NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope image of the nearby spiral galaxy M74 displays bright knots of glowing gas that light up the spiral arms, indicating a rich environment of star formation.
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NASA Goddard Space Flight Center Follow Hubble reveals the Ring Nebula’s true shape Caption: In this composite image, visible-light observations by NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope are combined with infrared data from the ground-based Large Binocular Telescope in Arizona to assemble a dramatic view of the well-known Ring Nebula.
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 Surveys (ACS) on the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope has captured a dramatic view of gas and dust sculpted by intense radiation from hot young stars deep in the heart of the Lagoon Nebula (Messier 8).
Resembling the puffs of smoke and sparks from a summer fireworks display in this image from NASA's Hubble Space Telescope, these delicate filaments are actually sheets of debris from a stellar explosion in a neighboring galaxy. Hubble's target was a supernova remnant within the Large Magellanic Cloud (LMC), a nearby, small companion galaxy to the Milky Way visible from the southern hemisphere.
The 27 Most Mind-Blowing Space Photos Of 2013 Will Put Your Life On Earth In Perspective NASA The Hubble Space Telescope took this breathtaking shot of the iconic Horsehead Nebula.