<p>The Hubble Space Telescope captured the star WR 124 (also known as Hen 2-427), surrounded by the 10,000-year-old nebula M1-67. Both are part of the constellation Sagittarius.</p>

Cosmic Couple

The Hubble Space Telescope captured the star WR 124 (also known as Hen 2-427), surrounded by the 10,000-year-old nebula M1-67. Both are part of the constellation Sagittarius.

Photograph by ESA/Hubble & NASA

Week’s Best Space Pictures: Earth From Above and Rover Selfies

Astronauts capture a light show over Earth and the Curiosity Mars rover has some fun.

Feed your need for heavenly views of the universe with our pick of the most awe-inspiring space pictures. This week, smoke rises in the west, a dwarf planet gets a close-up, and lights dance over Earth.

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