You Spin Me Right Round
Taken in Chile's Atacama Desert by a European Southern Observatory staff photographer, this long-exposure picture shows the stars seeming to revolve around the celestial south pole.
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Also this week, Curiosity celebrates the fourth anniversary of its dramatic landing on Mars, and an ancient star cluster glitters.
Feed your need for heavenly views of the universe with our pick of the most awe-inspiring space pictures.
This week, Hubble turns its gaze to an ancient star cluster, NASA's Curiosity rover inspects Martian bedrock, and satellite images reveal the carnage from a major wildfire.