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Earth, is the third planet from left. Pictures like these always get me. We're tiny specks in a vast universe so magnificent our minds will never be able to fully comprehend it. Ugh. Amazing.

from NASA

Chaos in Orion

Chaos in Orion Baby stars are creating chaos 1,500 light-years away in the cosmic cloud of the Orion Nebula. Four massive stars make up the bright yellow area in the center of this false-color image for NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope. Green indicates hydrogen and sulfur gas in the nebula, which is a cocoon of gas and dust. Red and orange indicate carbon-rich molecules. Infant stars appear as yellow dots embedded in the nebula.

from Bt images

9 Incredible Photos of our Universe

This is so beyond gorgeous that I don't think there are words for it and somehow even gorgeous seems to pale in comparison to the beauty that this picture represents!


The planet Neptune is the eighth planet from the Sun and has a thick atmosphere and the fastest winds in the solar system.


Saturn, the sixth planet from the Sun, was named after the Roman God Saturn. The planet Saturn is a gas giant and one of the Jovian planets.