Hubble captures view of “Mystic Mountain” The NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope image, which is even more dramatic than fiction, captures the chaotic activity atop a pillar of gas and dust, three light-years tall, which is being eaten away by the brilliant
The Carina Nebula is a cloud of gas that is a star-making factory, churning out tens of thousands of stars. The fairytale landscape includes several stars that are among the hottest and most massive known.
The beautiful Trifid Nebula is a cosmic study in colorful contrasts. Also known as it lies about light-years away toward the nebula rich constellation Sagittarius. A star forming region in the plane of our galaxy, the Trifid Nebula is about 40 light-years
A spectacular Hubble Space Telescope image reveals the heart of the Lagoon Nebula. Seen as a massive cloud of glowing dust and gas, bombarded by the energetic radiation of new stars, this placid name hides a dramatic reality. The Advanced Camera for.
The Orion A star-formation cloud seen by ESA’s Herschel space observatory on Aug. The Orion Nebula is located within the central bright region of this scene, where massive star formation is most intense.
The Butterfly Nebula - NGC 6302 (also called the Bug Nebula, Butterfly Nebula, or Caldwell is a bipolar planetary nebula in the constellation Scorpius. The structure in the nebula is among the most complex ever observed in planetary nebulae.