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Like NASA says, these stars look like the thousand bright flashes of people taking photos just before a big rock concert. In reality, they are the oldest stars in our very own Milky Way, captured by Hubble. This beautiful group of stars is the last globular cluster in the Messier Catalogue, discovered by French astronomer Pierre Méchain in 1782. Known as Messier 107, it "is one of more than 150 globular star clusters found around the disc of the Milky Way." Star Cluster, Globular Cluster, Stars Cluster, Galaxies, Messier 107, Hubble Spaces Telescope, Funny Pictures, Hubble Space Telescope, Fields
Last week, NASA released its 2012 version of the famous “Blue Marble” image. By using a planet-pointing satellite, Suomi NPP, the space agency created an extremely high-resolution photograph of our watery world
Celestial Fireworks - Hubble by Deep Space Photography - 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.
The Hubble Telescope Photographs Messier 15, One of the Densest Cluster of Stars Ever Discovered - Colossal
NGC 6357: Cathedral to Massive Stars Image Credit: NASA, ESA and Jesús Maíz Apellániz (IAA, Spain) Explanation: How massive can a normal star be? Estimates made from distance, brightness and standard solar models had given one star in the open cluster Pismis 24 over 200 times the mass of our Sun, nearly making it the record holder.