6 Amazing High-Resolution Nebula Wallpapers from NASA

Jan 13, 2013 - 4 Comments

Nasa Nebula wallpapers

Like many of you, I’m a sucker for fancy new wallpapers of neat looking stuff, and if there’s one place that routinely cranks out some of the most mind-blowing amazing imagery that is perfect for wallpapers, it’s NASA. This little mini-collection is a handful of freakishly gorgeous pictures of various nebulas around the universe, and because they’re from NASA every image is available to download at extremely high resolution, making them ideal fits for just about any iOS device, PC, or Mac you have. Don’t be stuck with a boring background picture, grab a fancy nebula shot and be amazed every time you look at your desktop.

NGC 6188 and NGC 6164
NGC 6188 and NGC 6164

NGC 602
NGC 602

Zeta Oph
Zeta Oph, Runaway Star

Flaming Star Nebula
Flaming Star Nebula

dark tower nebula
The Dark Tower in Scorpius


Update: it turns out Zeta Oph isn’t a nebula, it’s a runaway star (whatever that is), but it looks amazing as a desktop picture either way!


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Posted by: Paul Horowitz in Customize


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  1. George Latimer says:

    How do you save these images to camera roll?

  2. b says:

    What’s the best way to scale these down to your screen’s resolution while retaining as much of the picture as possible? Thanks in advance.

  3. Rafal says:

    Yes! Now I’m working in space :)

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