The Carina Nebula is a cloud of gas that is a star-making factory, churning out tens of thousands of stars. The fairytale landscape includes several stars that are among the hottest and most massive known.
Halloween in the Sky - Menacing flying forms garish colors.stand out in this cosmic close-up of the eastern Veil Nebula.a large supernova remnant, the expanding debris cloud from the death explosion of a massive star in the constellation Cygnus.
Clouds of Perseus ~ contains over solar masses of gas and dust, but the eye is drawn to red NGC Known as the California Nebula, its characteristic glow of atomic hydrogen gas is fueled by ultraviolet light from luminous blue star Xi Persei.
Milky Way. "Every star we see in the sky is part of the Milky Way, but a brighter center exists some light-years away. The Milky Way is about light-years in diameter and contains 200 to 400 billion stars.
Hubble view of star-forming region This image from the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope shows Sh or for short. This is a compact star forming region in the constellation Cygnus (The Swan). A newly-formed star called IR is shrouded.
Orion Nebula in Oxygen, Hydrogen, and Sulfur Image Credit & Copyright: César Blanco González The Orion Nebula spans about 40 light years and is located about 1500 light years away in the same spiral arm of our Galaxy as the Sun.
An artist's illustration of the black hole at the heart of a quasar in the distant universe. The biggest black hole known to exist lives in the nearby galaxy It's times bigger than the Milky Way's supermassive black hole.