Caturday’s Astronomy Pix May 6-12, 2012

Original caption from NASA: "S103-E-5037 ...

Original caption from NASA: “S103-E-5037 (21 December 1999)— Astronauts aboard the Space Shuttle Discovery recorded this rarely seen phenomenon of the full Moon partially obscured by the atmosphere of Earth. The image was recorded with an electronic still camera at 15:15:15 GMT, Dec. 21, 1999.”. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

In the Center of the Omega Nebula

Supermoon Over Paris

The Light of Stars

Shuttle Enterprise Over New York

Green Flash and Super Moon

Sun vs. Super Moon

The Hydra Cluster of Galaxies

Earth and Moon taken from 50 million kilometer...

Earth and Moon taken from 50 million kilometers by Deep Impact (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Caturday’s Astronomy Pix is a weekly installment, published each weekend between 7:31 and 8:30 AM, with links to each daily entry on NASA’s website Astronomy Picture of the Day. I hope you enjoy looking at these often breathtaking images as much as I do.

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