NGC 5194 - Whirlpool Galaxy is an interacting grand-design spiral galaxy with a Seyfert 2 active galactic nucleus in the constellation Canes Venatici. It was the first galaxy to be classified as a spiral galaxy.
Each year the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope releases a brand new image to celebrate its birthday. This year, the subject of its celebratory snap is part of the Monkey Head Nebula, last viewed by Hubble in creating a stunning image released in known as…
This is also the Carina Nebula. It was taken by a team of astronomers with Hubble’s cameras. It is a view of the central region of the Carina Nebula where a maelstrom of star birth – and death – is taking place.
Andromeda Galaxy-- largest Hubble image ever assembled, this bird's-eye view of a portion of the galaxy is the sharpest large composite image ever taken of our galactic next-door neighbor, 2 million light-years away,
An active region on the sun emitting a mid-level solar flare in an image captured by Nasa's Solar Dynamics Observatory. This is the second mid-level flare from the same active region, labeled AR which rotated over the left limb of the sun on November