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In this photo galleries collected pictures somehow connected with the cosmos that have been made over the past month and a half.

Improved Hubble Space Telescope took a picture of the "bruise" in the nebula of Jupiter on July 23. Astronomers believe that a dark spot appeared, when earlier this month comet crashed into a huge planet. This is the first large-format camera picture of the telescope Hubble, which was installed during the flight into space in May. (NASA, ESA, H. Hammel (SSI), Jupiter Impact Team)

On the morning of July 22 a large part of China and the Pacific shadow fell during unusually long solar eclipse. These images from the Japanese geostationary satellite MTSAT show the Earth at 8:30 am local time in Taiwan (left), and then an hour later during a solar eclipse (right). (WebGMS-MTSAT / GMS / NASA)

Thousands of people gathered along the Ganges River in Varanasi, India town to look at the total solar eclipse that occurred on July 22. Dark disk of the moon, the sun is completely closed, surrounded by a thin halo of the solar corona. (Pedro Ugarte / AFP - Getty Images)

Astronaut space shuttle «Endeavour» Tom Marshbern runs on the International Space Station during a space flight on 27 July. The ship «Endeavour» sets the last piece of the Japanese orbiting laboratory during its 16-day mission. 13 astronauts gathered in the complex station, setting a record for the largest crowds in space. (NASA)


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