Awesome Astrophotos: Caught in the Web of the SuperMoon

In this delightful portrayal of Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko, we see the 2.5-mile-wide object close to true color with downtown Los Angeles, Calif. for size reference. Compare to the same image (below) as viewed from space. Despite appearances in photos, comets are coal-black objects. Credit: ESA and anosmicovni

What Comets, Parking Lots and Charcoal Have in Common


Preocupaciones - Naukas

The stars circling above the active Indonesian volcano Mount Semeru. Photo by Teoh Hui Chieh.

The Erupting Earth, the Wheeling Heavens

Incredible Tibetan sky, as a result of an enormous storm in Bangladesh. Photo: Jeff Dai

Sunrise on our beautiful Earth :)

Sunrise on a Blue Planet

The planet Neptune as seen by the Voyager 2 spacecraft during its 1989 flyby. Credit: NASA/JPL.

Observing Neptune: A Guide to the 2014 Opposition Season

Photo of the Sun captured and processed by Alan Friedman

Alan Friedman/ Sun Ejection/ 24 August 2014

This is a composite of two photographs, one for the foreground and one for the sky. The photographer zoomed in on the image of the Milky Way for the last 10 seconds of the exposure to give it a ‘warp speed’ look. Credit and copyright: Mike Taylor/Mike Taylor Photography.

Astrophoto: I Need Warp Speed in 3 Minutes or We’re All Dead

Saturns northern hemisphere, by Ian Regan.

A northern hemisphere summertime view of the Milky Way in Sagittarius. Credit and copyright: Greg Redfern.

Astrophoto: Clouds Above, Clouds Below

Eta Carinae, one of the most massive stars known. Image credit: NASA

Phengonidae bug with it's characteristic antennae

La imagen de la semana: Antenas elegantes

Noctiluca scintillans (sea spark) under the Milky Way. Photo from Uruguay by Fefo Bouvier

What is it? Just glitter over a lamppost :-) @Mount Washington Observatory

Flying frog flying (Rhacophorus nigropalmatus)

North America (Mexico, USA, Canada) in Jupiter (real scale).

An eerily glowing noctilucent cloud above the curved edge of the Earth, as seen from the space station.

Noctilucent Clouds … Frooooom Spaaaaaace!

A meteor streaks through the sky over Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks in California. Credit and copyright: Gavin Heffernan/Sunchaser Pictures.

A mesocyclone over Colorado, taken by photographer Marko Korosec (nº 1 pick at National Geographic Traveler 2014 photo contest)

In this image from the Wide Field Imager on the MPG/ESO 2.2-metre telescope at ESO’s La Silla Observatory in Chile young stars huddle together against a backdrop of clouds of glowing gas and lanes of dust. Image Credit: ESO / G. Beccari

The Antennae Galaxies, a huge collision on literally a cosmic scale.

Incredible "Amateur" Photo of Colliding Galaxies