The strange Cone Nebula points to a gorgeous cosmic vista

Located about 2,700 light-years from Earth, the Cone Nebula is one of the seemingly countless stellar objects discovered by William Herschel. You can see it on the far left of this image, a bizarrely geometric structure pointing towards the beautiful array of swirling gases and bright stars. » 8/11/13 6:00pm 8/11/13 6:00pm

The Crab Nebula as a Crab, and More Zoological Space Porn

Since time immemorial, people have looked up into the night sky and imagined that they saw animals and mythological creatures traced in the constellations above. Christian Petersen's Zoological Universe prints apply that idea to the cosmic images of modern space porn. » 6/30/12 12:30pm 6/30/12 12:30pm