Category Archives: Galaxies

The Beautifully Twisted M106

Photo Credit: NASA/ESA Hubble, Hubble Heritage team, Robert Gendler. Located relatively close (for a galaxy) at 23.5 million light years away in the constellation Canes Venatici, is this beautiful yet oddly shaped spiral galaxy named Messier 106 (M106). At first … Continue reading

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Bow Lake Under the Milky Way

Image credit & copyright: Michael Shainblum. Hope you’re all having a great weekend. Let’s keep it rolling with this beautiful image of the Milky Way over Bow Lake in Banff National Park by Michael Shainblum. Banff National Park spans 2,564 … Continue reading

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Humbled

Image credit & copyright: Shane Michael Black. Happy Saturday everyone! Let’s start the weekend with this brilliant image by Shane Michael Black.  In this image the Milky Way stands tall beyond the faint green airglow blanket and the admirer in … Continue reading

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Glory of the Night

Image credit & copyright: Morteza Safataj. Here’s an incredible image to take with you into the weekend by Morteza Safataj. In this image we have the Milky Way standing nearly vertical over the travertine terraces of Badab Sourt’s natural hot … Continue reading

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The Triangulum Galaxy In Focus

Image credit & copyright: European Southern Observatory (ESO)/Very Large Telescope (VLT). In this post we’re going to detail the beautiful Triangulum galaxy which gets its name from being the prominent galaxy in the constellation Triangulum. In this image, captured by … Continue reading

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Ghosts of Deadvlei

Image credit & copyright: Cory Schmitz. Wow, what a shot by Photographing Space’s Cory Schmitz of the Milky Way above Deadvlei, near Sossusvlei in the Namib-Naukluft Park, Namibia. This is someplace that I’d really love to visit as this landscape … Continue reading

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White Pocket’s Alien Landscape

Image credit & copyright: Tracy Lee. There’s a place in Northern Arizona on the Paria Plateau called White Pocket where the landscapes give you not only a sense of adventure but also a sense of wonder. The American Southwest boasts … Continue reading

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