An aurora lit up the sky on November 4, 2018, over this church and horses near Geyser in Selfoss, Iceland.
An aurora lit up the sky on November 4, 2018, over this church and horses near Geyser in Selfoss, Iceland.
Photograph by Jaynie Bunnell

November's best space pictures: Spectacular auroras, Mars selfie

Also see star clusters captured by the Hubble Space Telescope and shimmering nights skies over national parks.

FEED YOUR NEED for heavenly views of the universe with our picks of the most awe-inspiring space pictures from November 2018.

This month, the talented photographers from our Your Shot community captured colorful auroras from Alaska to Iceland, as well as beautiful views of starscapes as seen from national parks here on Earth. Elsewhere, NASA’s InSight Mars lander captured its first photographs of itself on the red planet plains of Elysium Planitia, and the Hubble Space Telescope sent back glimmering views of thick star clusters bound together by gravity.

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