Star Cluster Messier 22 Along With The Wanderers Saturn And Mars

Star Cluster Messier 22 (M22)

The bright planets Mars and Saturn are captured in this wide field-of-view in a close celestial triangle with large globular Star Cluster Messier 22

Presenting The Extraordinary Spiral Galaxy NGC 3344

Spiral Galaxy NGC 3344

Nearly 40,000 light-years across, the big, beautiful spiral galaxy NGC 3344 is located just 20 million light-years away in the constellation of Leo Minor.

Farthest Star Yet Seen: Captured Star 100 Times Farther Away Than Any Star

Fortuitous Flash Candidate for the Farthest Star Yet Seen

An unexpected flash of light noticed fortuitously on Hubble Space Telescope images may be an image of the farthest star ever captured.

Gorgeous Spiral Galaxy NGC 289: Swirl In The Southern Sky

The beautiful spiral galaxy NGC 289, with its extensive arms sweeping well over 100 thousand light-years from the galaxy’s center.

Mars Between The M8 Lagoon and M20 Trifid Nebulas

Mars Between The M8 Lagoon and M20 Trifid Nebulas

What’s that bright red spot between the Lagoon and Trifid Nebulas? Well, of course, it’s our friendly neighborhood red planet: Mars!

Stunning Look At Star Cluster NGC 602 and Beyond!

Stunning Look At Star Cluster NGC 602 and Beyond

Surrounded by natal gas and dust, the 5 million years young star cluster NGC 602 is featured in this stunning Hubble image.

NGC 2023 In The Shadow Of The Horsehead Nebula

NGC 2023 in the Horsehead's Shadow

Carved by a bright young star in Orion’s dusty molecular clouds, NGC 2023 is often overlooked in favor of the nearby dramatic silhouette of the Horsehead Nebula.

Moons, Rings, Shadows, Clouds: Saturn (Cassini)

Moons, Rings, Shadows, Clouds: Saturn (Cassini)

See the picturesque juxtapositions of moons, rings, and shadows which occurred in 2005 and was captured by the then Saturn-orbiting Cassini spacecraft.

The Milky Way over the Seven Strong Men Rock Formations

Seven Strong Men Rock Formations

You may have heard of the Seven Sisters in the sky, but have you heard about the Seven Strong Men on the ground?

Supermoon December 2017: When, Where & How to See It

supermoon 2017

December’s full moon will be a “Supermoon” as the moon arrives at perigee close to reaching its fullest phase.