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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