Space art, nebula, universe, stars, "Cosmos XVI"
The final frontier (if it were a black hole, no light would escape -- see star at top right of center)
Black Hole Caught in a Stellar Homicide (NASA, Chandra, GALEX, 05/03/12)
Cygnus Loop Nebula Wispy tendrils of hot dust and gas glow brightly in this ultraviolet image of the Cygnus Loop nebula, taken by NASA's Galaxy Evolution Explorer. The nebula lies about 1,500 light-years away.
The Cat's Eye Nebula | Image credit: J. P. Harrington (U. Maryland) & K. J. Borkowski (NCSU) HST, NASA
Hubble Peers Inside a Celestial Geode | Image Credit: NASA, ESA, Y. Nazé (University of Liège, Belgium) and Y.-H. Chu (University of Illinois, Urbana)
The Serenity Nebula
Herschel Sees Through Ghostly Pillars | Image credit: Far-infrared: ESA/Herschel/PACS/SPIRE/Hill, Motte, HOBYS Key Programme Consortium; X-ray: ESA/XMM-Newton/EPIC/XMM-Newton-SOC/Boulanger
A Solar Filament Erupts
Wisps Surrounding the Horsehead Nebula | Image credit & copyright: Star Shadows Remote Observatory
The Comet in Queenstown, by Stuck in Customs
solar flare on January 23rd, 2012
The Whirlpool Galaxy and its companion | Credit: NASA / JPL-Caltech / R. Kennicutt (Univ. of Arizona)
galaxy rainbow, space art, earth ~ inspiration.
The Cartwheel Galaxy, about 500 million light-years away in the constellation Sculptor