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The Best Space Photos That 2015 Had To Offer (21 pics)

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2015 was a big year for space exploration and various telescopes and satellites were able to capture some incredible photographs of our galaxy and beyond. Let's take a look back on some of the best space photos of 2015.

The Hubble Space Telescope captured these jets of energized gas shooting from a young star.

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The Pillars of Creation as seen by the Hubble Space Telescope in infrared light.


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Comet 67P taken by the Rosetta Orbiter.


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NASA’s Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter took this picture of Acidalia Planitia, a location from the movie ‘The Martian.’


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Globular cluster Messier 22 as observed by the Hubble Space Telescope.


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Star Hen 2-427 and nebula M1-67 taken by the Hubble Space telescope.


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Galaxy NGC 488 taken by the Mount Lemmon SkyCenter.


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NASA’s Deep Space Climate Observatory gave us this new Blue Marble image of Earth.


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A beautiful view of the Milky Way from astronaut Kjell Lindgren.


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NASA’s Curiosity rover took this composite image of Mount Sharp on Mars.


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The New Horizons spacecraft’s historic flyby gave us this detailed image of Pluto.


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Saturn’s moons Enceladus and Tethys line up in this photo by the Cassini spacecraft.


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In this photo from the Hubble Space Telescope gravitational lensing caused this group of galaxies to appear as a smiley face.


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This nebula is named ‘Thor’s Helmet’ and was taken at the Mount Lemmon SkyCenter.


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Astronaut Terry Virts took this photo of Super Typhoon Maysak from the ISS.


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A close up photo of Pluto’s moon Charon taken by the New Horizons spacecraft.


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New Horizons took this photo which shows Pluto’s blue layer of haze.


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Astronaut Kjell Lindgren gave us this view of Earth.


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Astronaut Kjell Lindgren took this photograph of Scott Kelly working on the ISS.


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This photo of the Westerlund 2 star cluster was taken by the Hubble Space Telescope as the 25-year anniversary image.


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NASA’s Curiosity rover took this photo of the ‘Kimberly’ formation on Mars.


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№1 Author: Bitofinger (31 Dec 2015 03:10) Total user comments: 444


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Holy sh*t! The first Gibson SG in space!!! You could play some god damn serious heavy metal with that long ass fret board. f*cking kewel.
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№2 Author: Tomaz86 (31 Dec 2015 17:06) Total user comments: 10817


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Nice post, the universe is awesome.
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№3 Author: kryptor (31 Dec 2015 22:19) Total user comments: 4644


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Outstanding Pics ... 36
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№4 Author: Lu (1 Jan 2016 20:11) Total user comments: 15097


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Technology. Just the other day we were still fooling around with ox wagons.
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№5 Author: amcjau (2 Jan 2016 04:00) Total user comments: 885


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pluto pluto pluto, yea yea yea, not even a planet, who cares
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№6 Author: Phynix4 (4 Jan 2016 22:35) Total user comments: 5461


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some very nice shots REGARDLESS of what body was being pictured...
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