Wallpapers

  • Where Stars Form | Space Wallpaper

    Where Stars Form | Space Wallpaper

    July 15, 2014 | Wallpaper

    This space wallpaper shows a richly detailed new view from the MPG/ESO 2.2-metre telescope at the La Silla Observatory in Chile shows the star formation region Gum 15.
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  • Hues Across the Sky | Space Wallpaper

    Hues Across the Sky | Space Wallpaper

    July 08, 2014 | Wallpaper

    The sun sets over Paranal Observatory in this beautiful space wallpaper, painting an array of subtle hues across the sky reminiscent of a Monet landscape.
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  • Blast Off | Space Wallpaper

    Blast Off | Space Wallpaper

    July 01, 2014 | Wallpaper

    This space wallpaper shows part of the 3000-metre peak of Cerro Armazones blasting away as a step towards levelling the summit in preparation for the construction of the largest optical/infrared telescope in the world.
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  • After Impact | Space Wallpaper

    After Impact | Space Wallpaper

    June 27, 2014 | Wallpaper

    This cool space wallpaper shows an exit hole through Kevlar–Nextel fabric after hypervelocity testing of the multilayer shielding for ESA’s ATV space freighter, simulating an impact by space debris.
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  • Buried in Dust | Space Wallpaper

    Buried in Dust | Space Wallpaper

    June 24, 2014 | Wallpaper

    This space wallpaper shows an artist’s conception of the environment around GRB 020819B based on ALMA observations.
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  • Dusty Rings| Space Wallpaper

    Dusty Rings| Space Wallpaper

    June 18, 2014 | Wallpaper

    This space wallpaper shows the dust ring around the nearby star HR 4796A in the southern constellation of Centaurus. It was one of the first produced by the SPHERE instrument soon after it was installed on ESO’s Very Large Telescope in May 2014.
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  • Gleaming Over Atacama | Space Wallpaper

    Gleaming Over Atacama | Space Wallpaper

    June 09, 2014 | Wallpaper

    This gorgeous space wallpaper, taken in the Atacama Desert in Chile, shows star trails circling the South Celestial Pole, over a cacti-dominated still landscape.
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  • Deep Space Colors | Space Wallpaper

    Deep Space Colors | Space Wallpaper

    June 08, 2014 | Wallpaper

    In this space wallpaper, astronomers using NASA's Hubble Space Telescope have assembled a comprehensive picture of the evolving universe among the most colorful deep space images ever captured by the 24-year-old telescope.
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  • 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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