This image combines Hubble observations of the nearby spiral galaxy Messier 106 with additional data captured by amateur astronomers Robert Gendler and Jay GaBany. The galaxy lies about 20 million light-years away, and harbors a giant central black hole.
A star's spectacular death in the constellation Taurus was observed on Earth as the supernova of 1054 A. Now, almost a thousand years later, a superdense neutron star left behind by the stellar death is spewing out a blizzard of extremely high-energy
So MUCH color. Beautiful to behold. We are blessed to see this majesty. Cassiopeia A (Cas A) is a supernova remnant in the constellation Cassiopeia and the brightest extrasolar radio source in the sky at frequencies above 1 GHz.
The Carina Nebula - A Birthplace Of Stars The Carina Nebula lies at an estimated distance of to light years away from Earth in the constellation Carina. This nebula is one of the most well studied in astrophysics and has a high rate of star formation.
NASA Releases New High-Definition View of Iconic ‘Pillars of Creation’ Photo. by Christopher Jobson on January New view of the Pillars of Creation, visible light. NASA, ESA/Hubble and the Hubble Heritage Team.