Big Brother to the Milky Way. This ultraviolet view highlights the vast extent of the fluffy spiral arms, and demonstrates that star formation can occur in the outer regions of galaxies.
o al viento. Los flujos de energía y radiación de las estrellas jóvenes calientes están erosionando las porciones exteriores más densas de l...
universe–stuff: “The Cigar Galaxy, or lies 12 million light years distant in the constellation Ursa Major. The red gas filaments shooting out from the galaxy are driven outwards by the combined.
Ultraviolet Rings of
December 21 2015 : Chandra Finds Remarkable Galactic Ribbon Unfurled An extraordinary ribbon of hot gas trailing behind a galaxy like a tail has been discovered using data from NASAs Chandra X-ray Observatory.
NASA’s Astronomy Picture Of The Day: Spiral Galaxy NGC 6744
just–space: “Spiral Galaxy NGC 6744 ”
Anemic Galaxy (NGC at the Edge of the Coma Galaxy Cluster. This magnificent spiral galaxy is informally dubbed anemic because of its low rate of star formation and low surface brightness.
The second brightest star in the sky, Canopus. It's a blue-white supergiant star in the Southern constellation of Carina, and is extremely bright at about times the luminosity of our Sun.
Comet Lovejoy, is framed like a cosmic Christmas tree with starry decorations in this colorful telescopic portrait, snapped on December Its lovely coma is tinted green by diatomic gas fluorescing in sunlight.
The yellowish star near center in this dusty telescopic skyview is T Tauri, prototype of the class of T Tauri variable stars. Just next door is the yellow cosmic cloud historically known as Hind's Variable Nebula (NGC