Star Explosion is Suprisingly Neat & Tidy - Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/Univ. False-color image taken by Spitzer: Blue glow around Cas A is material heated by forward shock wave. Green, yellow and red is material heated by reverse wave.
The Eye of God~~Dust and the Helix Nebula ~ Dust makes this cosmic eye look red. The eerie Spitzer Space Telescope image shows infrared radiation from the well-studied Helix Nebula (NGC a mere 700 light-years away in the constellation Aquarius
This extraordinary image shows one of the highest excitation nebulae in the Magellanic Clouds (MCs), two satellite galaxies of our own Milky Way. is a binary star, consisting of one WR-star — highly evolved massive star - and.
NGC 602 in the Flying Lizard Nebula ~ Near the outskirts of the SMC, a satellite galaxy some ly away, lies 5 M year young star cluster NGC Surrounded by natal gas and dust, the cluster itself is about 200 ly in diameter.
This false-color composite image provided by NASA hows the Cartwheel galaxy as seen by the Galaxy Evolution Explorer's Far Ultraviolet detector (blue); the Hubble Space Telescope t (green); the Spitzer Space Telescope (red); and the Chandra (purple).