Wallpapers

  • Contrasting Galaxies | Space Wallpaper

    Contrasting Galaxies | Space Wallpaper

    April 14, 2014 | Wallpaper

    This space wallpaper from the MPG/ESO 2.2-metre telescope at ESO’s La Silla Observatory in Chile shows a contrasting pair of galaxies: NGC 1316, and its smaller companion NGC 1317 (right).
    Read More

  • Monster 'El Gordo' | Space Wallpaper

    Monster 'El Gordo' | Space Wallpaper

    April 10, 2014 | Wallpaper

    This space wallpaper is a Hubble Space Telescope image of ‘El Gordo,’ which is the nickname given to the most massive cluster of galaxies ever seen to exist when the universe was just half of its current age of 13.8 billion years.
    Read More

  • Titan’s Dunes | Space Wallpaper

    Titan’s Dunes | Space Wallpaper

    April 08, 2014 | Wallpaper

    This cool space wallpaper is a radar image from the Cassini orbiter showing dark streaks carved into dunes on Saturn’s moon Titan.
    Read More

  • Galactic Collage | Space Wallpaper

    Galactic Collage | Space Wallpaper

    April 03, 2014 | Wallpaper

    This space wallpaper is a collage of galaxies in the Herschel Reference Survey at infrared/submillimetre wavelengths by Herschel (left) and at visible wavelengths from the Sloan Digital Sky Survey (SDSS, right).
    Read More

  • Entering Interstellar Space | Space Wallpaper

    Entering Interstellar Space | Space Wallpaper

    April 02, 2014 | Wallpaper

    This space wallpaper is an artist's concept depicting NASA's Voyager 1 spacecraft entering interstellar space, or the space between stars.
    Read More

  • Changes in the Fields | Space Wallpaper

    Changes in the Fields | Space Wallpaper

    April 01, 2014 | Wallpaper

    This colorful space wallpaper is a radar composite image shows changes in large-scale agricultural plots in southwest Iran. The image was released March 28, 2014.
    Read More

  • Rare Double Star | Space Wallpaper

    Rare Double Star | Space Wallpaper

    March 28, 2014 | Wallpaper

    HR 5171, the brightest star just below the center of this stunning space wallpaper, is a yellow hypergiant, a very rare type of stars with only a dozen known in our galaxy.
    Read More

  • Space Rock Rings | Space Wallpaper

    Space Rock Rings | Space Wallpaper

    March 27, 2014 | Wallpaper

    This stunning space wallpaper is an artist's illustration showing what the rings surrounding the asteroid Chariklo may look like from a distance.
    Read More

  • Orbits, Orbits, Orbits | Space Wallpaper

    Orbits, Orbits, Orbits | Space Wallpaper

    March 26, 2014 | Wallpaper

    This space wallpaper is an orbit diagram for the outer solar system. The sun and terrestrial planets are at the center. The orbits of the four giant planet Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus and Neptune are shown by purple solid circles.
    Read More

  • Layers of Sandstone | Space Wallpaper

    Layers of Sandstone | Space Wallpaper

    March 25, 2014 | Wallpaper

    Sandstone layers with varying resistance to erosion are evident in this space wallpaper recorded by the Mast Camera on NASA's Curiosity Mars rover on Feb. 25, 2014, about one-quarter mile (about 400 meters) from a planned waypoint called "the Kimberley."
    Read More