30 Best Space Pictures of the Week – Jan 3rd to Jan 9th, 2013

1.Sizzling Remains of a Dead Star

2.Trifid Nebula

 

3.LH 95 Star-Forming Region of the Magellanic Cloud

 

4.AE Aurigae and the Flaming Star Nebula

5.NASA’s Spitzer Space Telescope detects a green ring nebula named RCW 120

 

6.The “Pillars of Creation”

 

7.Picture of the sun using a neutral density filter and a telephoto lens, better than expected for consumer technology

 

8.Near Mega moon New Zealand- 04MAY12, (1243×829).. i like to be different 🙂

 

9.First attempt at star trails – 8min exposure (Melbourne, Australia)

10.The first image of a new planet being formed with star dust.

 

11.The center of the Milky Way Galaxy.

12.Moonrise over the Black Mountains of Death Valley

13.The Dark Tower in Scorpius

14.W40’s cradle of stars

 

15.My favourite shot of the Cupola ISS module

 

16.A solar eruption gracefully rose up from the sun on Dec. 31, 2012, twisting and turning

 

17.Colorful Moon – Mosaic

18.Saturn from Above

 

19.Ultraviolet composite image of star cluster Omega Centauri

 

20.I want that blue – the Flaming Star Nebula

 

21.PacMan Nebula in Narrowband

 

22.The Iris Nebula

 

23.Stereo Helene: Get out your red/blue glasses and float next to Helene, the small icy moon of Saturn

 

24.“The beauty of the Bahamas is surreal; every blue that exists.” From Chris Hadfield’s twitter

 

25.The Still-Forming Sun HD 142527

 

26.Moonrise over the Rocky Mountians.

 

27.Earth, the planet that never sleeps!

 

28.Mount Vesuvius and the Bay of Naples from space: Photographer: Chris Hadfield

 

29.The Pinwheel Galaxy

 

30.Grand Spiral Galaxy

 

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