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“The icy surface of Europa is shown strewn with cracks, ridges and chaotic terrain, where the surface has been disrupted and ice blocks have moved around,” according to NASA. - Courtesy of NASA/JPL/University of Arizona

Europa, moon of Jupiter, enhanced color image from Nasa's Galileo spacecraft. Colors have been stretched to show the subtle differences in materials that cover the icy surface of Europa.

Jupiter, zonnestelsel

Mass one-thousandth that of the Sun but is two and a half times the mass of all the other planets in our Solar System combined. Jupiter is classified as a gas giant along with Saturn, Uranus and Neptune.

The #SombreroGalaxy in Infrared One of the largest galaxies in the nearby Virgo Cluster of Galaxies. The dark band of dust that obscures the mid-section of the Sombrero Galaxy in optical light actually glows brightly in infrared light. The above image, digitally sharpened, shows the infrared glow, recently recorded by the orbiting Spitzer Space Telescope

The Sombrero Galaxy in Infrared One of the largest galaxies in the nearby Virgo Cluster of Galaxies. The dark band of dust that obscures the mid-section of the Sombrero Galaxy in optical light actually glows brightly in infrared light. The above.

The "Black Eye" galaxy, so named because an ancient cosmic smashup produced a dark ring and a roiling, conflicted interior.  (Reuters / NASA)

The Black Eye Galaxy (Messier is a spiral galaxy with an apparent magnitude of lying approximately 24 million light years from Earth. It is sometimes also called the Sleeping Beauty Galaxy or Evil Eye Galaxy.