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Storms in Saturn's atmosphere

SpaceInfo gallery for 10 February 2014

Saturn’s turbulent clouds feature in our selection of the latest amazing astronomy and space exploration images from around the cosmos.

Weekly space gallery for January 28, 2014

Weekly space gallery for January 28, 2014

We bring you the latest amazing astronomy and space exploration images from around the cosmos.

Orion Nebula

Weekly space gallery for January 18, 2014

We bring you the latest amazing astronomy and space exploration images from around the cosmos.

Image showing X-ray emission from black holes

GALLERY: Black holes galore

Every blob and dot of light you can see in this picture shows where a black hole is lurking. NASA’s NuSTAR space observatory has revealed hundreds of them scattered throughout the cosmos.

SOHO coronograph image of a CME

GALLERY: Solar blast

The Sun has unleashed a huge eruption of plasma, or coronal mass ejection, spotted by the Solar and Heliospheric Observatory spacecraft.

The Crab Nebula

The Crab Nebula

Two space telescopes have teamed up to provide a new view of the Crab Nebula, one of the most famous celestial bodies.

SNR B0049-73.6

Gallery: Supernova remnant B0049-73.6

The violent aftermath of a stellar explosion – a supernova remnant – gives astronomers clues to the death throes of massive stars.

NGC 6949

Gallery: The ‘Fireworks Galaxy’

The ‘Fireworks Galaxy’, about 22 million light years from Earth, contains three of the oldest supernovae ever detected at X-ray wavelengths.

Horsehead Nebula in infrared light

New view of the Horsehead Nebula

Stunning new image from the Hubble Space Telescope of one of astronomers’ favourite deep sky objects.

GALLERY: Light and dark in the Milky Way

GALLERY: Light and dark in the Milky Way

This dark interstellar cloud has a starry lining.