Stargazers watching the spectacular Perseid meteor shower over Spain’s Canary Islands got more than they bargained for when four LED-suited skydivers joined the shooting stars for an unforgettable show of lights.
Star Forming Region Image Credit: GRANTECAN and IAC Explanation: Massive star IRS 4 is beginning to spread its wings. Born only about years ago, material streaming out from this newborn star has formed the nebula dubbed Sharpless Nebula
Artist's impression of the European Extremely Large Telescope (E-ELT) in its enclosure on Cerro Armazones, a mountaintop in Chile's Atacama Desert. The E-ELT will be the largest optical/infrared telescope in the world — the world's biggest eye on the sky.
Bachelet pone la primera piedra del mayor telescopio óptico del mundo
The Hubble Space Telescope hovers at the boundary of Earth and space in this picture, taken after Hubble’s second servicing mission in 1997
The Keck Observatory telescopes on Maunakea in Hawaii, are the world’s largest optical and infrared telescopes. Keck Observatory's vision is to advance the frontiers of astronomy and share our discoveries with the world.