Category: nebula

Lynds Dark Nebula 1251

Image Credit: Francesco Sferlazza, Franco Sgueglia, Astro Brallo

Rho Ophiuchi Wide Field

Stars, Dust, and Gas near NGC 3572

This image of the Omega Nebula (Messier 17), captured by ESO’s Very Large Telescope (VLT), is one of the sharpest of this object ever taken from the ground. It shows the dusty, rosy central parts of the famous star-forming region in fine detail. Credit: ESO

Clouds of the Large Magellanic Cloud

Latest Hubble Measurements Suggest Disparity in Hubble Constant Calculations is not a Fluke

Southern Cross to Eta Carinae

Cat’s Eye Nebula (NGC 6543)

Credit: NASA/ESA, Hubble

In celebration of the 29th anniversary of the launch of NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope, astronomers captured this festive, colorful look at the tentacled Southern Crab Nebula.

The nebula, officially known as Hen 2-104, is located several thousand light-years from Earth in the southern hemisphere constellation of Centaurus.

Credit: NASA, ESA, and STScI

In celebration of the 29th anniversary of the launch of NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope, astronomers captured this festive, colorful look at the tentacled Southern Crab Nebula.

The nebula, officially known as Hen 2-104, is located several thousand light-years from Earth in the southern hemisphere constellation of Centaurus.

Credit: NASA, ESA, and STScI