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Seán Doran

Seán Doran

Latest Processed Space Images

Oval BA swirls from Juno

January 10, 2019

Oval BA, also known as the "Little Red Spot," lost its red color as 2018 turned to 2019. Here, 9 images taken by Juno during its 17th perijove pass on 28 December 2018 show its anticyclonic swirl.

Earthrise

December 17, 2018

When Apollo 8 astronauts Bill Anders, Frank Borman, and Jim Lovell rounded the farside of the Moon, they became the first humans to witness an Earthrise above an alien surface. The iconic image was first published on 30 December 1968.

A day in the life of a rear Hazcam

December 06, 2018

Curiosity took the images for this animation over a 24-hour period on sols 2209 and 2210 (23-24 October 2018). Engineers were testing the cameras' response to Mars' temperature changes from day to night. (Temperatures vary from daytime to nighttime by about 70 degrees Celsius or 120 degrees Fahrenheit.)

astronaut on Phobos
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