Stunning Space Photos of 2016

Stunning Space Photos of 2016

December 30, 2016

Auroras on Jupiter

A selection of amazing space views, taken aboard the International Space Station and more, from the NASA, ESA, JAXA agencies.

Above, a combined image of Jupiter taken with Hubble Space Telescope, with observations of its auroras in the ultraviolet, taken in 2016.   Credit NASA, ESA

 

Election Day 2016 in ISSElection Day 2016 aboard the space station.   Credit NASA



 

 The Richat Structure or “Bulls Eye” in Mauritania,The Richat Structure or “Bulls Eye” in Mauritania, June 30, 2016.   Credit Jeff Williams—NASA

 

Hubble Space Telescope image showing Trumpler 14NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope image showing Trumpler 14, a glittering star cluster containing a collection of some of the brightest stars seen in our Milky Way galaxy, Jan. 21, 2016.  Credit J. Maíz Apellániz—Institute of Astrophysics of Andalusia, Spain/ESA/NASA

 

The Veggie experiment illuminates the Columbus moduleThe Veggie experiment illuminates the Columbus module with pink light, aboard the International Space Station, on Dec. 1, 2016.  Credit NASA

 

Milky Way rising over the horizonMilky Way rising over the horizon, June 6, 2016.   Credit Tim Peake—ESA/NASA

 

Earth captured from the moons surface. An image by the Japanese Aerospace Exploration AgencyEarth captured from the moons surface. An image by the Japanese Aerospace Exploration Agency, JAXA, from its Kayuga spacecraft in Oct. 2016.  Credit JAXA



 

 The full moon rises just before sunset, over western ChinaThe full moon rises just before sunset, over western China, June 21, 2016.  Credit Jeff Williams—NASA

 

Moonrise on the International Space Station Moonrise on the International Space Station.  Credit NASA

 

Hubble’s Wide Field Camera 3 (WFC3), shows NGC 4696This picture, taken by Hubble’s Wide Field Camera 3 (WFC3), shows NGC 4696, the largest galaxy in the Centaurus Cluster.   Credit NASA



 

sources NASA, ESA, JAXA

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