A colourful star-forming region is featured in this stunning new NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope image of NGC Looking like a roiling cauldron of some exotic cosmic brew, huge clouds of gas and dust are sprinkled with bright blue, hot young stars.
The scenic town of Skagway was founded during the Klondike Gold Rush in the Skagway was the starting point for prospectors going to look for gold in the Yukon. Downtown Skagway, viewing many restored historical buildings.
Pismis located at the core of small open star cluster Pismis can be seen in this image provided by NASA and ESA. The star cluster Pismis 24 lies in the core of the large emission nebula NGC 6357 that extends on the arm of the Sagittarius constellation.
The sky is falling "Snowy Range Perseid Meteor Shower" by David Kingham of the U. was "highly commended" in the Earth and Space category. Kingham combines 23 individual stills to convey the excitement and dynamism of August's Perseid meteor shower.
The Pillars of Creation, 2015 version. This is a new view of one of the Hubble Space Telescope's most iconic images! (Image Credit: NASA, ESA, and The Hubble Heritage Team (STScI / AURA)) via Astronomy Picture of the Day
Chief Po-Go-Nay-Ge-Shick II (aka Hole In The Day II, aka Gwiiwizenz, aka Little Boy) - Ojibwa - - Note: Hole In The Day II was the son of Hole In The Day I and Josephine, who was the daughter of Broken Tooth. Photo by ?
This view of a massive cluster of galaxies unveils a very cluttered-looking universe filled with galaxies near and far. Some are distorted like a funhouse mirror through a "space warp" phenomenon first predicted by Einstein a century ago.
The young star cluster NGC 602 in the Small Magellanic Cloud, a satellite galaxy to the Milky Way. This picture covers a region about 200 light years across, and the galaxies seen in the background are hundreds of millions of miles further from us.