The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) has posted exclusive photographs of deep space and stars, including the special hand-out of the first Supernova Companion star that an international team of astronomers observed for the first time.
Other pictures include the images of the Apollo 17 spacecraft; an 8-micron infrared image of Young Stellar grouping in Cygnus X; Mars’ Clasitas Fossae region; the tail of Saturn’s huge northern storm seen from NASA’s Cassini spacecraft; Jupiter and its volcanic moon lo and many more.
NASA recently released the highest resolution near-global topographic map of the moon ever created, which shows the complete surface shape and features.
Here is a compilation of some informative and magnificent images from space, featured in NASA’s image gallery.
First Supernova Companion Star Found
Claritas Fossae, Mars
Young Stellar Grouping in Cygnus X
Saturn's Northern Storm
30 Doradus - the Growing Tarantula Within
Orion Seen from the Rover
Expedition 29 Crew Lands
Apollo 17 Splashdown