Saturday, May 26, 2018

RIP Alan Bean, Apollo 12 Astronaut & Artist, 4th Moonwalker [3900x3900] via /r/spaceporn

Hubble’s Galaxy Cluster Cornucopia [2960 x 2230] via /r/spaceporn

NGC 5426 and NGC 5427 [2335 x 1867] via /r/spaceporn

"Staring at the Sun" by Bryant Austin [999x1490] via /r/spaceporn

On 19 July 2012 "million-degree plasma in the sun's atmosphere began to cool and fall to the surface,resulting in a dazzling magnetic display known as coronal condensed along twisted magnetic field lines...and formed giant streaming arcs,some as tall as five Earths stacked high"[1920x1080] via /r/spaceporn

Friday, May 25, 2018

The Moon’s Orientale basin - a massive lunar crater, about the size of Texas. [1920 x 1080] via /r/spaceporn

The Crab Nebula [5290 x 5290] via /r/spaceporn

South Pole of Jupiter as seen by Juno Spacecraft [2646 x 3395] via /r/spaceporn

The SpaceX Dragon commercial cargo craft is grappled by the Canadarm2 robotic arm at the International Space Station. [4256 x 2832] via /r/spaceporn

Orbital ATK Antares Rocket Lifts Off on Resupply Mission to the International Space Station [4928 x 3280] via /r/spaceporn

A "long filament of solar material that had been hovering in the sun's atmosphere...erupted out into space" on 31 Aug 2012. This coronal mass ejection (CME) "did not travel directly toward Earth, but did connect with Earth's" magnetosphere. The CME "traveled at over 900 miles per second" [4096x4096] via /r/spaceporn

Thursday, May 24, 2018

[OC] My Grandpa's Keepsake for his "contribution to the first manned lunar landing" -- 1969, NASA-MSC [3024x4032] via /r/spaceporn

The Gum Nebula Expanse [1824x1164] via /r/spaceporn

The Milky Way arching over Middle Cathedral Rock and El Capitan - Yosemite National Park [OC] [11284 × 3186] via /r/spaceporn

Victoria Crater [1500 x 1642] via /r/spaceporn

Enhanced-color image of Stickney Crater, the largest crater on the martian moon Phobos, is nearly half the diameter of Phobos itself. This image was recorded by the HiRISE camera onboard the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter in March of 2008. [1836 × 1362] via /r/spaceporn

Marathon Valley by Opportunity [17548 x 5997] via /r/spaceporn

Apollo 14 Earthrise [4108x4108] via /r/spaceporn

Jupiter [1920x1200] via /r/spaceporn

The Orion Nebula surrounded by faint dust and gasses [OC] [3278x2464] via /r/spaceporn


Wednesday, May 23, 2018

Earth from Apollo 15 [5728x5728] via /r/spaceporn

Composite of The Eagle Nebulae (M16) with the Wide Field Image camera (2.2m telescope) from La Silla [8084 x 8084] via /r/spaceporn

Composite HDR image of the solar corona from the August 21, 2017 total eclipse. [3474 × 2307] via /r/spaceporn

Reflections of Venus and Moon, captured at Santa Marinella (Italy) [1500x2048] via /r/spaceporn

Apollo 15 Lunar Module [2340x2349] via /r/spaceporn

The Tadpole Nebula in entirely visible light [OC] [3900x3900] via /r/spaceporn

Moon - taken on my iPhone X and my telescope! Don’t think that’s right -> [3024x4032] via /r/spaceporn