Wallpapers

  • Orbiting a Solar Twin | Space Wallpaper

    Orbiting a Solar Twin | Space Wallpaper

    January 21, 2014 | Wallpaper

    This space wallpaper is an artist's illustration showing one of three newly discovered planets in the star cluster Messier 67. Image released Jan. 15, 2014.
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  • Creepy Crawly | Space Wallpaper

    Creepy Crawly | Space Wallpaper

    January 17, 2014 | Wallpaper

    This new Hubble image shows a cosmic creepy-crawly known as the Tarantula Nebula in infrared light. This region is full of star clusters, glowing gas, and thick dark dust. Image released Jan. 9, 2014.
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  • Strange Binary System | Space Wallpaper

    Strange Binary System | Space Wallpaper

    January 16, 2014 | Wallpaper

    This fascinating space wallpaper is an artist's concept of the MWC 656 system, which consists of a massive "Be" star and a companion black hole.
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  • Two Hearts | Space Wallpaper

    Two Hearts | Space Wallpaper

    January 15, 2014 | Wallpaper

    This space wallpaper is a Hubble image showing the scatterings of bright stars and thick dust that make up spiral galaxy Messier 83, otherwise known as the Southern Pinwheel Galaxy.
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  • Solar Jets | Space Wallpaper

    Solar Jets | Space Wallpaper

    January 14, 2014 | Wallpaper

    This space wallpaper shows a series of observations performed with the ESA/NASA Solar and Heliospheric Observatory (SOHO) to study the evolution of reconnection jets on a small patch of the Sun’s surface.
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  • Vivid Collision | Space Wallpaper

    Vivid Collision | Space Wallpaper

    January 13, 2014 | Wallpaper

    This space wallpaper shows the remnant of Supernova 1987A seen in light of very different wavelengths.
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  • Supernova Bound | Space Wallpaper

    Supernova Bound | Space Wallpaper

    January 10, 2014 | Wallpaper

    Floating at the center of this cool space wallpaper is a lidless purple eye, staring back at us through space. This ethereal object, known officially as [SBW2007] 1 but sometimes nicknamed SBW1, is a nebula with a giant star at its center.
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  • Hand of God | Space Wallpaper

    Hand of God | Space Wallpaper

    January 09, 2014 | Wallpaper

    The stunning space wallpaper depicts a pulsar wind nebula, produced by the dense remnant of a star that exploded in a supernova. What's left behind is a pulsar, called PSR B1509-58 (B1509 for short).
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  • First Look | Space Wallpaper

    First Look | Space Wallpaper

    January 08, 2014 | Wallpaper

    This amazing space wallpaper is Gemini Planet Imager’s first light image of Beta Pictoris b—a planet orbiting the star Beta Pictoris. The star, Beta Pictoris, is blocked in this image by a mask so its light doesn’t interfere with the light of the planet.
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  • Eye on the Unseen | Space Wallpaper

    Eye on the Unseen | Space Wallpaper

    January 07, 2014 | Wallpaper

    This space wallpaper is a long-exposure Hubble Space Telescope image of massive galaxy cluster Abell 2744. The image shows some of the faintest and youngest galaxies ever detected in space.
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