sagansense:

ageofdestruction:

alanis: Clouds and shadows on Mars, photographed by Mars Express, 24th May 2012.

Between 28 and 36°S, 284°E, on the arc of highlands that surround the southeast Solis Planum. The crater split between the 2nd and 3rd images is Voeykov, about 75 km across, named for climatologist and geographer Alexander Ivanovich Voeykov (1842-1916). The small, deep crater toward bottom left of the 4th image is Los, named for a village of about 400 people in Gävleborg County, Sweden.

Composite of 3 visible light images for colour, and 5 monochrome images for animation. Colour is not balanced naturalistically, and the slightly psychedelic colours of the clouds are a result of mismatches between the images where the clouds have moved between exposures.

Image credit: ESA. Composite: AgeOfDestruction.

You’re looking at another world. Let that sink in. We will be livestreaming in real time soon…

space-pics:

Horsehead Nebula in infrared (1024x800)
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liartownusa:

Ha-Ha-Haikus #25, June 1969 liartownusa:

Ha-Ha-Haikus #25, June 1969

liartownusa:

Ha-Ha-Haikus #25, June 1969

space-pics:

To think what could possibly be out there…
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space-pics:

True color and size of comet 67P.
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staceythinx:

Astonishingly beautiful astrophotography by Rogelio Bernal Andreo. Click on the images for locations. staceythinx:

Astonishingly beautiful astrophotography by Rogelio Bernal Andreo. Click on the images for locations. staceythinx:

Astonishingly beautiful astrophotography by Rogelio Bernal Andreo. Click on the images for locations. staceythinx:

Astonishingly beautiful astrophotography by Rogelio Bernal Andreo. Click on the images for locations. staceythinx:

Astonishingly beautiful astrophotography by Rogelio Bernal Andreo. Click on the images for locations. staceythinx:

Astonishingly beautiful astrophotography by Rogelio Bernal Andreo. Click on the images for locations. staceythinx:

Astonishingly beautiful astrophotography by Rogelio Bernal Andreo. Click on the images for locations. staceythinx:

Astonishingly beautiful astrophotography by Rogelio Bernal Andreo. Click on the images for locations. staceythinx:

Astonishingly beautiful astrophotography by Rogelio Bernal Andreo. Click on the images for locations. staceythinx:

Astonishingly beautiful astrophotography by Rogelio Bernal Andreo. Click on the images for locations.

staceythinx:

Astonishingly beautiful astrophotography by Rogelio Bernal Andreo. Click on the images for locations.

discoverynews:

Jupiter Moon Io Unleashes Cataclysmic Eruptions

One of Jupiter’s moons has unleashed a series of huge volcanic eruptions over a hellish 2 week period that were so bright they could be studied in detail by ground based observatories.