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Space Photo of the Day 2013

Titan, Enceladus, and Rings / Saturn’s icy moon Enceladus hangs below the gas giant’s rings while Titan lurks in the background, in this new image taken by the Cassini spacecraft.

Gravitational lensing twists distant galaxy into an Einstein Ring

It is mans relation to the cosmos — to the unknown — which alone arouses in me the spark of creative imagination

Betelgeuse, one of the brightest stars in the sky, could burst into its supernova phase and become as bright as a full moon -- and last for as long as a year. The massive star is visible in the winter sky over most of the world as a bright, reddish star, could explode as a supernova anytime within the next 100,000 years. Image Credits: APOD/Xavier Haubois (Observatoire de Paris) et al.