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This just doesn't look like a real picture. Turns out it's from the Hubble telescope.

NASA's Three-Billion-Mile Journey to Pluto Reaches Historic Encounter!

Your planet needs you! We're looking for young creatives to get involved in this year's ‪#‎EarthHourUK‬ to inspire the world to live a more thoughtful lifestyle… Photography by Toby Harrison

Milky Way | by ourkind

A shot of the night sky looking south-southeast from Lake Granby in Grand County, Colorado. The bright star in the middle is Sirius, the brightest star in the sky and part of the constellation Canis Major. Part of the constellation Orion can be seen in the top right.

Earth at night

Images from Hubble Space Telescope. Star cluster Pismis 24 hangs over the dusty clouds of NGC 6357, a nebula about 8000 light-years away in the constellation Scorpius. This picture showed that the brightest star in the cluster is in fact two stars in a tight binary orbit. Each star is about a hundred times the Sun's mass.

Tarantula Nebula.

NASA's Messenger Satellite Captures Spectacular Color Mosaic of Mercury

Possibly the Youngest Galaxy Ever Seen, an irregular dwarf galaxy about 45 million light-years away is seen in this image from NASA. NASA/ESA/A. Schaller

NGC 3314 is a pair of overlapping spiral galaxies between 117-140 million light years away in the constellation Hydra.

Via Hubble: The cosmic "ice sculptures" of the Carina Nebula. Scientists are still trying to explain the beautiful spires.

Black Hole

A singing black hole in the heart of the Perseus Cluster emits a single note 57 octaves below middle C, with a wave frequency of 10 million years.

Serenity Nebula

The Earth from Space by exploringuniverse...

The nebula Messier 78 (also known as M 78 or NGC 2068) is a reflection nebula in the constellation Orion. It was discovered by Pierre Méchain in 1780 and included by Charles Messier in his catalog of comet-like objects that same year.


☆ Stellar Sky ☆

Taken by Prosper Henry, 1885. This photograph of the Ring Nebula in the constellation Lyra shows but a three-degree section of the firmament, 1,956 light-years from earth. Once a star similar to our own sun, the nebula was formed when the star exploded, releasing gasses from its outer shell into space.

Constellation Orion, the Hunter, and Sirius, the brightest star of the night sky, shine over Fischbacher Alpen, near Alpine village of Krieglach in Austria. The three brightest stars in this view (Sirius, Rigel at Orion's foot, and Betelgeuse at Orion's shoulder) form a large prominent asterism known as the Winter Triangle. @katerinamaslaro

From deep space nature's irridescent palette of radiance! —

New Hubble Infrared View of the Tarantula Nebula

Milky Way Clouds Over The Mount Evans Observatory, Colorado

The Antennae Galaxy (photo NASA) via Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History