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It's a beautiful universe after all

Created Thu 12 Oct 06 - 1:31 by Mithandir in category A Pixie's World

Both via badastronomy, first we have some high resolution pictures from the MRO (mars Reconaissance Orbiter):

Yes that's the opportunity rover, the little robot sent to mars more than two years ago. Both images here were scaled down by me before putting them up here, click them to get to a website with higher resolution pictures.

Next is an amazing composite picture of saturn. You really really have to go to the linked page to get the full resolution image. This is not CG, this is an actual picture (well, mosaic of several):