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Here are some cosmic wallpapers. 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”.
Here’s an image of an amazing star birth at the spiral galaxy M83, also known as the Southern Pinwheel. This image was taken by the Wide Field Camera 3 (WFC3) installed on the Hubble Space Telescope.
The image you can see above is the photo of the Westerlund 2, a young star cluster taken by the Chandra X-ray Observatory. Westerlund 2, approximately one or two million years of age is located in the Milky Way galaxy.
This is an infrared image of the DR21 star nursery. This photo was taken by the NASA’s Spitzer Space Telescope. Normally without infrared, the stars in this nursery cannot be seen due to space dust.
This is a nice view of the N 63A as seen by the Hubble Space Telescope. The N 63A is located at the Large Magellanic Cloud galaxy.
This is a nice picture of the Andromeda galaxy taken by the NASA’s Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer, or WISE Telescope. The Andromeda galaxy is located 2.5 million light-years from our sun.
We have written many articles that feature cosmic wallpapers for Universe Today. Here’s a collection of space images, and here are some backgrounds with stars. You may also want to check out some 1280 x 1024 wallpapers.
We’ve recorded many episodes of Astronomy Cast, including one about Hubble. Check it out, Episode 88: The Hubble Space Telescope.