Wallpapers

  • Early Protocluster | Space Wallpaper

    Early Protocluster | Space Wallpaper

    October 21, 2014 | Wallpaper

    This space wallpaper depicts the formation of a galaxy cluster in the early Universe.
    Read More

  • Colorful Motion of Stars | Space Wallpaper

    Colorful Motion of Stars | Space Wallpaper

    October 16, 2014 | Wallpaper

    This vivid space wallpaper resembles an abstract painting, or perhaps a contemporary stained-glass window. But it is actually an unusual view of a galaxy taken with the new MUSE instrument on ESO’s Very Large Telescope.
    Read More

  • Emu in the Sky | Space Wallpaper

    Emu in the Sky | Space Wallpaper

    October 14, 2014 | Wallpaper

    In this space wallpaper, sitting atop Cerro Paranal high above the Atacama Desert in Chile, two of the Very Large Telescope's Unit Telescopes quietly bask in the starlight, observing the Milky Way as it arches over ESO's Paranal Observatory.
    Read More

  • Wild Duck Cluster | Space Wallpaper

    Wild Duck Cluster | Space Wallpaper

    October 13, 2014 | Wallpaper

    The Wide Field Imager (WFI) on the MPG/ESO 2.2-metre telescope at the La Silla Observatory in Chile took this space wallpaper of the open Wild Duck Cluster, Messier 11, or NGC 6705.
    Read More

  • Cosmic Oddity | Space Wallpaper

    Cosmic Oddity | Space Wallpaper

    October 09, 2014 | Wallpaper

    This space wallpaper from the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope shows a cosmic oddity, dwarf galaxy DDO 68.
    Read More

  • Magnificent Merging Galaxies | Space Wallpaper

    Magnificent Merging Galaxies | Space Wallpaper

    October 09, 2014 | Wallpaper

    Each of the colorful objects in this space wallpaper illustrates one of 30 merging galaxies. The contours in the individual galaxies show the signal strength from carbon monoxide while the color represents the motion of gas.
    Read More

  • Passing the Parent Star | Space Wallpaper

    Passing the Parent Star | Space Wallpaper

    October 07, 2014 | Wallpaper

    This space wallpaper is an artist's concept of the silhouette of the extrasolar planet HAT-P-11b as it passes its parent star.
    Read More

  • Morning Light | Space Wallpaper

    Morning Light | Space Wallpaper

    October 06, 2014 | Wallpaper

    This space wallpaper shows ESO's La Silla Observatory with a backdrop of the Milky Way. Established in the 1960s, La Silla was ESO's first observatory to be built in Chile.
    Read More

  • Tracking Rosetta | Space Wallpaper

    Tracking Rosetta | Space Wallpaper

    October 02, 2014 | Wallpaper

    The bright, hazy smudge at the center of this space wallpaper is a comet known as 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko, or 67P/C-G for short.
    Read More

  • Psychedelic Skies | Space Wallpaper

    Psychedelic Skies | Space Wallpaper

    October 01, 2014 | Wallpaper

    This space wallpaper shows a night of observing the Northern Celestial Pole from the Allgäu Public Observatory in Ottobeuren, Germany.
    Read More