The Horsehead Nebula is is captivating against the backdrop of the Milky Way: http://cnet.co/11lCJat
NASA may have uncovered the galaxy's youngest black hole
Beautiful emission nebula NGC 6164 was created by a rare, hot, luminous O-type star, some 40 times as massive as the Sun. Seen at the center of the cosmic cloud, the star is a mere 3 to 4 million years old. In another three to four million years the massive star will end its life in a supernova explosion. Spanning around 4 light-years, the nebula itself has a bipolar symmetry.
The 'eye in the sky': Breathtaking new pictures of the Helix Nebula, a dying star 650 light years from Earth - It shows the star's dusty outer layers unraveling into space, glowing from the intense ultraviolet radiation being pumped out by the hot stellar core.
A teenager has floated a £30 camera he bought on eBay into space to capture amazing images of the Earth
Curiosity Rover Makes First Tracks on Mars
Every Mars Landing in One Beautiful Shot - Panorama