In this highest-resolution image from NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft, great blocks of Pluto’s water-ice crust appear jammed together in the informally named al-Idrisi mountains.
Planet or not, you can't discount the extraordinary beauty of Pluto | mnn | "Our favorite dwarf planet struts its stuff in the latest images from NASA." Click to read and share the full article with photographs.
Nasa Image of the day: Saturn's Rings. The famous Cassini Division spans upper left corner of the scene. The The narrow, knotted F ring is thinly visible just beyond the main rings. The image was taken in visible light with the Cassini spacecraft narrow-angle camera on July 20, 2005, at a distance of approximately 2.1 million kilometers (1.3 million miles) from Saturn. The image scale on Pan is 13 kilometers (8 miles) per pixel.
A crescent Enceladus appears with Saturn's rings in this Cassini spacecraft view of the moon.
false color composite image of southern lights on saturn
ESO: "The First Direct Image of an Alien Star System's Planet" - The Daily Galaxy --Great Discoveries Channel http://www.dailygalaxy.com/my_weblog/2016/06/eso-the-first-direct-image-of-an-alien-star-systems-planet.html#more
Butterfly Nebula NGC 6302 is a bipolar planetary nebula in constellation Scorpius. Its structure is among most complex. The dainty looking celestial insect wings are actually roiling cauldrons of gas released by a dying star heated to over 36,000 deg F, tearing across space at over 600,000 MPH—fast enough to travel from Earth to the Moon in 24 minutes! -Research by Dianadee:) -> http://www.pinterest.com/DianaDeeOsborne/universe-lights - Pin photo via Jerzee…
This processed image is the highest-resolution color look yet at the haze layers in Pluto’s atmosphere. The resolution is 1 kilometre per pixel; the sun illuminates the scene from the right.