No politics, no opinions. Today’s article features only the most fascinating images of Earth, the Solar System, and beyond. With this comes a reminder of how small we truly are, and how beautiful nature can be when you take the time to witness it..

Earth as viewed by the ISS – Contains fantastic footage of thunderstorms and the Northern Lights.


Next is the Crab Nebula as seen from the Hubble Telescope. It consists of the the remnants of a supernova within the Taurus constellation, is invisible to the naked eye, and is classified as a pulsar wind nebula.
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Another supernova remnant, this time from Cassiopeia A:

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The Running Man nebula, as observed from Mt. Lemmon SkyCenter in late 2015:
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This “Etheral Tornado” was photographed in Norway.
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This next picture was taken from above Acapulco, Mexico in 2015. The red spot on the right-hand side of the photo is a beautifully-timed lightning discharges known as a Red Sprite.

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Finally, we have Mystic Mountain, found within the beautiful Carina Nebula thousands of light years from earth. This picture was taken by the Hubble Space Telescope on it’s 20th anniversary.

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For more pictures like that, check out/r/space and /r/spaceporn on Reddit.

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-Contributed by J.M.

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