The Ghost Nebula, spanning two light-years, and 2000 light-years distant from Earth. Credit: Hubble Heritage Team As I'm still working on the lovely star-blessed tsentr, Neala, I found this to be most inspiring.
The Mars Express orbiter captured this striking view of rugged Martian landscapes extending from a mist-filled Coprates Chasma in the south, to Juventae Chasma and the outflow channels of Maja Valles in the north. Clouds and Chasmata By Bill Dunford
Image: A Cassini spacecraft image of the “Great Springtime Storm” that passed through Saturn’s atmosphere in 2010 and After the storm abated, astronomers found invisible signs that unrest was continuing.
Earth came early to the party in the universe. According to a theoretical study, when our solar system was born billion years ago only of the potentially habitable planets that will ever form in the universe existed.
This mosaic of images taken in mid-January 2012 shows the windswept vista northward (left) to northeastward (right) from the location where NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity is spending its fifth Martian winter.