Hawking recently became the owner of a new 11-inch Celestron telescope. Its mirror allows him to capture stunning photos right from his home, the first of which he shared on Facebook this week.
Stephen Hawking shares beautiful photos taken with his fancy new telescope
He can just see space from his home. No big deal.
Hawking took images of the moon, the Orion Nebula, two galaxies in Ursa Major, and himself. You can see some of the images below and find more on his Facebook page.