A comet travelling from the outer solar system was snapped over Aberdeen last night.
Stargazers have been urged to marvel at a newly discovered comet which is visible to the naked eye this month as it will not be coming back for another 6,800 years.
A newly discovered comet is streaking past Earth, providing a stunning night-time show after buzzing the sun and expanding its tail.
A chemical element fundamental to all living things on Earth may have come from comet strikes, astronomers say.
Watch: Eerie footage from Rosetta mission shows what life is like on a comet more than 300 million miles from Earth
This eerie footage was captured by a spacecraft orbiting a comet more than 300 million miles from earth.