Pillars of Creation - Taken in 1995 by Hubble Telescope, forming in Eagle Nebula light years away. And it's about 4 light years tall! Personally, one of the most beautiful, inspiring and fascinating images I've ever seen :).
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A not-terrible breakdown of 5 of Earth's most Catastrophic mass extinction events
An active supermassive black hole at the core of the Centaurus A galaxy blasts jets of radiation into space. MPIfR/ESO/APEX/A.Weiss et al. NASA/CXC/CfA/R.Kraft et al. (X-ray))
Freaks is a 1932 American Pre-Code horror film about sideshow performers, directed and produced by Tod Browning and released by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, with a cast mostly composed of actual carnival performers
Lord of the Animals or Potnia Therón - Mistress of the Animals. Generic term for the similar iconography in diverse times and places, the implication being these all have a Stone Age precursor who was probabably a hunter's deity.
From space, the aurora is a crown of light that circles each of Earth’s poles. The IMAGE satellite captured this view of the aurora australis (southern lights) on September 2005
When Venus Rises with the Sun (June 8 Image Credit & Copyright: Emil Ivanov This dramatic telephoto view across the Black Sea on June 6 finds Venus rising with the Sun, the planet in silhouette against a ruddy and ragged solar disk.