27 absolutely stunning photos of our universe
Lucy Yang, Aug. 18, 2017, 11:32 AM,http://www.thisisinsider.com/breathtaking-stunning-beautiful-photos-universe-space-2017-8
On August 21, you'll be able to stream the "first coast-to-coast total solar eclipse in 99 years" live on Facebook. If you live in the US, you can also just walk outside and look up — as long as you're wearing a pair of protective glasses, that is.
Solar eclipse aside, there's a special sense of wonder that comes from gazing at the stars and mulling over space's many mysteries. To get a closer look at our universe, INSIDER combed through the archives of two of NASA's Great Observatories: the Hubble Space Telescope and the Chandra X-ray Observatory.
From supermassive black holes to interacting galaxies, here are the 27 most breathtaking photos of space we found: