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An image taken by the Hubble Space Telescope shows the shadow of the Jovian moon Ganymede in the center of the Great Red Spot. At the time of the photo, Hubble was being used to monitor changes in Jupiter's immense Great Red Spot (GRS) storm.

Kepler-186f ~ The first known Earth-size planet to lie within the habitable zone of a star beyond the Sun.

The first known Earth-size planet to lie within the habitable zone of a star beyond the Sun. Discovered using data from the prolific planet-hunting Kepler spacecraft, the distant world.

The Southern Lights surround Antarctica, September 2005

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 September 2005

Una proyección cilíndrica de Júpiter, composición de una serie de fotos tomadas por la nave espacial Cassini durante su sobrevuelo del planeta en diciembre del 2000.  crédito:NASA/JPL/Space Science Institute.

A cylindrical projection of Jupiter stitched together from photos taken by Cassini spacecraft during its December 2000 flyby of the planet courtesy NASA/JPL-Caltech

This true color mosaic of Jupiter was constructed from images taken by the narrow angle camera onboard NASA's Cassini spacecraft on December 29, 2000, during its closest approach to the giant planet at a distance of approximately 10 million kilometers (6.2 million miles).  It is the most detailed global color portrait of Jupiter ever produced; the smallest visible features are approximately 60 kilometers (37 miles) across. The mosaic is composed of 27 images: nine images were required to…

The Greatest Jupiter Portrait (NASA Cassini Jupiter Images) - Featured: the planet Jupiter; the pale blue dot of earth

Impresionante foto de la Tierra desde el punto de vista del Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter de la NASA. Publicado por: @Galaxy_Monitor

cosmicvastness: “ NASA Releases New High-Resolution Earthrise Image In this composite image we see Earth appear to rise over the lunar horizon from the viewpoint of the spacecraft, with the center.

Europa and Jupiter. Image create with Celestia.

Celestial World. All About Astronomy. People have shown interest in the stars for a very long time. That enduring passion is one of the many reasons that astronomy has maintained its popularity