The outlying regions around the Southern Pinwheel galaxy, or are highlighted in this composite image from NASA’s Galaxy Evolution Explorer and the National Science Foundation’s Very Large Array in New Mexico.
IC The Heart. Located in the Perseus arm of the Galaxy in the constellation Cassiopeia, this is an emission nebula showing glowing gas and darker dust lanes, formed by plasma of ionized hydrogen and free electrons.
This artist’s impression of the distant galaxy SMM shows large bright clouds a few hundred light-years in size, which are regions of active star formation. These “star factories” are similar in size to those in the Milky Way, but one
I used to want to be an astronomer and it is something that still really interests me. I love space and stars and galaxies and constellations. * it looks like roses in the spiral galaxy like the red bits