Wallpapers

  • Glittering Blue | Space Wallpaper

    Glittering Blue | Space Wallpaper

    December 09, 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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  • Mira’s Secret Life | Space Wallpaper

    Mira’s Secret Life | Space Wallpaper

    December 04, 2014 | Wallpaper

    This spectacular space wallpaper by ALMA reveals Mira’s secret life. Studying red giant stars tells astronomers about the future of the Sun — and about how previous generations of stars spread the elements needed for life across the Universe.
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  • Mysterious Alignments | Space Wallpaper

    Mysterious Alignments | Space Wallpaper

    December 02, 2014 | Wallpaper

    This stunning space wallpaper is an artist's impression showing schematically the mysterious alignments between the spin axes of quasars and the large-scale structures that they inhabit that observations with ESO’s Very Large Telescope have revealed.
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  • Blue Cluster | Space Wallpaper

    Blue Cluster | Space Wallpaper

    November 19, 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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  • Jets, Bubbles, and Bursts of Light  | Space Wallpaper

    Jets, Bubbles, and Bursts of Light | Space Wallpaper

    November 19, 2014 | Wallpaper

    The NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope has snapped a striking space wallpaper of a multiple star system called XZ Tauri, its neighbour HL Tauri and several nearby young stellar objects.
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  • Triangular Glow | Space Wallpaper

    Triangular Glow | Space Wallpaper

    November 17, 2014 | Wallpaper

    This space wallpaper beautifully captures the zodiacal light, a triangular glow seen best in night skies free of overpowering moonlight and light pollution.
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  • Tauri Wide Field | Space Wallpaper

    Tauri Wide Field | Space Wallpaper

    November 13, 2014 | Wallpaper

    This space wallpaper shows extensive dust and small clumps of star formation in part of the Taurus star formation region.
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  • Magnifying Glass | Space Wallpaper

    Magnifying Glass | Space Wallpaper

    November 11, 2014 | Wallpaper

    This space wallpaper shows how the effect of gravitational lensing around a normal galaxy focuses the light coming from a very distant star-forming galaxy merger to created a distorted, but brighter view.
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  • Around Beta Pictoris | Space Wallpaper

    Around Beta Pictoris | Space Wallpaper

    November 10, 2014 | Wallpaper

    This space wallpaper shows Beta Pictoris, located about 60 light-years away towards the constellation of Pictor (the Painter's Easel) and is one of the best-known examples of a star surrounded by a dusty debris disc.
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  • Dizzying Star Trails | Space Wallpaper

    Dizzying Star Trails | Space Wallpaper

    November 05, 2014 | Wallpaper

    In this dizzying space wallpaper, we see a crowded night sky filled with star trails, a result of the camera's long exposure time. The starlight is reflected back at numerous different angles toward the camera from the giant parabolic dish.
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