What awesome science-themed pumpkins have you found to celebrate the most hallowed of eves?

Top image: a rocket, ringed planet, and collection of stars on three wee pumpkins are gracing my steps this most halloweed eve. Credit: Mika McKinnon

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Every year, Will Gater makes a delightfully elaborate space-themed pumpkin. This year's space lantern is a tribute to ESA's Rosetta, little lander Philae, and their destination comet Churyumov-Gerasimenko.

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During the 2011 space-themed pumpkin carving collection, Jen Scheer carved a much more pleasingly dimensional Saturn.

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Saturn in space. Image credit: Jen Scheer

Some places take it up a notch, like this tyrannosaurus of pumpkins as part of the Great Jack O'Lantern Blaze in Hudson Valley, New York:

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T-Rex dinosaur. Image credit: Tom Nycz

Others streamline their space-pumpkins, adopting the clean lines of mission patches for their pumpkin:

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STS-114 mission patch. Image credit: Liz Warren

What excellent science-lanterns have you seen, or, even better, carved yourself? Share your photos with us!

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Need more geeky pumpkin fun? When pumpkins pair up with animals, not only is it absolutely adorable, but it's also adding seasonal enrichment.

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