Best Space Images of 2014

The Total Lunar Eclipse through telescope this morning.

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Applying tilt shift to images makes light years long phenomena seem like they could fit into your hand. This is the Horsehead nebula, album in comments [984×1400]

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The surface of Mars, as seen by the Curiosity Rover [1920×1200]

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Bruce McCandless on the first ever untethered spacewalk, February 7 1984 [990×990]

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The European Space Agency reports that this image, captured by the Planck spacecraft, is among the first to reveal the shape of the Milky Way’s magnetic field. [1000 × 1000]

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Buzz Aldrin’s self-portrait during Gemini 12 with the Earth reflecting off his visor, 12 November 1966 [2651×2632]

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Realistic rendering of a supermassive black hole & accretion disk for Christopher Nolan’s “Interstellar” [1800×1200]

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Curiosity’s view on Earth, so to say Mars’ evening star. It’s the brightest spot in the night sky, you can even see our Moon! [2000 x 3200]

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Incredible new image of Earth taken on 12/13/14 [3072×3072]

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Sochi Olympic Park Viewed From the International Space Station [1920×1080]

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This picture does a good job of showing off just how large the Curiosity rover is (xpost from /r/technologyporn) [3000×2064]

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Thor’s Helmet – A 30 light year wide bubble of oxygen, fit for a god [758×625]

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A long exposure of our planet as seen through the windows of the ISS’s Cupola Module [4256 x 2832][OS] by Don Pettit, NASA astronaut

Star trail composite created with iss030e173064 thru iss030e173259

One of the most beautiful pictures I’ve ever seen (Chile) [1400:482]

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Soviet Space Shuttle found abandoned in its metal sarcophagus at the Baikonur Cosmodrome. Kazakhstan. [MIC]. [800×533].

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Mars orbiters have recorded ample evidence that water once flowed on the planet (624px × 450px)

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A picture of perspective showing how if you lined up our 7 planetary neighbors end to end it still couldn’t reach from the Earth to the Moon. [1600 x 900]

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Sunrise on Three Worlds in 1920×1080

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50 Years of space missions and their paths among our solar system [3861 x 1706]

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What would it be like to see a sunset on Mars? The robotic rover Spirit was deployed in 2005 to park and watch the Sun dip serenely below the distant lip of Gusev crater. Because Mars is farther away, the Sun is less bright and only about two thirds the diameter it appears from Earth. [2486×1914]

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1 hour and 42 minutes of 1470 year old photons from last night (Denmark) [3861×1893]

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Storms over Southern California, with lightning and city lights visible through the clouds. Courtesy of the crew of Expedition 36 aboard the International Space Station. [1643×2468]

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A small comet going by the Northern Lights. We won’t see this comet again for 110,000 years. [550 x 311]

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New Mars photo from India’s Mars Orbiter Mission [1880×1976]

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A Laser Strike at the Galactic Center [2000×1816]

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Airglow ripples over Tibet, photographed after a thunderstorm by Jeff Dai [1000×667]

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Artist Rendition of Saturn’s moon “Titan” [1920 x 1080]

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Eye to the Galaxy by Paul Pichugin [780×1170] Captured in one of the many gorges in Karijini National Park, Western Australia.

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