an emission nebula in the LMC --- is an emission nebula of approximately 160 x 170 light-years across located within the Large Magellanic Cloud, a small satellite of the Milky Way that lies some light-years away from Earth in the con
Pillars of Creation - Taken in 1995 by Hubble Telescope, forming in Eagle Nebula light years away. And it's about 4 light years tall! Personally, one of the most beautiful, inspiring and fascinating images I've ever seen :).
The Sombrero Galaxy in Infrared One of the largest galaxies in the nearby Virgo Cluster of Galaxies. The dark band of dust that obscures the mid-section of the Sombrero Galaxy in optical light actually glows brightly in infrared light.
The Bubble Galaxy is another in a series of ultra-deep full color images based on the results of a productive collaboration between private and professional astronomers, led by Dr. David Martinez-Delgado (Max Planck Institute for Astronomy).