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NASA Finds Stellar Nursery Shaped Like A Butterfly

NASA published 'Space Butterfly,' a photo of a nebula from images captured by the Spitzer Space Telescope during its primary mission. According to NASA, hundreds of new stars are born in the nebula.

Space March 29, 2019

European Southern Observatory Releases Sharpest Image Of The 160,000 Light-Years Away Tarantula Nebula

The European Southern Observatory released the most detailed image of one of the most active star-forming regions near Earth, the Tarantula Nebula. The Tarantula Nebula is 160,000 light-years away from Earth.

Space May 30, 2018

Laser Blasts From Ant Nebula Signal ‘Dramatic’ Death Of A Twin Star System

Unusual laser beams were detected in the core of Ant Nebula as shown in the data by the Herschel Space Observatory. Astronomers said this phenomenon could mean the presence of a two-star system.

Space May 21, 2018

Astronomers Chart 3D Shape Of Musca Cloud For The First Time By Watching It 'Sing'

Astronomers from the University of Crete charted the 3D structure of the Musca cloud for the first time. Their model revealed that it was shaped like a pancake and not like a needle as what previous studies stated.

Space May 12, 2018

Hubble Space Telescope Celebrates 28th Anniversary With Stunning Lagoon Nebula Photo

The Hubble Space Telescope is celebrating its 28th year in 2018. To commemorate the milestone, NASA released images of the Lagoon Nebula showing a massive exploding star called Hershel 36.

Space April 19, 2018

Hubble Space Telescope Captures 12 Incredible Photos Of Messier Catalog Objects

Ten new galaxies and two globular clusters have been added into Charles Messier's catalog. Although the annual sky gazing marathon is already finished, these additions can be viewed until early April.

Space March 21, 2018

Take A 3D Journey Through Orion Nebula With This Spectacular Video

Experience a fly-through of the Orion Nebula and see it up close with a spectacular 3D video. Watch the movie created by NASA astronomers and visualization specialists.

Space January 12, 2018

Deepest Orion Nebula Image Ever Finds Evidence Of New Planets

A new image of the Orion Nebula reveals evidence of planet-sized bodies as well as a plethora of small brown dwarfs. What does this photograph tell astronomers about the universe?

Space July 15, 2016

Superbubble Reveals Super Beauty Of Young Stars

Sitting in the Large Magellanic Cloud outside the Milky Way, a lone stellar nursery sits within a massive void. Meet the emission nebula with a fascinating past — and future.

Space May 20, 2016

Herschel Takes You On A Galactic Tour With Stunning New Panorama Of Milky Way

The European Space Agency released a video detailing stunning panoramic views of Milky Way from the.Herschel Space Observatory, which covered almost 40 percent of the galactic plane.

Space April 24, 2016

In Honor Of Music Icon Prince, NASA Tweets Image Of Purple Nebula

In honor of 'Purple Rain' singer and performer Prince, NASA on Friday tweeted a photo of a purple nebula called the Crab nebula. Just like the music icon, this purple nebula is an iconic cosmic presence.

Space April 22, 2016

A Birthday Bubble: Hubble's 26th Anniversary Image Placed In Hall Of Fame

NASA’s iconic Hubble Space telescope is now celebrating its 26th year in space. To mark this incredible feat, the space agency shared with us a spectacular new image of a birthday bubble – a sight that is one for the stars.

Space April 22, 2016

Nest Of Superstars Spotted By Hubble Space Telescope

The Hubble Space Telescope has revealed nine supermassive stars sitting in a nebula far from Earth. What makes these monster stars so special?

Space March 18, 2016

Dying Star Offers Glimpse Of How The Sun Will Die

An image taken by the Hubble Space Telescope gives an idea how the sun will look like 5 billion years from now. By then, the star is anticipated to be on the throes of death.

Space March 9, 2016

Newly Born Star Illuminates Nebula To Put On Cosmic Display Of Blue Light

A young star is seen in a new image shining brightly, producing a stunning picture of the first age of a new stellar body. What are we really seeing in this new photograph?

Space February 10, 2016

NASA: Chandra X-ray Observatory Images Hint Origins Of Jellyfish Nebula

New NASA images from Chandra X-ray observatory showed that the supernova explosion creating the Jellyfish Nebula may have formed the pulsar J0617. However, the age of the nebula remains a puzzle.

Space December 12, 2015

Astronomers' Findings Indicate The Necessary Mass Needed For Young Solar Systems

Findings from observing a star cluster indicate that it takes a lot more to make an extensive solar system like ours than previously thought.

Space October 19, 2015

Birthing Nebula Celebrates With Flowing Jets Of Gas Resembling Champagne

The RCW 34 nebula is a stellar birthplace, photographed like never before by astronomers at the European Southern Observatory in Chile. What is that strange formation that looks like champagne streaming from a bottle?

Space May 27, 2015

Medusa Nebula Seen Like Never Before In Stunning New Image From The Very Large Telescope

The European Southern Observatory has released a new photo showing the Medusa Nebula like never before. What can this object teach us about the life cycles of stars?

Space May 20, 2015

Discovery Of Extremely Rare Quartet Of Quasars In Giant Nebula Excites 'Incredibly Lucky' Astronomers

Quasars are young, highly energetic galactic loners. What brought four of them together in one area of the Universe?

Space May 17, 2015

ESA Releases Stunning Brightly Colored Image Of Thor's Helmet Nebula

The ESA released an image of Thor’s Helmet, a nebula that also known by the name NGC 2359. Hot and massive, the nebula is shown to feature great gas activity, as depicted by neon colors in the image.

Space April 22, 2015

Images Of Carina Nebula Stellar Nursery Reveal Details Of Our Sun's Birth

The Carina Nebula could help answer questions about the formation of stars like our own Sun. What surprises does this new analysis reveal?

Space March 9, 2015

Very Large Telescope Captures 'Mouth of the Beast' Nebula

The Mouth of the Beast Nebula has been imaged like never before by astronomer at the European Southern Observatory, but what is this unusual object?

Space January 29, 2015

Astronomers capture stunning photo of bright red star clusters

Two star clusters in the Southern Hemisphere were captured by a telescope in a breathtaking mosaic image.

Internet Culture August 20, 2014

Nebula Gum 41 blushes around hot young stars

Dramatic red hue of distant nebula shows effects of bright, new stars being formed within. Special photographic techniques have revealed its scarlet glow, astronomer say.

Space April 20, 2014

Will you marry me? Cosmic diamond engagement ring stuns scientists

Abell 33, a planetary nebula located 2,500 light years from Earth, is shown as a diamond ring in space.

Space April 10, 2014

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