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A huge, billowing pair of gas and dust clouds are captured in this stunning NASA Hubble Space Telescope image of the supermassive star Eta Carinae.from 2013
NGC 7714 ~ This unusual structure is a river of Sun-like stars that has been pulled deep into space by the gravitational tug of a passing galaxy (not pictured) during a near-collision approximately 100 million years ago.
Galaxy merger caught by Hubble telescope
NGC 7714 is a spiral galaxy 100 million light-years from Earth. The galaxy drifted too close to smaller neighbor NGC causing dramatic changes to both.
MIND THE GAP Giant planets orbit between two dusty belts around the young star HD seen in this artist’s illustration, providing a glimpse of what our solar system might have looked like billion years ago.
20 Impresionantes fotos del telescopio Hubble
Smiley face This photo taken of the galaxy cluster SDSS by the Hubble Space Telescope appears to show a smiling face at the center. The two eyes are bright galaxies and the smile lines are arcs caused by an effect known as strong gravitational lensing.
New glossy 8 x 10 photo of Star Birthing Region in Orion Nebula from NASA Hubble Telescope - Clouds of dust and gas in the Orion Nebula churn out st
The Supermassive Black Hole in Galaxy Centaurus A & ldquo;Centaurus A is the fifth brightest galaxy in the sky
42 Mind-Blowing Photos Of Space From The Hubble Telescope
Supernova Shock Wave Paints Cosmic Portrait-- Remnants from a star that exploded thousands of years ago created a celestial abstract portrait, as captured in this NASA Hubble Space Telescope image of the Pencil Nebula.
Who needs fireworks when you have the stars?
NASA's Spitzer, Hubble find "twins" of superstar Eta Carinae in other galaxies
Hubble image of merging galaxy pair Arp 142
A Hubble Space Telescope photo of a rapidly spinning neutron star, also known as a pulsar, millions of light-years away.
Composite of images of the active galaxy Messier 82 from the three Great Observatories: Hubble Space Telescope, Chandra X-Ray Observatory, and Spitzer Space Telescope.
“These two spiral galaxies are gravitationally embraced in a dance that will last over a hundred million years”
With the moon out of the way in the early part of this week, starry nights make for a great opportunity to track some down cosmic treasures beyond our solar system. Ring Nebula in Lyra.