30 Best Space Pictures of the Week – Feb 21st to Feb 27th, 2013


February 27, 2013UncategorizedNo comments

1.The “Flying V”, two galaxies colliding.


2.Space Exploration Map


3.How Pluto was discovered. (National Geographic 1939)


4.The Eagle Nebula


5.The Extreme Hubble Deep Field. Never fails to amaze me on how far we have looked into the universe. Every single dot in this picture is a galaxy.


6.Orion & Taurus – Mt Samson – Brisbane QLD


7.Planetary first light: Jupiter


8.Butterfly Emerges from Stellar Demise in Planetary Nebula NGC 6302. Incredible picture.


9.“Mars is a very interesting planet, with its rugged, ancient surface. But this is Earth.” CMDR Chris Hadfield, ISS


10.This image shows an object known as HH 151, a bright jet of glowing material trailed by an intricate, orange-hued plume of gas and dust. It is located some 460 light-years away in the constellation of Taurus (The Bull), near to the young, tumultuous star HL Tau


11.A not-so-hot discovery: a relatively cool extrasolar planet found


12.Space shuttle Endeavour is shown after rollback of the rotating service structure.


13.Pale Blue Dot, photo of Earth taken by Voyager 1 in 1990 as it left the Solar System 3.7 billion miles away.


14.Plato Crater on the Moon, I took using my iPhone last night


15.Space Shuttle Endeavour OV-105 Over Earth


16.Jupiter’s Great Red Spot


17.I’ve been working on astrophotography for 4 years now and I think I’m starting to get the hang of it. Here’s my latest galaxy photo, M81.


18.New image of the Lobster Nebula with the Pismis 24-1 star that has a mass over 200 times that of the Sun


19.Colors of the Innermost Planet


20.Curiosity Self-Portrait Panorama


21.Pelican Nebula, 3D animated GIF


22.Beautiful view of NGC 3190


23.Panoramic of the stars above Mt Hood, Oregon


24.Went on a clear night to Whistler Olympic Park


25.The Cosmic Hearth – Orion Nebula


26.Galactic Supernova Remnant IC 443: The Jellyfish Nebula


27.Saturn’s Hexagon and Rings


28.Carina Nebula


29.Earth from ISS


30.Light Echo of V838 Monocerotis


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