APOD of the fortnight VII

Two new extrasolar planets, including the first direct image of one orbiting a star like our own; aurora australis; a magnetar (a highly magnetized, spinning neutron star); the mountain fortress of Alamut (in the central Alborz Mountains of Iran ); and did you know the Sun’s light is missing some colors?

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