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Here are some cool star backgrounds. You can make any of these images into your computer desktop wallpaper. Just click on an image to enlarge it, and then choose “Set as Desktop Background”.
This is an image of the Coronet Cluster located at the Corona Australis region. This region is generally characterized by an ongoing star formation activity. This region is located 420 light years away from the earth.
This image of the sun was taken on January 8, 2002 as part of the ongoing research by the Solar and Heliospheric Observatory (SOHO). The image particularly features the coronal mass ejection of the sun.
Here’s a very nice photo of the star cluster RCW 38 captured by the Chandra X-ray Observatory on December 18, 2002. The star cluster RCW 38 is approximately 6,000 light years from Earth.
Here’s an image of a star-forming region called LH 95 taken by NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope. LH 95 is located in the Large Magellanic Cloud that orbits the Milky Way.
Here’s an interesting image of the North star, also known as Polaris. The North Star, as seen on the image is actually a triple star system. This was captured by NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope.
We’ve done many episodes of Astronomy Cast about stars. Listen here, Episode 12: Where Do Baby Stars Come From?