NGC Glowing Gas in the Milky Way A region of glowing gas in the Sagittarius arm of the Milky Way galaxy, NGC 3576 is located about light years from Earth. Such nebulas present a tableau of the drama of the evolution of massive stars, from the
Earthrise, 1968 ~~ Titled Earthrise, shot by astronaut William Anders during the Apollo 8 mission has been called "the most influential environmental photograph ever taken." The photograph was taken from lunar orbit on Dec. 1968 with a Hasselblad camera.
Subtle color differences on Saturn's moon Mimas are apparent in this false-color view of Herschel Crater captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft during its closest-ever flyby of that moon on Feb. The crater is 80 miles kilometers) wide.