telescope

Beautiful Sun Closeups Taken From Guy's Own Backyard

There are some insane sun pictures taken by greeting card designer/self-proclaimed space cowboy (interesting combo) Alan Friedman IN HIS OWN BACKYARD. In my backyard? *peeking out curtains*...
February 14, 2013

Hubble Captures Disk Galaxy From The Side

This is a picture of the NGC 4452 disk galaxy (which will now be affectionately known as the 'flat-ass' or 'eat a cheeseburger' galaxy) taken by the...
November 9, 2010

Telescope + iPhone 4 + Moon = This Picture

Geekologie Reader and photographer Douglas Saunders decided to see what would happen if he took a picture with his iPhone 4 through the eyepiece of his uncle's...
September 27, 2010

New Giant Ring Discovered Around Saturn

Because space is awesome and full of mysteries (and butt-naked aliens), scientists just recently discovered a freaking huge new ice-and-dust ring around Saturn. I want it for...
October 7, 2009

Another Day, Another Cosmic Eyeball

We've already seen God's hand, God's eye and the Eye of Sauron, so why not another cosmic ball of eye? This here is the latest in a...
May 11, 2009

'God's Hand' Spotted Using Space Telescope

That's right, son, spotted for the first time since like the year -5 billion: God's hand! The image, taken by NASA's space-based Chandra Observatory telescope, shows an...
April 14, 2009

Rare Quadruple Moon Transit On Saturn

Will you look at that -- four of Saturn's moons (from left to right) Enceladus, Dione, Titan, and Mimas, all transiting its face at the same time....
March 18, 2009

ISS Orbiting Toolbag Filmed From Earth

Remember last month when a NASA toolbag accidentally floated off into space during a repair to the International Space Station (if not, video after the jump. Skip...
December 8, 2008