Wallpapers

  • Salt and Pepper Craters | Space Wallpaper

    Salt and Pepper Craters | Space Wallpaper

    June 03, 2014 | Wallpaper

    This space wallpaper shows the dark and shadowed regions of the Moon that fascinate astronomers and Pink Floyd fans alike.
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  • Colorful Star Cluster | Space Wallpaper

    Colorful Star Cluster | Space Wallpaper

    June 02, 2014 | Wallpaper

    This colorful space wallpaper from the MPG/ESO 2.2-metre telescope at ESO's La Silla Observatory in Chile shows the star cluster NGC 3590.
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  • Magnificent Magnetar | Space Wallpaper

    Magnificent Magnetar | Space Wallpaper

    May 27, 2014 | Wallpaper

    This space wallpaper is an artist’s impression showing the magnetar in the very rich and young star cluster Westerlund 1.
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  • Saturn's Dancing Auroral Lights | Space Wallpaper

    Saturn's Dancing Auroral Lights | Space Wallpaper

    May 22, 2014 | Wallpaper

    Astronomers using the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope have captured the images in this amazing space wallpaper showing the dancing auroral lights at Saturn’s north pole.
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  • Shrunken Spot | Space Wallpaper

    Shrunken Spot | Space Wallpaper

    May 20, 2014 | Wallpaper

    This spectacular space wallpaper shows Jupiter's shrinking trademark Great Red Spot — a swirling storm feature larger than Earth.
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  • Measuring the Day | Space Wallpaper

    Measuring the Day | Space Wallpaper

    May 19, 2014 | Wallpaper

    This space wallpaper is an artist’s view showing the planet orbiting the young star Beta Pictoris. This exoplanet is the first to have its rotation rate measured.
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  • Stealing the Limelight  | Space Wallpaper

    Stealing the Limelight | Space Wallpaper

    May 14, 2014 | Wallpaper

    Even though it may only be a lump of porous rock, Phobos isn’t shy about hogging the limelight in this space wallpaper taken by ESA’s Mars Express.
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  • Gangly Galaxy | Space Wallpaper

    Gangly Galaxy | Space Wallpaper

    May 13, 2014 | Wallpaper

    This bundle of bright stars and dark dust in this beautiful space wallpaper is a dwarf spiral galaxy known as NGC 4605, located around 16 million light-years away in the constellation of Ursa Major (The Great Bear).
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  • Magnetic Fingerprint | Space Wallpaper

    Magnetic Fingerprint | Space Wallpaper

    May 12, 2014 | Wallpaper

    This fascinating space wallpaper shows the magnetic field of our Milky Way Galaxy as seen by ESA’s Planck satellite. This image was compiled from the first all-sky observations of polarized light emitted by interstellar dust in the Milky Way.
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  • Strange View | Space Wallpaper

    Strange View | Space Wallpaper

    May 09, 2014 | Wallpaper

    This unusual space wallpaper shows one of the VLT's Unit Telescopes. During the exposure the camera was zoomed so that the stars, and the rest of the image, are smeared radially to create a strange and striking effect.
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