NASA's Cassini spacecraft revealed this view of the Saturn with its main rings. The planet glows in natural color, as human eyes would see it. 36 images in three color filters combine in this mosaic, obtained by Cassini's imaging science subsystem on Oct.
NASA's IMAGE Spacecraft View of Aurora Australis from Space [video] by NASA: From space, the aurora is a crown of light that circles each of Earth’s poles. The IMAGE satellite captured this view of the aurora australis (southern lights) on four da
An artist's conception shows what NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter has revealed, vast Martian glaciers of water ice under protective blankets of rocky debris at much lower latitude than any ice previously identified on the Red Planet.
Astronomy Picture of the Day Geminid Meteors over Xinglong Observatory Where do Geminid meteors come from? In terms of location on the sky as the featured image composite beautifully demonstrates the sand-sized bits of rock that create the streaks of th
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NASA's Hubble and Spitzer telescopes combined to make these shape-shifting galaxies taking on the form of a giant mask. The icy blue eyes are actually the cores of two merging galaxies, called NGC 2207 and IC and the mask is their spiral arms.
Victoria Crater, an impact crater at Meridiani Planum, near the equator of Mars. The crater is approximately 800 meters (half a mile) in diameter. Image: High Resolution Imaging Science Experiment (HiRISE) on Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter, NASA
Venus - one day is longer than its entire year. It takes Venus 243 Earth days to completely rotate on its axis, but just 225 days to orbit the sun. Venus is one of two planets that rotates in reverse, called retrograde motion.