Wallpapers

  • Runaway Galaxy | Space Wallpaper

    Runaway Galaxy | Space Wallpaper

    March 06, 2014 | Wallpaper

    The spiral galaxy ESO 137-001 looks like a dandelion caught in a breeze in this stunning space wallpaper from Hubble Space Telescope.
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  • Cosmic Black Widow | Space Wallpaper

    Cosmic Black Widow | Space Wallpaper

    March 05, 2014 | Wallpaper

    Spinning 390 times a second, the "black widow" pulsar PSR J1311−3430 periodically swings its radio (green) and gamma-ray (magenta) beams past Earth in this amazing space wallpaper.
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  • Space Junk | Space Wallpaper

    Space Junk | Space Wallpaper

    March 04, 2014 | Wallpaper

    This space wallpaper is an illustration depicting the amount of space junk currently orbiting Earth.
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  • Glittering Blue Cluster | Space Wallpaper

    Glittering Blue Cluster | Space Wallpaper

    March 03, 2014 | Wallpaper

    This dazzling space wallpaper from ESO’s La Silla Observatory in Chile shows the bright star cluster Messier 7.
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  • Strange Black Hole | Space Wallpaper

    Strange Black Hole | Space Wallpaper

    February 28, 2014 | Wallpaper

    This space wallpaper is a view of the microquasar MQ1—a black hole in the galaxy M83—as it appeared to the Hubble Space Telescope's Wide Field Camera 3.
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  • Red and Dead | Space Wallpaper

    Red and Dead | Space Wallpaper

    February 27, 2014 | Wallpaper

    This cool space wallpaper shows a composite view of the giant elliptical galaxy NGC 1399. The stellar component, as observed at optical wavelengths, is shown in white at the center of the image.
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  • Young Cosmic Cluster | Space Wallpaper

    Young Cosmic Cluster | Space Wallpaper

    February 26, 2014 | Wallpaper

    This stunning space wallpaper shows a small part of the Large Magellanic Cloud, one of the closest galaxies to our own. This collection of small baby stars, most weighing less than the Sun, form a young stellar cluster known as LH63.
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  • Runaway Star | Space Wallpaper

    Runaway Star | Space Wallpaper

    February 25, 2014 | Wallpaper

    Roguish runaway stars can have a big impact on their surroundings as they plunge through the Milky Way galaxy. Their high-speed encounters shock the galaxy, creating arcs, as seen in this space wallpaper of speedster star Kappa Cassiopeiae, or HD 2905.
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  • Mysterious Ribbon | Space Wallpaper

    Mysterious Ribbon | Space Wallpaper

    February 24, 2014 | Wallpaper

    This space wallpaper shows a model of the interstellar magnetic fields — which would otherwise be straight — warping around the outside of our heliosphere. The image is based on data from NASA's Interstellar Boundary Explorer.
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  • Heart in Darkness | Space Wallpaper

    Heart in Darkness | Space Wallpaper

    February 21, 2014 | Wallpaper

    This fascinating Chandra X-Ray Observatory space wallpaper of the young star cluster NGC 346 highlights a heart-shaped cloud of 8 million-degree Celsius gas in the central region.
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