Guiding Light to the Stars: The skies of the Southern Hemisphere offer a rich variety of astronomical highlights. The central regions of the Milky Way Galaxy, 26,000 light years away, appear as a tangle of dust and stars in the central part of the image. Two even more distant objects are visible as smudges of light in the upper left of the picture. These are the Magellanic Clouds, two small satellite galaxies in orbit around the Milky Way.
I find it amazing, maybe its because i'm a dreamy nature, I never got interested in astronomy before, but its inpressionne me, you pictures are beautiful when you post a picture of Jupiter
Orbital Sciences Corporation's Cygnus cargo craft launched aboard the company's Antares rocket from Wallops Flight Facility on a demonstration mission to the International Space Station. The Cygnus demo mission is part of NASA's Commercial Orbital Transportation Services program to develop viable partnerships to resupply the space station.