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

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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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