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This Hubble image shows a close-up view of a galaxy named NGC 2770. NGC 2770 is intriguing, as over time it has hosted four different observed supernovae (not visible here).

Hubble Snaps Galaxy With Intriguing Supernova Past

This Hubble image shows a close-up view of a galaxy named NGC 2770. NGC 2770 is intriguing, as over time it has hosted four different observed supernovae (not visible here).

The hungriest of black holes are thought to gobble up so much surrounding material they put an end to the life of their host galaxy by creating an energetic object called a quasar. Now, researchers found a galaxy that is surviving the black hole’s ravenous forces, continuing to birth about 100 Sun-sized stars a year.

Galaxy Survives Black Hole’s Feast – For Now

The hungriest of black holes are thought to gobble up so much surrounding material they put an end to the life of their host galaxy by creating an energetic object called a quasar. Now, researchers found a galaxy that is surviving the black hole’s ravenous forces, continuing to birth about 100 Sun-sized stars a year.

Hubble Captures Cosmic Cinnamon Bun | NASA

Hubble Captures Cosmic Cinnamon Bun

Observed with the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope, the faint galaxy featured in this image is known as UGC 12588.

NASA’s Nancy Grace Roman Space Telescope will detect vestiges of sound waves that once rippled through the primordial cosmic sea. According to new simulations, Roman’s observations could extend these measurements into an unprobed epoch between the universe’s infancy and the present day.

Echoes of the Universe's Creation

NASA’s Nancy Grace Roman Space Telescope will detect vestiges of sound waves that once rippled through the primordial cosmic sea. According to new simulations, Roman’s observations could extend these measurements into an unprobed epoch between the universe’s infancy and the present day.

Hubble Spies Galaxy through Cosmic Lens | NASA Hubble Space Telescope, Space And Astronomy, Nasa Space, Solar System Exploration, Nasa Goddard, Nasa Images, Space Photography, Image Of The Day, Amazing Spaces

Hubble Spies Galaxy through Cosmic Lens

This NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope image features the galaxy LRG-3-817, also known as SDSS J090122.37+181432.3.

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Hubble Spies Galaxy through Cosmic Lens

This NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope image features the galaxy LRG-3-817, also known as SDSS J090122.37+181432.3.

Hubble Views a Galactic Waterfall | NASA

Hubble Views a Galactic Waterfall

In this spectacular image captured by the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope, the galaxy NGC 2799 (on the left) is seemingly being pulled into the center of the galaxy NGC 2798 (on the right).

Clumpy, Recycled Gas From Stars Surrounds Milky Way | NASA Einstein, Cosmos, Spitzer Space Telescope, Infrared Telescope, Hubble Space, Galaxy Photos, Galaxy Pictures, Other Galaxies, Sky Watch

Clumpy, Recycled Gas From Stars Surrounds Milky Way

Our galaxy is surrounded by a clumpy halo of hot gases that is continually being supplied with material ejected by birthing or dying stars, according to a NASA-funded study in the journal Nature Astronomy.

Webb observations will seek dusty galaxies from the first billion years of the universe. James Webb Space Telescope, Hubble Space Telescope, Space And Astronomy, Nasa Goddard, University Of Melbourne, Across The Universe, Astrophysics, Out Of This World, Milky Way

Simulations Show Webb Can Reveal Distant Galaxies Hidden in Quasar

Webb observations will seek dusty galaxies from the first billion years of the universe.

Hubble Captures Galactic Glamour Shot | NASA

Hubble Captures Galactic Glamour Shot

This stunning image by the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope features the spiral galaxy NGC 5643 in the constellation of Lupus (the Wolf). NGC 5643 is about 60 million light-years away from Earth.

What's Up: October 2020 Skywatching Tips from NASA

What's Up: October 2020 Skywatching Tips from NASA

What's Up: October 2020 Skywatching Tips from NASA

Matter swirling around supermassive black holes creates bursts of light that "echo" in nearby dust clouds. These traveling signals could serve as a new cosmic yardstick. Black Holes, Solar System, Cosmic, Nasa, Galaxies, Traveling, Animation, Clouds, Science

Echo Mapping in a Black Hole Accretion Disk and Torus (Animation)

Matter swirling around supermassive black holes creates bursts of light that "echo" in nearby dust clouds. These traveling signals could serve as a new cosmic yardstick.

Hubble Trivia: 9) Hubble Has Helped Confirm That the Milky Way Will Merg...

Hubble Trivia: 9) Hubble Has Helped Confirm That the Milky Way Will Merge With Which Nearby Galaxy?

Hubble Trivia: 9) Hubble Has Helped Confirm That the Milky Way Will Merg...

Hubble Targets Tilted Galaxy | NASA Telescope Images, Hubble Space Telescope, Space And Astronomy, Virgo, Nasa Photos, Spiral Galaxy, Hubble Images, Space Images, Stars

Hubble Targets Tilted Galaxy

The blue and orange stars of the faint galaxy named NGC 2188 sparkle in this Hubble image. NGC 2188 is estimated to be about 50,000 light-years across, which would make it roughly half the size of our Milky Way galaxy.

Hubble Maps Giant Halo Around Andromeda Galaxy | NASA Earth And Solar System, Our Solar System, Galaxy Images, Hubble Images, Types Of Experiments, Nighttime Sky, Spiral Galaxy, Hubble Space Telescope, Nasa Space

Hubble Maps Giant Halo Around Andromeda Galaxy

In a landmark study, scientists using NASA's Hubble Space Telescope have mapped the immense halo of gas enveloping the Andromeda galaxy, our nearest large galactic neighbor.

In a landmark study, scientists using NASA's Hubble Space Telescope have mapped the immense halo of gas enveloping the Andromeda galaxy, our nearest large galactic neighbor. Earth And Solar System, Our Solar System, Galaxy Images, Hubble Images, Types Of Experiments, Nighttime Sky, Spiral Galaxy, Hubble Space Telescope, Nasa Space

Hubble Maps Giant Halo Around Andromeda Galaxy

In a landmark study, scientists using NASA's Hubble Space Telescope have mapped the immense halo of gas enveloping the Andromeda galaxy, our nearest large galactic neighbor.