The supernova remnant, shown in radio (green) against the infrared background of stars and dust (red), is being nicknamed the Manatee Nebula. CREDIT: NRAO/AUI/NSF, K. Golap, M. NASA’s Wide Field Survey Explorer (WISE)
Astronomers using ESO's Very Large Telescope in Chile have captured this eye-catching image of planetary nebula PN known as Abell Created when an aging star blew off its outer layers, this beautiful blue .
Composed of gas and dust, the pictured pillar resides in a tempestuous stellar nursery called the Carina Nebula, located light years away in the southern constellation of Carina. (NASA, ESA and the Hubble ERO Team)
A collection of beautiful nebula images. A nebula is an interstellar cloud made up of dust, hydrogen, helium and other gases. They are often star forming regions. These images show the birthplaces of stars.
Ghostly Green Nebula in Deep Space - This new image, released April shows the glowing green planetary nebula IC 1295 surrounding a dim and dying star. It is located about 3300 light-years away from Earth.
Molecular Cloud Barnard 68 Image Credit: FORS Team, VLT Antu, ESO Explanation: Where did all the stars go? What used to be considered a hole in the sky is now known to astronomers as a dark molecular cloud.