Hubble sees a Star ‘Inflating’ a Giant Bubble

Bubble Nebula, also known as NGC 7653

The impressive Bubble Nebula, also known as NGC 7653, taken by the Hubble Space Telescope, on February 25/26, 2016.   Watch the video…

By | Apr 23, 2016|Categories: Astronomy|Tags: , , |

A Unique Red Rectangle

Star HD 44179 nebula

Hubble Space Telescope frames the unique star HD 44179, surrounded by an extraordinary structure known as the Red Rectangle.

By | Apr 17, 2016|Categories: Astronomy|Tags: , , , |

Spectacular flyover visualization through the Veil Nebula

flyover visualization through the Veil Nebula

A spectacular flyover 3D visualization, created from new images taken by Hubble Space Telescope, of the Veil Nebula, a supernova remnant from a star that exploded 8,000 years ago.   Watch the flyover…

By | Sep 25, 2015|Categories: Astronomy|Tags: , , |

Amazing Hubble Space Telescope fly-through of the Gum Nebula

Hubble Space Telescope fly-through of the Gum Nebula

NASA and ESA are celebrating the Hubble Space Telescope’s silver anniversary of 25 years in space. Take a look at the most amazing Hubble three-dimensional fly through video, of the Gum Nebula…

By | Apr 24, 2015|Categories: Astronomy|Tags: , , |

Hubble 25th Anniversary- Pillars of Creation

Pillars of Creation

NASA releases new high-definition view of iconic ‘Pillars of Creation’ to celebrate 25 years (1990-2015) of exploring the Universe from Earth orbit, the Hubble Space Telescope‘s cameras were used to revisit its most iconic image.

By | Jan 7, 2015|Categories: Astronomy|Tags: , , |

The weird Veil Nebula

Veil Nebula

The weird cosmic close-up of the eastern Veil Nebula, a mark of the Halloween season.

By | Oct 31, 2014|Categories: Astronomy|Tags: , |

Horsehead Nebula from Blue to Infrared

Horsehead Nebula

The Horsehead Nebula in Orion 1,500 light years from us, one of the most identifiable nebulae in the sky, is part of a large, dark, molecular cloud.

By | Jul 29, 2014|Categories: Astronomy|Tags: , , |

Inside the Orion Nebula

Orion Nebula

The Great Nebula in Orion, an immense, nearby starbirth region, is probably the most famous of all astronomical nebulas. Can be found with the unaided eye near the easily identifiable belt of three stars in the constellation Orion.   Image ©  R. Villaverde, Hubble Legacy Archive, NASA

By | Apr 15, 2014|Categories: Astronomy|Tags: , |

Orion Nebula in Surrounding Dust

Orion Nebula

The impressive Orion Nebula located about 1600 light years away, is inundated with intricate and picturesque filaments of dust.   Image © Robert Fields

By | Mar 26, 2014|Categories: Astronomy|Tags: , |

100 planetary nebulas in one image

100 planetary nebulas in one image

An impressive image of 100 planetary nebulas from the Hubble Space Telescope, created by artist Judy Schmidt – Geckzilla.

By | Dec 30, 2013|Categories: Astronomy|Tags: , , |