Accidental beauty: the Sun and Saturn We saw this posted by our friends at Planetary Society yesterday. A stunning view of the Sun emerging from behind Saturn, on September 15, 2006. The image has not been processed except for calibration.
Astronomy Picture of the Day What created this unusual hole in Mars? The hole was discovered by chance in 2011 on images of the dusty slopes of Mars' Pavonis Mons volcano taken by the HiRISE instrument aboard the robotic Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter currently circling Mars.