Annular Solar Eclipse--the moon blocks most of the solar disk but leaves a ring of sun blazing around the moon's circumference. The full 'ring of fire' effect was visible in parts of eight states in the western U.
This image of the star formation region NGC 6334 is one of the first scientific images from the ArTeMiS instrument on APEX. The picture shows the glow detected at a wavelength of millimetres coming from dense clouds of interstellar dust grains.
Astrophotographer Dave Larkin captured this image of the Running Man Nebula, also known as NGC using the Slooh Space Camera, which is an online night sky observing service that allows users to view the sky using telescopes around the world.
This is THE definitive image of planet Earth: Satellite captures all of our globe in one stunning, 121million-megapixel shot
This magnificent image is a portrait of the Earth taken in one single shot. At 121 megapixels, it is the highest resolution image of the planet ever and was taken by the geostationary Russian weather satellite the Electro-L.
This sharp and detailed mosaic, recorded with telescope and digital camera, was seen from Byron Bay, NSW Australia on June 30, 2015. Showing the International Space Station amid a colorful lunar surface, the colors have been enhanced and processed in this image so that the different colors correspond to real differences in the chemical makeup of the lunar surface. Blue hues reveal titanium rich areas while orange and purple colors show regions relatively poor in titanium and iron. (NASA…
Hubble Telescope Zooms In At A Small Area In Space And Finds Something Amazing…