"Grand Swirls from NASA's Hubble" from NASA's Photo of the Day: "This new Hubble image shows NGC a beautiful galaxy located approximately 40 million light-years away in the constellation of Dorado (The Dolphinfish).
21 incredible cloud nebula pictures — BBC Focus Magazine
and Orion Dust ~ In the vast Orion Molecular Cloud complex, several bright blue nebulas are particularly apparent. Pictured here are two of the most prominent reflection nebulas - dust clouds lit by the reflecting light of bright embedded stars.
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
A closer look at IC 5201 In astronomer Joseph Lunt made a discovery: Peering through a telescope at Cape Town Observatory, the British–South African scientist spotted this beautiful sight in the southern constellation of Grus (The Crane): a.