NASA astronomy pictures of the day – 16

1. Cassini spacecraft crosses Saturn’s ring plane. Moons appear as bumps in the rings

1. Cassini spacecraft crosses Saturn’s ring plane. Moons appear as bumps in the rings

2. Along the Western Veil

2. Along the Western Veil

3. At the Edge of NGC 2174

3. At the Edge of NGC 2174

4. Io in True Colour

4. Io in True Colour

5. Stripping ESO 137-001 at 7 million kilometres per hour

5. Stripping ESO 137-001 at 7 million kilometres per hour

6. Stephan’s Quintet Plus One

6. Stephan’s Quintet Plus One

7. Martian Chiaroscuro

7. Martian Chiaroscuro

8. Habitable Worlds

8. Habitable Worlds

9. M106: A Spiral Galaxy with a Strange Centre

9. M106: A Spiral Galaxy with a Strange Centre

10. Martian Sunset

10. Martian Sunset

Images can be enlarged to varying degrees when clicked

Images and information: 1./2./3./4./5./6./7./8./9./10.

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