• Faint Threat | Space Wallpaper

    Faint Threat | Space Wallpaper

    February 05, 2014 | Wallpaper

    The faint spot at the center of this space wallpaper from ESO's Very Large Telescope is the Near-Earth Object 2009 FD. It may look insignificant, but there was a possibility that this asteroid would collide with the Earth in the future.
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  • Rainbow of Lunar Transits | Space Wallpaper

    Rainbow of Lunar Transits | Space Wallpaper

    February 04, 2014 | Wallpaper

    This stunning space wallpaper shows a rainbow of lunar transits as seen by NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory. The observatory watches the sun in many different wavelengths of light, which are each colorized in a different color.
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  • Weather Report | Space Wallpaper

    Weather Report | Space Wallpaper

    February 03, 2014 | Wallpaper

    This space wallpaper is an artist's impression based on the first ever map of the weather on the surface of the nearest brown dwarf to Earth.
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  • Worn Tread | Space Wallpaper

    Worn Tread | Space Wallpaper

    January 31, 2014 | Wallpaper

    The left-front wheel of NASA's Curiosity Mars rover shows dents and holes in this cool space wallpaper taken during the 469th Martian day, or sol, of the rover's work on Mars (Nov. 30, 2013).
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  • Infrared Eye | Space Wallpaper

    Infrared Eye | Space Wallpaper

    January 30, 2014 | Wallpaper

    This space wallpaper shows a NASA NEOWISE mission image of comet C/2013 A1 Siding Spring, which is slated to make a close pass by Mars on Oct. 19, 2014.
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  • Galactic Whirl | Space Wallpaper

    Galactic Whirl | Space Wallpaper

    January 29, 2014 | Wallpaper

    This stunning space wallpaper shows the Whirlpool Galaxy, also known as M51 or NGC 5194, which is one of the most spectacular examples of a spiral galaxy.
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  • Cosmic Doppelgangers | Space Wallpaper

    Cosmic Doppelgangers | Space Wallpaper

    January 28, 2014 | Wallpaper

    The cosmic doppelgangers seen in the fascinating space wallpaper make up a double quasar known as QSO 0957+561, also known as the "Twin Quasar", which lies just under 14 billion light-years from Earth.
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  • Slopes of Kilimanjaro | Space Wallpaper

    Slopes of Kilimanjaro | Space Wallpaper

    January 27, 2014 | Wallpaper

    This stunning space wallpaper is a false-color image from Japan’s ALOS satellite acquired over part of southern Kenya and the border with Tanzania. Mount Kilimanjaro in Tanzania can be seen in the lower-left corner.
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  • Celestial Swamp | Space Wallpaper

    Celestial Swamp | Space Wallpaper

    January 24, 2014 | Wallpaper

    More than 100 asteroids were captured in this fascinating space wallpaper from NASA's Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer, or WISE, during its primary all-sky survey.
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  • Blue Blaze | Space Wallpaper

    Blue Blaze | Space Wallpaper

    January 23, 2014 | Wallpaper

    This cool space wallpaper shows a prototype Polish-built plasma thruster during test firing within an airless chamber at ESA’s Propulsion Laboratory.
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