Best Space Images

Bright turn ahead. A supermoon, where the Earth’s nearest neighbour is low on the horizon and appears to be closer, is pictured below a bridge in Hong Kong. (AP)

Turbulent Earth.

Swirling clouds from Hurricane Marie are seen near southern California. The hurricane caused huge waves which battered the California coast. (Nasa/AP).

Gulf of space. The Gulf of Mexico coastline – including Texas, Louisiana and Mississippi – glows during a night-time shot taken by a crew member aboard the ISS. (Nasa)

Sea of stars. A meteor flashes across the Milky Way, pictured from the Ari Atoll in the Maldives. (EPA)

Solar spectacle. A mid-level solar flare bursts from the Sun, captured by Nasa’s Solar Dynamics Observatory. The largest flares are able to disrupt satellite transmissions. (Nasa/SDO/Reuters)