Wednesday, April 14, 2021

Alnitak and the Flame Nebula [1462 × 1712] | Image Credit & Copyright: Team ARO via /r/spaceporn

The surface of Kepler-1649c, a planet very similar to earth (measured radius and amount of light received), with the sunset of its host star Kepler-1649 (and another planet, Kepler 1649b) visible in the sky. This star system is about 300 light-years away. [3840 x 2160] (Image: NASA & Daniel Rutter) via /r/spaceporn

Japanese astronaut Akihiko Hoshide took this selfie while on the International Space Station on September 5, 2012. via /r/spaceporn

The moon from my back yard (unedited iPhone shot held to telescope) via /r/spaceporn

“The Pencil Nebula Supernova Shock Wave” by Greg Turgeon & Utkarsh Mishra via /r/spaceporn

Rho Ophiuchi cloud complex & Blue Horsehead. via /r/spaceporn

Jupiter’s Southern Storms, digital painting [OC] via /r/spaceporn

Tuesday, April 13, 2021

Unbelievable via /r/spaceporn

View from atop Mt Mercou on Mars taken by Curiosity. via /r/spaceporn

Hourglass Nebula via /r/spaceporn

A picture of a small percentage of all the planets they found so far around other stars. A lot are huge gas giants like Jupiter and Saturn but there are also small rocky planets like earth via /r/spaceporn

Milky Way core. via /r/spaceporn

I took a picture of a galaxy 23 million light years away! This is the Whirlpool galaxy. via /r/spaceporn

Small waxing crescent low in the sky via /r/spaceporn

The Milky Way, Aurora Australis, and Airglow viewed from the ISS via /r/spaceporn

Saturn captured from my Backyard. via /r/spaceporn

Saturn captured from my Backyard. via /r/spaceporn

Mars via /r/spaceporn

Soyuz MS-18 approaching ISS via /r/spaceporn

Milky Way core above a small beach at the South East Coast of Australia [OC] via /r/spaceporn

Monday, April 12, 2021

Kiwi On The Mountain - photographed in the Aoraki/Mount Cook National Park, New Zealand as the galactic center of the Milky Way set behind the Southern Alps in August 2020 via /r/spaceporn

EAPOD April 13th 2021 | LDN 1235 & LDN 1251 | ‘Shark Attack’ | André van der Hoeven via /r/spaceporn

After six years of silence, the thunder of manned space flight was heard again, as the successful launch of the first space shuttle on April 12, 1981. via /r/spaceporn

Neptune and triton captured by voyager 2, 1989 via /r/spaceporn

ONE YEAR (!) of exposure with the camera I made by myself :) that is one shot, not a photomanipulation. lines are suntrails / more on my IG: @xafex via /r/spaceporn

Barnard 68 - NOT the Boötes Void via /r/spaceporn

As a celebration of the 60 years of Gagarin's flight I made a 3D printed version of the commemorative patch released by Roscosmos. I am very satisfied with the result and I hope you will like it. Also, if you have a 3D printed and want to try, I made the files available for free via /r/spaceporn

Catch some starlight via /r/spaceporn

April 12 is the International Day of Human Space Flight. 60 years ago, Yuri Gagarin had his first historic flight into the cosmos. As we reflect on his accomplishment today, we look ahead to the future of human space flight as we prepare to send humans back to the Moon. via /r/spaceporn

1500 light years away towards the constellation of Orion lies a nebula which, from its glow and dark dust lanes, appears like a billowing fire. The bright star Alnitak, ..( see comments ) via /r/spaceporn

Milky Way rising above a lone tree and dirt road 20 minutes outside of Canberra, Australia. [OC] via /r/spaceporn

60 years ago, the Russian cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin began the space age for mankind. via /r/spaceporn

Took this photo of the milky way last night under bortle 6 skies, I'm very pleased 😄 via /r/spaceporn

“Alnitak and the Flame Nebula” by Team ARO via /r/spaceporn

Sunday, April 11, 2021

The Veil Super Nova Remnant [OC] via /r/spaceporn

The Monkey Head Nebula, shot from Switzerland via /r/spaceporn

Another great Saturn picture along with it’s adorable moons Tethys, Enceladus, and Rhea. From Cassini ^_^ via /r/spaceporn

Sea of Dunes in Mars, courtesy of NASA ( in false color) via /r/spaceporn

I know you like to flex with your deep space telescopes, but here is my backyard shot with my phone...the conditions weren't the best and I think some birds passed above the phone, but mobile cameras sure came a long way via /r/spaceporn

Milky Way over a mountain in Gypsum, Colorado [OC] [3344 × 5128] via /r/spaceporn

To infinity and beyond! via /r/spaceporn

Wanted to get some Astro shots this Milky Way season as I’ve been away from it for awhile. Went out to the Sierras this weekend and caught this. [OC] [5622X4016] via /r/spaceporn

The Pillars of Creation via /r/spaceporn

Canes II Galaxy Group [OS][OC] via /r/spaceporn

A composite of glowing HDR moon with starry background via /r/spaceporn

M3 globular star cluster [OC] via /r/spaceporn

A 90 megapixel Milkyway mosaic via /r/spaceporn

Life Near The Horsehead Nebula via /r/spaceporn