How many rings do you see in this cool space wallpaper of the galaxy Messier 94, also known as NGC 4736? While at first glance one might see a number of them, astronomers believe there is just one.
This space wallpaper of the sun was taken on Aug. 14, 2013 from the premises of European Space Operations Centre in Darmstadt, Germany.
This beautiful space wallpaper shows the view to the east from Paranal Observatory, seconds after the sun has disappeared behind the horizon.
This wallpaper shows Lassen Volcanic National Park in California. The park is home to smoking fumaroles, meadows freckled with wildflowers, clear mountain lakes, and numerous volcanoes.
This space wallpaper reveals a detailed view of a star-forming region in the Large Magellanic Cloud — one of the Milky Way's satellite galaxies.
This beautiful space wallpaper shows spiral galaxy Messier 100, located in the southern part of the constellation of Coma Berenices, and lying about 55 million light-years from Earth.
This stunning space wallpaper shows the view of the sun from the SWAP (Sun Watcher using Active Pixel System detector and Image Processing) instrument onboard ESA's Proba-2 satellite.
This wallpaper shows Channel Islands National Park in California. The park encompasses five islands and their ocean environment, preserving and protecting a wealth of natural and cultural resources.
This fascinating space wallpaper records more than a thousand movements made by ESA’s XMM-Newton space telescope as it shifts its gaze from one X-ray object to another.
This space wallpaper shows a view of a three-dimensional visualization of gas in the nearby starburst galaxy NGC 253 (The Sculptor Galaxy) as observed by the ALMA radio telescope in Chile.