Wednesday, March 21, 2018

Stars emerging during the last of twilight on the wilderness coast, WA. [1280x1920] [OC] via /r/spaceporn

Milky Way nestled between the light pollution generated by Ellensburg and Yakima, WA. [OC][2048 x 605] via /r/spaceporn

The North American Nebula sits in the constellation Cygnus, near the bright blue star Deneb. It is nearly four times the size of the moon in the sky, however, it is faint (at 1600 light-years away) and cannot be seen with the naked eye. Here is a single shot from a camera.[OC][1642x1095] via /r/spaceporn

Looking out through the spiral arm of our own galaxy, we can glimpse into intergalactic space. Not as densely populated as the core, the end of these arms forms the edge of our own galaxy; beyond them lies very deep space. [OC][1642x1095] via /r/spaceporn

NGC 2683: Edge-On Spiral Galaxy [1800 x 1300] via /r/spaceporn

Menkhib and the California Nebula [1600 x 1600] via /r/spaceporn

NGC 6334, known as the Cat's Paw Nebula, is 5,500 light years away and gets its reddish hue from ionized hydrogen atoms. [1600 × 1459] via /r/spaceporn

As the International Space Station orbited across the North Pacific Ocean on 12 November 2017 a sequence of high-resolution photos were snapped in rapid succession. This photo was taken at latitude 28.1, longitude -145.9 at 09:14:15 GMT. The ball of light in the background is moving. [4928x3280][OS] via /r/spaceporn

Tuesday, March 20, 2018

View of Earth from Apollo 15 lunar orbit [5014x5014] via /r/spaceporn

Map of the nearby stars in 3D space (14 ly) - created by enthusiasts [1054x2074] via /r/spaceporn

Set my alarm for 2:45am, drove out to the foothills of Mt. Rainier with a buddy and enjoyed a magical night sky. Thank you to my fellow redditors for tipping me off to this location! Here is the early-Spring Milky Way. [OC][1642x1095] via /r/spaceporn

Bursting at the Seams - Dramatic plumes, both large and small, spray water ice out from many locations along the famed "tiger stripes" near the south pole of Saturn's moon Enceladus [1656 x 1024] via /r/spaceporn

Swirling cloud formations around the south pole of Jupiter [1800x1725] via /r/spaceporn

This region of the Carina Nebula is known as ‘Mystic Mountain’ - a three-light-year-tall pillar of gas and dust containing jets of gas being emitted by infant stars. [2104 × 1937] via /r/spaceporn

The Helix Nebula, a Planetary Nebulae, Infrared & Ultraviolet, 2012 x-post /r/HI_Res [6019 x 6019] via /r/spaceporn

Sunday, March 18, 2018

This image captures a close-up view of a storm with bright cloud tops in the northern hemisphere of Jupiter. [1600 x 1123] via /r/spaceporn

Gemini astronaut training for a spacewalk using a Hand-Held Maneuvering Unit [700 x 394] via /r/spaceporn

The Impressive Rays of Hokusai [5375 x 3800] via /r/spaceporn

SWEEPS-04 and SWEEPS-11 The most distant exoplanets known [800x800] [OS] via /r/spaceporn

One of the brightest meteors I've seen, and the first I've caught on camera. Looking towards Palo Alto, CA. [OC][5472x3648] via /r/spaceporn

UV photograph of a Crescent Earth seen during the return from the Moon, Apollo 15, August 1971 [2048x2047] via /r/spaceporn

Friday, March 16, 2018

The Eagle Nebula's Pillars of Creation as seen in visible light by the Hubble Telescope [2500 x 2608] via /r/spaceporn

Diamond Lake, located in Central Oregon near Crater Lake, is not nearly as beautiful. However, the skies are even darker and house a magnificent show at night. [OC][1314x1970] via /r/spaceporn

A view of Earth from 36,000 nautical miles away as photographed from the Apollo 10 spacecraft during its trans-lunar journey toward the Moon [4095 x 4095] via /r/spaceporn

Join us over at r/Map_Porn, the networks newest subreddit! via /r/spaceporn

M17 nebula (visible-light) [7600 x 3700] via /r/spaceporn

Jupiter Timelapse with a 400$ telescope [1416x1416][OC] via /r/spaceporn

Red, orange and green bands of airglow surround the Milky Way over Keluke Lake in Qinghai Provence in China, [3887 × 2037] via /r/spaceporn

Saturn [OC] [720x1280] via /r/spaceporn

Orion's Blush. Deep image of the entire Orion Constellation [OC] [2048x1359] via /r/spaceporn