Sunday, July 22, 2018

Flaming Star Nebula [1500 x 1491] via /r/spaceporn

Telstar 19V launched on a Falcon 9 Block 5 [OC] [5184x3465] via /r/spaceporn

Saturday, July 21, 2018

Starry Night[OC][6000x4000] via /r/spaceporn

Amateur Observatory Sits Quietly Under the Stars [OC] [1386x2081] via /r/spaceporn

The galactic core rising behind Mount Rainier in Washington. I had to haul 50 pounds of tracking equipment up a mountain to get this 10 minute exposure of the milky way. It was worth all the sweat and sore shoulders. Click and zoom in for maximum quality! (OC) [5265x5349] via /r/spaceporn

Apollo 12 Earthrise [5319x5319] via /r/spaceporn

Messier 66 [3903 x 2702] via /r/spaceporn

Latest Jupiter flyby image captured by NASA's Juno spacecraft [2938x1800] via /r/spaceporn

One tracked and one untracked exposure of the Milky Way combined to bring out an extreme amount of detail - Rocky Mountain National Park, CO [OC][1353x2048] via /r/spaceporn

The moon, taken with my phone, through a telescope [OC] [2380x2380] via /r/spaceporn

On July 21st, 2011, NASA completed its space shuttle program when Atlantis landed on Kennedy Space Center after its 135th mission (hence STS-135). The End of an era. [3000 × 1996] via /r/spaceporn

Friday, July 20, 2018

This is how you board your ride to the Moon [5000x7060] via /r/spaceporn

I took this on my cell; thought you might like it. (V20 f/1.8 4mm 30.000s ISO-3200)[Eugene, Or 4636x3492][OC] via /r/spaceporn

Milky way over an ancient bristlewood pine forest. Insight Investment Astronomy Photographer of the Year 2018 shortlist image by Jez Hughes [1024x681] via /r/spaceporn

Mars + Milky Way from Mt Hood, OR last night [1500x1000][OC] via /r/spaceporn

Earth rising over the moon's horizon from the Apollo 11 spacecraft [1889 x 1909] via /r/spaceporn

Earth and International Space Station, as seen from the departing Shuttle Atlantis on July 19, 2011. [2832 × 4256] via /r/spaceporn

These mosaics of the Saturn moon Titan's surface were constructed using data gathered over 13 years by the Visual and Infrared Mapping Spectrometer instrument aboard NASA's Cassini spacecraft. [5448 x 3686] via /r/spaceporn

The only photo of Apollo 11 Astronaut Neil Armstrong working on the Moon [3900x3900] via /r/spaceporn

49 years ago today Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin became the first men to set foot on another heavenly body. In honor of that I thought I’d post an iconic image of Buzz standing at the base of the Lunar Lander “Eagle” photographed by Neil. [4062X4265] via /r/spaceporn

Thursday, July 19, 2018

Regardless of the amount of winter ice cover, the waters off of the Alaskan coast usually come alive each spring with blooms of phytoplankton. [5244x 3496] via /r/spaceporn

Glittering stars and wisps of gas create a breathtaking backdrop for the self-destruction of a massive star, called supernova 1987A, in the Large Magellanic Cloud, a nearby galaxy. Astronomers in the Southern hemisphere witnessed the brilliant explosion of this star on February 23, 1987[1334 x 1474] via /r/spaceporn

Astronaut James S. Voss, payload commander, during the September 16, 1995, EVA which was conducted in and around Space Shuttle Endeavour’s cargo bay. [4096 x 4096] via /r/spaceporn

3 launch photographers came together to capture Tesla and SpaceX in a single frame. Images, timelapse and launch behind-the-scenes video [OC][2048x1638] via /r/spaceporn

Cats Paw Nebula (Narrowband, 40 hours) [1686x1501] [OC] via /r/spaceporn

Wednesday, July 18, 2018

Wizard Nebula | NGC7380 from Pakistan [1600x1233][OC] via /r/spaceporn

Launched 15 years ago, the Spitzer Space Telescope has made many discoveries, including this detection of the merger of two neutron stars. [1250 x 1250] via /r/spaceporn

Shooting star over Mud Lake, MN [OC] [5760 x 3840] via /r/spaceporn

SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket survives rain storm [4000 X 3000] [OC] via /r/spaceporn

Milky Way over Lily Lake, Colorado [1990x1990][OC] via /r/spaceporn

Gemini X launched on 7/18/66 and broke world altitude records for human spaceflight and was the first mission to include 2 spacewalks. Gemini X earned NASA important experience and knowledge in the areas of rendezvous, docked maneuvering, extravehicular activity, and controlled re-entry. [2361x3000] via /r/spaceporn

Gemini X Agena Target Docking Vehicle [3480 x 2102] via /r/spaceporn

Aurora Australis, also known as the Southern Lights, photographed by NASA astronaut Joe Acaba from the Tranquility node of the ISS [4256 x 2832] via /r/spaceporn

Orion Nebula without a telescope [2263x2481][OC] via /r/spaceporn

Tuesday, July 17, 2018

Milky Way shot taken in my neighborhood in the mountains of SW Colorado [6000x4000] [OC] via /r/spaceporn

Photo of the Moon taking with a Nikon D3400[6000x4000] via /r/spaceporn

Aurora Borealis over Kirkjufell, Iceland [3648 × 4560][OC] via /r/spaceporn

[OC] Caught by surprise daytime Lunar Observing in Chicago. I was at work doing solar observing and freaked out when I saw the moon. Called someone for a finder scope and watched the moon for an hour. First post; I understand if it’s too low quality—I was excited anyway [1806 x 1797] via /r/spaceporn

Pillars of Creation [digital painting] [1053x830] [OC] via /r/spaceporn

Mountains of Pluto [1280x841] via /r/spaceporn

Mars is really bright! Taken at Mersing, Malaysia [3460 x 4736] [OC] via /r/spaceporn

Enhanced coronal details from the August 21, 2017 solar eclipse [OC] [3036x2444] via /r/spaceporn

The Milky Way and an incredibly bright Mars rising over the California Coast (and my girlfriend!) [3840 x 2563][OC] via /r/spaceporn

Most of the images of the MW are taken without a tracker. This single image was taken with a tracker. Here she is, peering over the hills surrounding Lake Crescent. [OC][2736x1558] via /r/spaceporn

The Moon Vancouver BC [2048 x 1536] [OC] via /r/spaceporn

Earth and Moon awash in a sea of stars [1024x1024] via /r/spaceporn