Thursday, May 31, 2018

The swirling clouds of Hurricane Ellen over the Atlantic Ocean are shown clearly in this 70mm photograph taken by the Skylab 3 crew members. September 1973. [3878 x 3878] via /r/spaceporn

Hubble reveals the Ring Nebula's true shape [6000 x 5571] via /r/spaceporn

The compact group of galaxies known as Hickson 44 [OC] [3326x2504] via /r/spaceporn

Tuesday, May 29, 2018

A view of Space Shuttle Columbia sitting on Launch Pad 39A at the Kennedy Space Center following the rollout for its STS-4 mission. The mission launched on June 27, 1982 and was considered at the time as the final test flight for the shuttle program. [6016 x 7914] via /r/spaceporn

Astronaut Alan L. Bean, Lunar Module pilot, pauses near a tool carrier during extravehicular activity (EVA) on the Moon's surface. Commander Charles Conrad Jr., who took the black and white photo, is reflected in Bean's helmet visor. [3000 x 3000] via /r/spaceporn

Milky Way on a calm summer night, taken from a tropical island in the Indian Ocean [OC] [4272x2848] via /r/spaceporn

An astronaut aboard the International Space Station (ISS) photographed this sunset that looks like a vast sheet of flame. [4928 x 3280] via /r/spaceporn

Home [614x453] via /r/spaceporn

Saturday, May 26, 2018

Spiral Galaxies [ 1727 x 2000 ] via /r/spaceporn

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