This image of Asia and Australia at night is a composite assembled from data acquired by the Suomi NPP satellite in April and October The new data was mapped over existing Blue Marble imagery of Earth to provide a realistic view of the planet.
Astronomy Picture of the Day 2013 July 25 The Beautiful Trifid Image Credit & Copyright: Máximo Ruiz he beautiful Trifid Nebula is a cosmic study in contrasts. Also known as it lies about light-years away toward the nebula rich constellation Sagittarius.
Stars in a Dusty Sky -- Bright star Markab anchors this dusty skyscape. At the top right corner of the frame, Markab itself marks a corner of an asterism known as the Great Square, found w/in the boundaries of the constellation Pegasus, the flying horse.
Hubble Ultra Deep Field 2014 - Astronomers using NASA's Hubble Space Telescope have assembled a comprehensive picture of the evolving universe — among the most colorful deep space images ever captured by the telescope. - Image Credit: NASA, ESA et al