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An image of Saturn’s “sponge-textured moon” Hyperion.
(Are you checking NASA’s Astronomy Picture of the Day on the regular? Don’t forget.)

An image of Saturn’s “sponge-textured moon” Hyperion.

(Are you checking NASA’s Astronomy Picture of the Day on the regular? Don’t forget.)

spacetravelco:

Geographical and astronomical illustrations from the mid-1800s by John Philipps Emslie via The Wellcome Collection)

(via scientificillustration)

The thing about black holes, their main defining feature, is that they’re black; and the thing about space, the basic space color, is it’s black. This makes lone black holes very hard to see!