NASA - Filigree and Shadow
Wispy tendrils of hot dust and gas glow brightly in this ultraviolet image of the Cygnus Loop Nebula, taken by NASA's Galaxy Evolution Explorer. The nebula lies about 1,500 light-years away, and is a supernova remnant, left over from a massive stella...
NASA - Hubble Sees Glittering Jewels of Messier 9
The Hubble Space Telescope has produced the most detailed image so far of Messier 9, a globular star cluster located close to the center of the galaxy. This ball of stars is too faint to see with the naked eye, yet Hubble can see over 250,000 individ...
NASA - Hubble Image of Galaxies' El Dorado
NASA - Fastest Rotating Star Found in Neighboring Galaxy...
This artist's concept pictures the fastest rotating star found to date. The massive, bright young star, called VFTS 102, rotates at a million miles per hour, or 100 times faster than our sun does. Centrifugal forces from this dizzying spin rate have ...
NASA - When Galaxies Collide
NASA - Light Show
NASA - The Triangulum Galaxy
NASA - Space Oddity
In this image taken by the Hubble Space Telescope, an unusual, ghostly green blob of gas appears to float near a neighboring spiral galaxy. The bizarre object, dubbed Hanny's Voorwerp (Hanny's Object in Dutch), is the only visible part of a 300,000-l...
NASA - Moon Shadows
NASA - Farewell Lutetia
NASA - Ring of Fire
NASA - Coiled Creature of the Night
Hubble Ultra Deep Field 3D
What happens when you point the Hubble Space Telescope to a seemingly blank patch of sky? A view that takes you to the edge of the universe!