More stars in the Universe than grains of sand on Earth
Northern Lights could reach millions across the world this evening
An increase in solar activity means the chances of seeing the Northern Lights tonight in places like Canada, Scandinavia, Scotland and even England and are greater than usual.
In pictures: Rosetta's final mission
This blurry image is the last picture sent back by Rosetta before impact
Soccer Ball Recovered from Space Shuttle Challenger Flies to the Space
Rocky mountains visible through clouds from the International Space Station with Soyuz spacecraft visible at left of frame
Individual images taken of Venus in one year to create a full curve. The summer solstice being at the top, winter solstice at the bottom, and equinox where they lines cross.
[Curva completa de Venus lograda mediante imágenes individuales tomadas en un año (por Jesús Peláez). Estando el solsticio de verano en la cima, el solsticio de invierno en la parte inferior, y el equinoccio donde las líneas se cruzan.] - Imgur
In pictures: Astronomy Photographer of the Year 2016
Brendan Devine, 15, stacked more than 60 frames to create his winning picture, Lunar Reversal, and then used software to invert the image, making it a negative. The judges said this showed the Moon in a whole new light, allowing the texture to jump out. And this willingness to play with images was something they had seen in this category more than others.