Wallpapers

  • Signs of Chaos | Space Wallpaper

    Signs of Chaos | Space Wallpaper

    January 03, 2014 | Wallpaper

    This dazzling space wallpaper of the Antennae Galaxies shows obvious signs of chaos. Clouds of gas are seen in bright pink and red, surrounding the bright flashes of blue star-forming regions.
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  • Light Show | Space Wallpaper

    Light Show | Space Wallpaper

    January 02, 2014 | Wallpaper

    This spectacular space wallpaper shows three of the four Auxiliary Telescopes of the Very Large Telescope Interferometer at ESO’s Paranal Observatory. Above the telescopes, the long bright stripes are star trails.
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  • Super Earth | Space Wallpaper

    Super Earth | Space Wallpaper

    December 31, 2013 | Wallpaper

    This space wallpaper is an illustration of the hypothetical appearance of the exoplanet GJ 1214b, which is known as a "super-Earth" type planet because it is slightly more than six Earth masses.
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  • Azure Antonia | Space Wallpaper

    Azure Antonia | Space Wallpaper

    December 29, 2013 | Wallpaper

    This stunning space wallpaper is a colorized composite image from NASA's Dawn mission showing the crater Antonia, which lies in the enormous Rheasilvia basin in the southern hemisphere of the giant asteroid Vesta.
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  • Hazy Coast | Space Wallpaper

    Hazy Coast | Space Wallpaper

    December 27, 2013 | Wallpaper

    This cool space wallpaper taken from the International Space Station is not an interstellar cloud formation but artificial light over a cloudy China.
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  • Hubble’s Holiday Light Show | Space Wallpaper

    Hubble’s Holiday Light Show | Space Wallpaper

    December 24, 2013 | Wallpaper

    This festive space wallpaper taken by NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope resembles a holiday wreath made of sparkling lights. The bright southern hemisphere star RS Puppis appears at the center of the image.
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  • Revealing Wavelengths of Light | Space Wallpaper

    Revealing Wavelengths of Light | Space Wallpaper

    December 20, 2013 | Wallpaper

    Scientists created this stunning space wallpaper, which is a composite image of Vesta's crater Aelia. The image reveals the flow material on the inside and outside of the crater.
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  • Targeting 1 Billion Stars | Space Wallpaper

    Targeting 1 Billion Stars | Space Wallpaper

    December 19, 2013 | Wallpaper

    Soyuz VS06, with Gaia space observatory, lifted off from Europe's Spaceport, French Guiana, on Dec. 29, 2013, as seen in this spectacular space wallpaper.
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  • Mysterious Mounds | Space Wallpaper

    Mysterious Mounds | Space Wallpaper

    December 17, 2013 | Wallpaper

    This space wallpaper is a color-coded topography map of Juventae Chasma revealed by Mars Express. White and red show the highest terrains, while blue and purple show the deepest.
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  • New Perspective on Iconic Nebula  | Space Wallpaper

    New Perspective on Iconic Nebula | Space Wallpaper

    December 16, 2013 | Wallpaper

    This beautiful space wallpaper is a composite image combining a new infrared view of the Crab Nebula, obtained with ESA’s Herschel Space Observatory, with an optical image from the archives of the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope.
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