Hubble telescope sees new spiral Galaxy. NGC 3344 is a glorious spiral galaxy around half the size of the Milky Way, which lies 25 million light-years distant. We are fortunate enough to see NGC 3344 face-on, allowing us to study its structure in detail.
Blue Ridge Parkway Sunset Landscape by Dave Allen Photographer - Great Blue Yonder Blue Ridge Parkway landscape photography from the Cowee Mountains Overlook in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Western North Carolina. The Southern Appalachian Mountains offer
Part of a stellar nursery nicknamed the Seagull Nebula. This cloud of gas, known as Sh RCW 2 and Gum seems to form the head of the seagull and glows brightly due to the energetic radiation from a very hot young star lurking at its heart.