Research from the Spitzer Space Telescope has revealed that this outer red zone of the massive Pinwheel Galaxy (twice the size of the Milky Way!) lacks organic molecules present in the rest of the galaxy. NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory image.
NASA's Astronomy Picture Of The Day: IC 4628: The Prawn Nebula
The glowing jumble of gas clouds visible in this new image make up a huge stellar nursery nicknamed the Prawn Nebula. Taken using the VLT Survey Telescope at ESO's Paranal Observatory in Chile, this may well be the sharpest .
Cotton Candy Nebula - The nebula known as complete with sparkly star clusters embedded in fluffy pink clouds of gas. This exceptionally energetic star-forming region, also known as the Bean Nebula, extends over light-years in the Large Magellanic Cloud.
Surrounded by an envelope of dust, the subject of this NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope image is a young forming star known as HBC The star is in an immature and adolescent phase of life, while most of a sun-like star's .
Little gem This colourful bubble is a planetary nebula called NGC also known as the Little Gem Nebula. It is located in the constellation of Sagittarius (The Archer), roughly 6000 light-years away from us. The rich glow of the cloud is just.
looking towards the center of our galaxy, the Milky way. Our place is on one of the outer arms of our galaxy so that is why it looks so dense and that you can see the outer arms. Its amazing to see where we really are in space.
Hubble Images a Dusty Galaxy, Home to an Exploding Star The galaxy pictured here is NGC located in the constellation of Virgo. It is not visible with the naked eye but has been captured here with the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope.