NGC 2818 It may look like a seahorse, but the dark object is actually a pillar of smoky dust about 20 light-years long. The structure occurs in our neighbouring Large Magellanic Cloud, in a star-forming region near the Tarantula Nebula.

Stunning Space Photography

Halloween in the Sky - Menacing flying forms garish colors.stand out in this cosmic close-up of the eastern Veil Nebula.a large supernova remnant, the expanding debris cloud from the death explosion of a massive star in the constellation Cygnus.

ACS Image of NGC 5866

A unique NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope view of the disk galaxy NGC 5866 tilted nearly edge-on to our line-of-sight. Hubble's sharp vision reveals a crisp dust lane dividing the galaxy into two halves.

NASA | SDO: Three Years of Sun in Three Minutes

A composite of 25 separate images spanning the period of April 2012 to April revealing the zones on the sun where active regions are most common during this part of the solar cycle

Can You Cry In Space? | Video

ISS commander Chris Hadfield demonstrates what happens to tears if they start 'falling' in Space. -- Life in Space: Astronaut Chris Hadfield's Video Guide: h.

NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory Captures Intense Space Weather

Solar Dynamics Observatory Captures Intense Space Weather

An active region on the sun emitted a mid-level solar flare, peaking at a. EST on Nov. This is the second mid-level flare from the same active region, labeled AR which rotated over the left limb of the sun on Nov.

Gamma-ray view of the sky before and during the GRB 130427A event

Record-Setting 'Shockingly Bright' Burst

A record-setting blast of gamma rays from a dying star in a distant galaxy has wowed astronomers around the world. The eruption, which is classified as a gamma-ray burst, or GRB, and designated GRB produced the highest-energy light ever.


Sunrise In Space: An astounding image of the bright sun peaking around our earth. In the background you can see an array of stars and galaxy formations.

Methuselah Star

SOLVED: Mystery Of Strange 'Methuselah' Star

Astronomers Find Ancient Star 'Methuselah' Which Appears To Be Older Than The Universe

Stellar flare hits HD 189733b (artist's impression)

This sizzling space wallpaper is an artist’s impression showing exoplanet HD as it passes in front of its parent star, called HD

Einsteins Planet

'Einstein's Planet' Discovered In Distant Constellation

'Einstein's Planet' Discovered With Help Of Special Relativity Theory - Astronomy, physics.

WATCH: Giant Space Rock Headed Our Way

WATCH: Giant Space Rock Headed Our Way

WATCH: Giant Space Rock Headed Our Way: Asteroid 1998 to give Earth a close shave on May

Monster Gas Cloud Could Be Birthing Stars

Monster Gas Cloud Could Be Birthing Stars

Scientists say newfound giant clouds of gas between nearby galaxies may be the fuel for future star birth. What the never-before-seen discovery means.

El Hubble atrapa una imagen única del cúmulo estelar Palomar 2

Breathtaking photos and science-changing discoveries from 25 years of exploration.

A streak of superheated plasma rises across the surface of the sun.

Sun caught with a smile on its face

It's the sun, as viewed from a back garden in High Wycombe: Amateur customer captures solar streaks in incredible detail – New evidence suggests giant ocean on Mars

New evidence suggests giant ocean on Mars - Futurity

Huge 'Tornado' Churns on Sun's Surface - Close-Up Video

by NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory spacecraft.