Amazing Images: The Best Science Photos of the Week

Here are the stories behind the most amazing images in the world of science this week. A recap of the coolest photos featured on Live Science.

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Space Photos – Satellite Images – Image of the Day

Vivid blue and teal auroras loom over northern Europe in this photo taken from the International Space Station.

The large city pictured in the foreground is Berlin. City lights in The Netherlands and Belgium glow brightly in the distance, while Norway and Sweden look relatively dim in comparison. — Hanneke Weitering

Monday, May 1, 2017: A bright star photobombs a distant galaxy in this newly released image from the Hubble Space Telescope.

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The Most Amazing Space Photos This Week!

See the best photos on Space.com this week, including amazing images of SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket blasting off, a greenish comet gleaming in the heavens and an Indian space plane prototype launching for the first time.

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Earth Prepares To Snap First-Ever Image Of A Black Holes Event Horizon

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Will it really be black? Are event horizons real? We’re about to find out.

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25 Weirdest Facts About the Solar System

Our solar system is a bizarre place with its alien planets, mysterious moons and strange phenomena that are so out-of-this-world they elude explanation.

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