Bright stars of Sagittarius and the center of our Milky Way Galaxy lie just off the wing of a Boeing 747 in this astronomical travel photo. The stratospheric scene was captured earlier this month during a flight from New York to London, 11,000 meters above the Atlantic Ocean. Of course the sky was clear and dark at that altitude, ideal conditions for astronomical imaging.

Airborne Astronomy - Bright stars of Sagittarius and the center of our Milky Way Galaxy lie just off the wing of a Boeing 747 in this astronomical travel photo. The stratospheric scene was captured during a flight from New York to London.

"Delta 4-Heavy fires up the night on second flight" by launchphotography.com #rocket

NASA begins to plan successor to the Hubble and James Webb deep space telescopes By Anthony Wood July 2014 ATLAST is currently planned to be launched atop a Delta-IV Heavy Launch Vehicle (Photo: Be.

ISS and astronaut

The International Space Station (ISS) is a habitable artificial satellite in low Earth orbit. Astronauts Robert L. Curbeam (USA) and Christer Fuglesang (Sweden) work to attach a new truss segment to the ISS and begin to upgrade the power grid.

Stars Gas and Dust Battle in the Carina Nebula

Stars, Gas, and Dust Battle in the Carina Nebula

Title: The Cat's Eye Nebula

The Cat’s Eye Nebula

Three thousand light-years away, a dying star throws off shells of glowing gas. This image from the Hubble Space Telescope reveals the Cat's Eye Nebula to be one of the most complex planetary nebulae known.

This Is Our Entire Solar System And Its Tiny, Scattered Planets

This Is Our Entire Solar System And Its Tiny, Scattered Planets

These six narrow-angle color images were made from the first ever "portrait" of the solar system taken by Voyager which was more than 4 billion miles from Earth and about 32 degrees above the ecliptic.

What created this unusually textured rock on Mars?

Post with 2121 votes and 268477 views. True color image of volcanic basalt rocks in the Gusev Crater, Mars.

Ribbons and Pearls of Spiral Galaxy NGC 1398 - Explanation:   Why do some spiral galaxies have a ring around the center?  Spiral galaxy  NGC 1398 not only has a  ring of pearly stars gas and  dust around its center but a  bar of stars and gas  across  its center  and spiral arms that appear like ribbons farther out. - http://ift.tt/2G3GXiy - ifttt nasa - January 22 2018 at 07:28PM

Ribbons and Pearls of Spiral Galaxy NGC 1398 - Explanation: Why do some spiral galaxies have a ring around the center? Spiral galaxy NGC 1398 not only has a ring of pearly stars gas and dust around its center but a bar of stars and gas across its center and spiral arms that appear like ribbons farther out. - http://ift.tt/2G3GXiy - ifttt nasa - January 22 2018 at 07:28PM

The Cassini spacecraft captured this 2005 shot of one of Saturn’s many moons, the icy Tethys, as it orbited the gas giant planet.

A Moon Of Saturn Has Its Moment In The Sun In This Stunning Ringscape

NASA Astronomy Picture of the Day 2015 April 5 Saturn, Tethys, Rings, and ShadowsSeen from ice moon Tethys, rings and shadows would display fantastic views of the Saturnian system.

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The Geminids flash through northern skies in this wintry night skyscape. The meteors were captured in a single 10 second exposure, near the peak of December’s Geminid meteor shower. Reflecting the.

Somewhat high resolution picture from the Mars Pathfinder

Anniversary of the Mars Pathfinder Landing Mars Pathfinder was launched on Dec. 1996 at am EST on a Delta II rocket. After an uneventful journey, the spacecraft safely landed on the surface of Mars on July

In the Center of the Lagoon Nebula (M8), see this picture labelled at http://imgsrc.hubblesite.org/hu/db/1996/38/images/c/formats/large_web.jpg (credit: A. Caulet (ST-ECF, ESA), NASA)

One-half light-year long interstellar "twisters" in the Lagoon Nebula in the constellation Sagittarius.

Orion Nebula in Oxygen, Hydrogen, and Sulfur

Orion Nebula in Oxygen, Hydrogen, and Sulfur Image Credit & Copyright: César Blanco González Few astronomical sights excite the imagination like the nearby stellar nursery known as the Orion Nebula.

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