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Saturn’s Wavy, Wiggly F Ring
A Pair of Star Clusters in the Large Magellanic Cloud
Mimas drifts along in its orbit against the azure backdrop of Saturn’s northern latitudes in this true color view. (via NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory)

Mimas drifts along in its orbit against the azure backdrop of Saturn’s northern latitudes in this true color view. (via NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory)

A New View of the Tarantula Nebula (via Chandra)

A New View of the Tarantula Nebula (via Chandra)

The elliptical galaxy NGC 1399 in the Fornax galaxy cluster. (via Chandra)

The elliptical galaxy NGC 1399 in the Fornax galaxy cluster. (via Chandra)

Herschel spots comet massacre around nearby star
Fomalhaut, a young star twice as massive as the Sun just a few hundred million years old, is surrounded by a dusty belt. Astronomers think an impressive number of comets in orbit around Fomalhaut continually collide thus producing this debris disc.

Herschel spots comet massacre around nearby star

Fomalhaut, a young star twice as massive as the Sun just a few hundred million years old, is surrounded by a dusty belt. Astronomers think an impressive number of comets in orbit around Fomalhaut continually collide thus producing this debris disc.

Approaching Mercury (via Messenger)

Saturn (via Cassini)

Tycho’s Supernova Remnant (via Spitzer)