The best space photos of 2021: Sparkling starfields to majestic nebula (via New Atlas)

The Veil nebula is the remains of a massive star that exploded as a supernova roughly 10,000 years ago.

The endless expanse of space is a beautiful and fascinating subject for photography. From the dramatic births and deaths of stars, to galactic glamor shots and planetary close-ups, here are some of the most breathtaking space photos of 2021.

Source: New Atlas