Astronomy Picture of the Day
A different astronomy and space science related image is featured each day, along with a brief explanation.
Hubble Heritage Gallery of Images
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Snowy Range Perseids Meteor Shower
Last night I went out to Snowy Range in Wyoming in search of dark skies for the Perseid meteor shower. I wanted something special for the foreground and I knew the Snowies faced in the perfect direction to get this shot. I started shooting at 10pm an...
9 gigapixels, 84 million stars: Peer into the world's most...
What you see here is the core of the Milky Way, as seen by the European Space Agency's VISTA telescope. If you looked up at the center of the Milky Way with your naked eye, all of these stars, galaxies and nebulae would occupy a patch of space that's...