The beautiful zodiacal light shining through Jupiter and Pleiades thanks to Stacy Oliver Bryant.
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This image is an artist’s conception of the binary system WISE J104915.57-531906 with the Sun in the background. Credit: Janella Williams, Penn State University.
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Snowflake from Trillemarka, Sigdal. Photo by EarthSky Facebook friend Jånn Peter Normann.
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This artist’s conception shows a hypothetical habitable planet with two moons orbiting a red dwarf star. Astronomers have found that 6 percent of all red dwarf stars have an Earth-sized planet in the habitable zone, which is warm enough for liquid water on the planet’s surface. Since red dwarf stars are so common, then statistically the closest Earth-like planet should be only 13 light-years away. Credit: David A. Aguilar (CfA)
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This new image from ESO shows a section of a cloud of dust and glowing gas called the Seagull Nebula. These wispy red clouds form part of the “wings” of the celestial bird.