Astrophotography from 1908 — 1919
I can’t even describe how much respect I have for early astronomers.
Image courtesy: Yerkes Observatory, Royal Observatory of Greenwich, Mount Wilson Observatory
If Andromeda were brighter, this is how it would look in our night sky.
They’re all out there, we just can’t see themDistance to Earth: 2,538,000 light years
Saturn’s hexagon is a persisting six sided cloud pattern around the north pole of the planet. It is created by a band of upper-atmospheric winds, and the sides of it are about 13,800 km (8,600 mi) long, which is longer than the Earth’s diameter. There’s a hurricane swirling within the hexagon.
(Images by the Cassini spacecraft)