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Driven by the explosion of a massive star, supernova remnant Puppis A is blasting into the surrounding interstellar medium about 7,000 light-years away

Explanation: Driven by the explosion of a massive star, supernova remnant Puppis A is blasting into the surrounding interstellar medium about light-years away.

Aurora and Milky Way in a Little Sky

Göran Strand just won the best little planet photo ever contest with this amazing photo featured in NASA's Astronomy Picture of the Day: The equinox night on the above Lake Storsjön in Jämtland, Sweden, with auroras and all.

the crab nebula

The Crab Nebula The Crab Nebula is cataloged as the first object on Charles Messier’s famous century list of things which are not comets. In fact, the Crab is now known to be a supernova.

toadSky Lane

The magnificent central disk of our Milky Way Galaxy arches over the aged Toadstool hoodoos rock formations in northern Arizona, USA. Image credit David Lane & R.

High Altitude Eclipse - photomod by ~nethskie

The photo above is actually of a solar eclipse, an annular solar eclipse to be exact, and not a computer-rendered scene. To capture this stunning image, photography "nethskie" used a high magnification long focus lens mm for a 35 mm camera).