• Wildly Misaligned | Space Wallpaper

    Wildly Misaligned | Space Wallpaper

    September 04, 2014 | Wallpaper

    This stunning space wallpaper shows a striking pair of wildly misaligned planet-forming gas discs around both the young stars in the binary system HK Tauri.
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  • Stellar Siblings | Space Wallpaper

    Stellar Siblings | Space Wallpaper

    September 03, 2014 | Wallpaper

    In this amazing space wallpaper from the Wide Field Imager on the MPG/ESO 2.2-metre telescope at ESO’s La Silla Observatory in Chile young stars huddle together against a backdrop of clouds of glowing gas and lanes of dust.
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  • Pink Lagoon | Space Wallpaper

    Pink Lagoon | Space Wallpaper

    July 23, 2014 | Wallpaper

    The VLT Survey Telescope at ESO's Paranal Observatory in Chile has captured this richly detailed space wallpaper of the Lagoon Nebula. This giant cloud of gas and dust is creating intensely bright young stars, and is home to young stellar clusters.
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  • Orbiting a Solar Twin | Space Wallpaper

    Orbiting a Solar Twin | Space Wallpaper

    July 11, 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

    July 08, 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

    June 26, 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

    June 23, 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

    June 10, 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

    May 27, 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

    May 22, 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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