Hubble Photographs Cosmic Fountain Credit: NASA, ESA and the Hubble Heritage Team (STScI/AURA) This interacting group contains several galaxies (called Arp along with a "cosmic fountain" of stars, gas and dust that stretches over light-years.
Andromeda Galaxy A massive spiral million light-years away, over twice the diameter of our own Milky Way, it's the largest nearby galaxy. Andromeda's population of bright young blue stars lie along its sweeping spiral arms. by Spitzer Space Telescope
Space telescope shows off incredible images of Andromeda Galaxy
Hot stars burn brightly in this new image from NASA's Galaxy Evolution Explorer, showing the ultraviolet side of a familiar face. Approximately million light-years away, the Andromeda galaxy, or is our Milky Way's largest galactic neighbor.
The eye at the center of this galaxy is actually a monstrous black hole surrounded by a ring of stars. The galaxy, called NGC 1097 and located 50 million light-years away, is spiral-shaped like our Milky Way, with long, spindly arms of stars.
This NASA image obtained May of the Pinwheel Galaxy, or combines data in the infrared, visible, ultraviolet and X-rays from four of NASA's space telescopes. The Pinwheel galaxy in the constellation of Ursa Major (also known as.
Australian astronomers find the "oldest star" billion years old, making it the most ancient star seen. It lies in our own galaxy, the Milky Way, at a distance of around light years from Earth. story dated: 10 Feb 2014
The Heart Nebula, IC lies some 7500 light years away from Earth and is located in the Perseus arm of the Galaxy in the constellation Cassiopeia. I love the little penis tacked right onto the bottom of the heart. This nebula sends a really clear message.