Even in space you can find mandalas! On dwarf planet, Ceres, NASA discovered this bright spot in Occator Crater that has them intrigued. Truth be told, I think we are all easily captivated by bright, shiny things…n’est-ce pas?
LI Hang photographed this amazingly complete halo surrounding the July 2015 blue moon over a power generator house near the Zhongshan … More
Today we showcase the most massive planet in our solar system: Jupiter. Included in today’s MotD is the shadow cast by one of Jupiter’s moons: Europa, which in its own right is a fascinating and beautiful space mandala.
Yesterday an amazing thing happened…and it was 10 years and three-billion-miles in the making! NASA’s New Horizons did it’s closest flyby past the last known planet in our solar system: Pluto. And look what appeared around the back side: an area that looks like a heart. And for me, I can also see it as a white dove flapping its wings.
GK Persei is a mini supernova that astronomers observed exploding in 1901. In 2000, NASA’s Chandra X-ray Observatory began following its explosive progression.
What spectacular images of the planet Mercury collected by MESSENGER (MErcury Surface, Space ENvironment, GEochemistry, and Ranging) from 2011 through April 30, … More
This fascinating moon, Mimas, orbits around Saturn. It’s also known as the “Death Star” moon to those who are aficionados of the “Star Wars” movies.