This space wallpaper from the MPG/ESO 2.2-metre telescope at ESO’s La Silla Observatory in Chile shows a contrasting pair of galaxies: NGC 1316, and its smaller companion NGC 1317 (right).
This cool space wallpaper is a radar image from the Cassini orbiter showing dark streaks carved into dunes on Saturn’s moon Titan.
This space wallpaper is an artist's concept depicting NASA's Voyager 1 spacecraft entering interstellar space, or the space between stars.
This colorful space wallpaper is a radar composite image shows changes in large-scale agricultural plots in southwest Iran. The image was released March 28, 2014.
HR 5171, the brightest star just below the center of this stunning space wallpaper, is a yellow hypergiant, a very rare type of stars with only a dozen known in our galaxy.
This stunning space wallpaper is an artist's illustration showing what the rings surrounding the asteroid Chariklo may look like from a distance.
This stunning space wallpaper is a color composite of the unusual polar ring galaxy NGC 4650A. The image was created from data from the new MUSE instrument on ESO’s Very Large Telescope.
To celebrate its 24th year in orbit, the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope has released this beautiful space wallpaper of part of NGC 2174, also known as the Monkey Head Nebula.
The Dark Sector Lab (DSL), located 3/4 of a mile from the Geographic South Pole, houses the BICEP2 telescope (left) and the South Pole Telescope (right).
The sun sets behind BICEP2 (in the foreground) and the South Pole Telescope (in the background) in this stunning space wallpaper.