This image from Nasa's Spitzer Space Telescope shows a stellar nursery containing thousand of young stars & developing protostars near the sword of the constellation Orion. I heart the Spitzer space telescope.
photo by Gary Randall: "Passage to Paradise - The Milky Way over Mount Hood at Lost Lake, Oregon (Gary Randall is a photographer who lives in my neck of the woods and takes pictures of places that I know and love dearly).
This is a new photo taken by the Hubble telescope Scientists do not know what it is yet. But they are calling it HEAVEN'S GATE OMG This is astounding, breathtaking! What an amazing universe! :) ❤ Could this be the gates of Heaven?
THE VEIL NEBULA - The Veil Nebula is a cloud of heated and ionized gas and dust in the constellation Cygnus. It constitutes the visible portions of the Cygnus Loop, a large but relatively faint supernova remnant.