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Space and planets has fascinated us as far back in our history. Ever since humans first gathered in groups, space has became a subject of research of great deities till unknown aliens. Even today, thousands of years later, we’re still retain a fascination with the mysterious universe, though for different reasons.
In despite of dark and enigmatic, space and planets can be very beautiful and attractive with outstanding compositions. We love to enjoy the fantastic masterpiece of space and we think you might love it too. Thus, we’ve hand picked 30+ absolutely stunning space and planets wallpapers to spice up your desktop. Full list after jump.
Unity. Beautiful earth wallpaper with a Ying-Yang concept. Wallpaper comes in pack. Available in the following sizes: 1920×1536, 2048×1536, 2560×1024, 2560×1440, 2560×1600, 5120×1920.
Big Brother. Detailed planet and space scene by Tibro. Another awesome wallpaper. Comes in pack, available in following sizes: 800×600, 1024×768, 1200×960 and 1600×1200.
Tau 31. Beautiful earth scene with a sun. Wallpaper available in the following size: 1280×1024.
Eon. Awesome creation showing a sunrise from space. Wallpaper comes in a single zip pack. Available in following sizes: 1024×768, 1280×1024, 1600×1200, 1920×1200 and 2560×1024.
Space. Dark and simple space wallpaper by Sandra. Wallpaper available in the following size: 2480×1932.
Push the Button. Nice digital art of streak of light from the earth. The glow and all the dark blue and black really make this one for me. Wallpaper comes in zip pack. Available in following sizes: 648×480, 800×600, 960×600, 1024×768, 1152×864, 1280×800, 1280×960, 1344×1008, 1400×1050, 1440×900, 1600×1000, 1600×1200, 1680×1050, 1920×1200 and 2048×1536.
Polaris: Southern Lights. The detail of the planet’s texture is simply perfect and flawless. Magical lightnings and magnetic spectacle in this master piece are just truly awesome. Wallpaper comes in pack. Avaialble sizes are: 1024×768, 1280×720, 1280×800, 1280×960, 1280×1024, 1440×810, 1440×900, 1600×900, 1600×1200, 1680×1050, 1920×1080 and 1920×1200.
Planet Earth. The Earth with night lights. Simple but fantastic. Wallpaper only available at the size of: 1280×1024.
Planet Wallpaper. High quality and impressive planet wallpaper of earth. Wallpaper comes in pack with following sizes: 800×600, 1024×768, 1152×864 and 1280×1024.
Earth with Hot Star. Awesome planet texture, a hot star and amazing background. This is one classic space art piece with nice attention to details. Wallpaper available in the following size: 1440×900.
Space, and Other Planets
Grand Universe. An awesome wallpaper of andromeda galaxy collides with our Milky Way galaxy. Wallpaper available in the following size: 1280×688
Charisma. A beautiful and colourful black hole. Comes in a wallpaper pack, sizes include: 1280×800, 1440 ×900, 1680×1050 and 1920×1200.
E2 Galaxy Wallpaper. Outstanding wallpaper with flares and the planets’ atmosphere. Available in the following size: 1920×1080.
Loca Infernorum. Awesome planetary explosions wallpaper with realistic fragmentation. Wallpaper comes in pack. Available in following sizes: 1024×768, 1280×1024 and 1600×1200.
Moment in Space XCVI. Absolutely amazing galaxy wallpaper for your desktop. Wallpapers comes in a single pack. Available sizes are: 1024×768, 1152×864, 1280×960, 1280×1024, 1400×1050, 1600×1200 and widescreen version.
Galactic Segregation. A little system has since the dawn of times been drifting farther and farther away from its parent galaxy. Wallpaper only available at the size of: 1600×1600.
Red Sun. Stunning wallpaper of asteroids heading to a planet. Available in the following size: 1920×1200.
Planet Gold Mine. A fantastic world with amazing colors. Wallpaper comes in pack. Available in the following size: 1440×900.
Polaris. A detailed sci-fi wallpaper, and the color scheme is gorgeous. Available in following size: 1600×1200.
The Rise of a Planet. A superb atmospheric piece by taenaron, the rising planet gives the image an enormous sense of scale and scope. Wallpaper comes in zip. Available in following sizes: 1024×768, 1280×1024, 1600×1200, 1440×900 and 1920×1200.