The Daily Awesome

Check out this stunning image gallery:

Above: an enhanced view of Saturn’s moon Enceladus, which was apparently on the Federation’s short list for testing the Genesis Device. Think I’m kidding?

See? Opposite angle. Trust me, I’m an amateur astronomer.

Except for the above, these are from a new book called Planetfall, a collection of meticulously enhanced images from NASA probes. Some are composites from multiple images, others stand alone as testament to the ingenious beauty of the solar system God has blessed us to live in.

As for the book itself, it’s proof that not everything translates well into an e-reader. This deserves the big ol’ coffee-table treatment and a prominent place on my Christmas list.

One more jaw-dropper, and then you’ll just have to go check out the rest for yourself:

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