Grand Mesa Observatory Astrophotos Earn 10 spots on's "100 Best Space Photos of 2018"

Each year the space themed website selects their choice for the top 100 astrophotos of the year. Grand Mesa Observatory was thrilled and honored that 10 of's "100 Best Space Photos of 2018" were taken right here in Western Colorado at the observatory!

Photos selected include:

  • The Triangulum Galaxy (M33)

  • The Bubble Nebula (NGC 7635)

  • The Great Globular Cluster in Hercules (M13)

  • The Constellation of Orion Mosaic

  • The Heart Nebula (IC1805-Melotte 15)

  • Bode's Galaxy (M81) and The Cigar Galaxy (M82)

  • Croissant in Cygnus; Sharpless 171 (SH2-171)

  • “A Rare Jewel (Hubble palette)

  • Horsehead and Flame Nebula

  • Lagoon Nebula (M8).