WOW: Weird Solar Flare Photographed By Sun-Watching Spacecraft
The US space agency has released a rare photo of the Earth and moon taken from the vantage point of the outer solar system, with Saturn's rings in the shot. The color images were taken by NASA's Cassini spacecraft at a distance of nearly .
The Most Viewed Pictures Of 2013
July 2013 -- the wide-angle camera on NASA’s Cassini spacecraft has captured Saturn’s rings and our planet Earth and its moon in the same frame. by NASA/JPL-Caltech/Space Science Institute
This has been a glorious week for solar observers! Led by large sunspot region the sun's disk is alive with activity. A close-up view of 1339 can be seen here. This image was featured on NASA's Astronomy Picture of the Day.
The Face of the Sun in Timelapse
This combination of three wavelengths of light from NASA’s Solar Dynamics Observatory shows one of the multiple jets that led to a series of slow coronal puffs on Jan. The light has been colorized in red, green and blue.
Galactic Constellations: The Moons of the Solar System. Dan Matutina's guide to the size of moons in the solar system for Visual New's Data+Design Project.