Topic: space

The Light, the Dark, and the Dusty

This colorful skyscape spans about three full moons (1.5 degrees) across nebula rich starfields along the plane of our Milky Way Galaxy in the royal northern constellation Cepheus. Near the edge of the region’s massive molecular cloud..

Lonely galaxy ‘lost in space’

This NASA/ESA HUbble Space Telescope image shows galaxy NGC 6503. The galaxy, which lies 30,000 light-years away is at the edge of a strangely empty patch of space called the Local Void. Credit: NASA, ESA Although..

Fibrils Flower on the Sun

When does the Sun look like a flower? In a specific color of red light emitted by hydrogen, as featured here, some regions of the solar chromosphere may resemble a rose. The color-inverted image was taken in 2014 October..

First View of Earth from Moon

The world’s first view of Earth taken by a spacecraft from the vicinity of the Moon. The photo was transmitted to Earth by the United States Lunar Orbiter I and received at the NASA tracking..

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