The Royal Observatory Greenwich is pleased to announce the shortlist for this year’s Astronomy Photographer of the Year competition. The Awards will be announced on September 18, 2013, while an exhibition of the winning images will run from September 19 to February 23, 2014. Receiving the Galatic Beam. The Milky Way appears to line up with the giant 64-m dish of the radio telescope at Parkes Observatory in Australia.
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The Kuiper Belt is a disc-shaped region of icy objects beyond the orbit of Neptune in our solar system. It is also called Edgeworth–Kuiper belt.
Giant Ring Discovered Around Saturn
Beautiful picture a Sunet and our lovely Planet Earth. Our sun is the closest star to Earth.
Sunset and the Earth Picture
Space Shuttle Enterprise Free Flight
Star Trek television cast members attend the roll out of the Space Shuttle Enterprise at the Palmdale manufacturing facilities in this NASA handout photo dated September 17, 1976.
NASA'S Chandra Finds Fastest Wind From Stellar-Mass Black Hole.
This artist's impression shows a binary system containing a stellar-mass black hole called IGR J17091-3624, or IGR J17091 for short. The strong gravity of the black hole, on the left, is pullin
Astronomers have pushed the Hubble Space Telescope to its limits by finding distant object(s) ever seen in the universe. The Hubble Space Telescope is an amazing observatory.
The NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope has spotted the "UFO Galaxy." NGC 2683 is a spiral galaxy seen almost edge-on, giving it the shape of a classic science fiction spaceship. This is why the astronomers at the Astronaut Memorial Planetarium and Observatory, Cocoa, Florida, gave it this attention-grabbing nickname.
Hourglass Nebula Picture This Hubble telescope snapshot of MyCn18, a young planetary nebula, reveals that the object has an hourglass shape with an intricate pattern of "etchings" in its walls. A planetary nebula is the glowing relic of a dying, Sun-like star. The results are of great interest because they shed new light on the poorly understood ejection of stellar matter that accompanies the slow death of Sun-like stars.