June's best space pictures: Volcano eruption from orbit, SpaceX launch

Also see the twisted magnetic fields at our galaxy's heart and the newest impact crater on Mars.

Published 28 Jun 2019, 16:53 BST

Feed your need for heavenly views of the universe with our picks of the most awe-inspiring space pictures from June 2019.

This month, space telescopes captured the fiery glow of distant galaxies, a satellite spotted a brand-new crater on the surface of Mars, and stunning images from Cassini reveal new details of Saturn's rings. Closer to Earth, the crew of the International Space Station watched a volcano erupt over the North Pacific Ocean, and firefighters' efforts to contain a major wildfire left marks visible from space.

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