Wallpapers

  • Searching for Swirls | Space Wallpaper

    Searching for Swirls | Space Wallpaper

    March 17, 2014 | Wallpaper

    The sun sets behind BICEP2 (in the foreground) and the South Pole Telescope (in the background) in this stunning space wallpaper.
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  • Puzzling Young Galaxy | Space Wallpaper

    Puzzling Young Galaxy | Space Wallpaper

    March 13, 2014 | Wallpaper

    This amazing space wallpaper shows an ultra-bright young galaxy known as GN-z10-3, discovered in the Hubble GOODS North field (Great Observatories Origins Deep Survey).
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  • Rare Giant | Space Wallpaper

    Rare Giant | Space Wallpaper

    March 12, 2014 | Wallpaper

    This space wallpaper is an artist’s impression showing the yellow hypergiant star HR 5171. This is a very rare type of star with only a dozen known in our galaxy. Its size is over 1300 times that of our Sun — one of the largest ten stars found so far.
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  • Rhea Shines | Space Wallpaper

    Rhea Shines | Space Wallpaper

    March 11, 2014 | Wallpaper

    A nearly full Rhea shines in the sunlight in this stunning space wallpaper taken in visible light with the Cassini spacecraft’s narrow-angle camera on Sept. 10, 2013. Rhea (949 miles, or 1,527 kilometers across) is Saturn's second largest moon.
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  • Dusty Disc | Space Wallpaper

    Dusty Disc | Space Wallpaper

    March 10, 2014 | Wallpaper

    Only 12 million years old, or less than three-thousandths of the age of the Sun, Beta Pictoris, as seen in this space wallpaper, is 75 percent more massive than our parent star.
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  • Disintegration | Space Wallpaper

    Disintegration | Space Wallpaper

    March 07, 2014 | Wallpaper

    This space wallpaper from the Hubble Space Telescope shows the rare sight of the asteroid P/2013 R3 breaking apart. This image, the first in a series, was taken on Oct. 29, 2013.
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  • 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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