Cotton Candy Nebula - The nebula known as complete with sparkly star clusters embedded in fluffy pink clouds of gas. This exceptionally energetic star-forming region, also known as the Bean Nebula, extends over light-years in the Large Magellanic Cloud.
Oct 2010 Io in True Color Credit: Galileo Project, JPL, NASA The strangest moon in the Solar System is bright yellow. Io's colors derive from sulfur and molten silicate rock. The unusual surface of Io is kept very young by its system of active volcanoes.
How beautiful Mars looks. It almost looks like a root vegetable, all bathed in red dirt.
Solar System to scale from IFLS
Earth, is the third planet from left. Pictures like these always get me. It's crazy because of the stars that exists that are so much bigger than our Sun, that in comparison is like if it was the size of the Earth!
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Ganymede: Facts About Jupiter's Largest Moon - Largest moon in the Solar System -Almost as large as Mars.
NASA heralds the premier of the 'Cosmos' reboot (feat. astrophysicist Neil Tyson) with an amazing gallery of space images from the archives.
This image of Jupiter and its moons Io and Ganymede was acquired by amateur astronomer Damian Peach on Sept. when Jupiter was close to opposition. South is up and the "Great Red Spot" is visible in the image.
Doomed Star Eta Carinae : Eta Carinae may be about to explode. But no one knows when - it may be next year, it may be one million years from now. Eta Carinae’s mass - about 100 times greater than our.