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from WIRED

Space Photo of the Day 2012

Stellar Nursery...The image was taken using the Wide Field Imager on the MPG/ESO 2.2-metre telescope at the La Silla Observatory in Chile.

from National Geographic News

Space Pictures This Week: Vibrant Lagoon, Mock Mars

It's a galaxy fit for a slasher flick: NGC 2442, aka the Meathook galaxy, glitters with stars in a newly released picture from the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope.