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Mysteriously Bright Black Holes Revealed by NASA Telescope

Blazing Black Holes Spotted in Spiral Beauty This new view of spiral galaxy IC also known as Caldwell includes data from NASA's Nuclear Spectroscopic Telescope Array, or NuSTAR. IC 342 lies 7 million light-years away in the Camelopardalis constellation.

Magnificent intermediate spiral galaxy NGC 2403 stands within the boundaries of the long-necked constellation Camelopardalis, some 10 million light-years distant and about 50,000 light-years across. - Image Credit: Jean-Charles Cuillandre, CFHT

Throw Your Arms Around Me Credit: Canada-France-Hawaii Telescope/Coelum Galaxy NGC 2403 displays its spiral arms which contain hot young stars, colored blue. Also the arms contain star-formation regions, identifiable by an extended red glow.

'Double Bubble' in Neighboring Galaxy - At upper left is a rare blue supergiant star Henize S22 (reddened by dust cloud) whose stellar wind illuminates peanut-shaped reflection nebula N30B, itself inside nebula DEM L 106. These cosmic clouds and stars are in the Large Magellanic Cloud, some 160,000 light-years away - Image : NASA/ESA/Hubble Heritage Team (STScl/AURA)

A unique peanut-shaped cocoon of dust, called a reflection nebula, surrounds a cluster of young, hot stars in this view from the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope. the 'double bubble' called is inside a larger nebula named DEM L

Pistol star

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Infrared image of the Pistol Star, a blue hypergiant that is one of the most luminous known stars in the Milky Way

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Colour composite image of Centaurus A, revealing the lobes and jets emanating from the active galaxy’s central black hole. MPIfR/ESO/APEX/A.Weiss et al. NASA/CXC/CfA/R.Kraft et al. (X-ray)

Nebulosa de la Hélice. Esta imagen, capturada por el telescopio espacial Spitzer, muestra la enorme concentración de polvo en el centro de la nebulosa, reflejándola con un intenso color rojo.

captured by NASA's Hubble Telescope in infrared. It's located in the constellation Orion about light years away from us. The Galaxy This massive galaxy is not much different than ours. Its long arms spiral outward and a.

NASA - Active Black Hole Squashes Star Formation / New data from the Herschel Space Observatory shows that galaxies with the most powerful, active, supermassive black holes at their cores produce fewer stars than galaxies with less.

This spectacular spiral galaxy is known to astronomers as Messier 83. Colloquially, it is also called  the Southern Pinwheel due to its similarity to the more northerly Pinwheel galaxy Messier 101. NASAs Spitzer Space Telescope shows us, in spectacular detail, the infrared structure of what many think of as our own Milky Way galaxys smaller cousin.

This spiral galaxy is known as Messier Colloquially, it is also called the Southern Pinwheel due to its similarity to the more northerly Pinwheel galaxy Messier 101

"Galaxia espiral barrada." El nido espiral NGC 4725 - Junio 2011.. Lugar de observación: Observatorio del Teide (Islas Canarias – España;) 16º 30' 35" W, 28º 18' 00" N). Telescopio – Telescopio IAC80 (diámetro 82cm). Instrumento– CCD E2V 42-40. Imágenes tomadas y reducidas por – Pablo Rodríguez-Gil y Pablo Bonet. Texto – Pablo Rodríguez-Gil.

NGC 4725 is an intermediate barred spiral galaxy about 40 million light-years away in the constellation Coma Berenices. NGC 4725 is a Seyfert Galaxy, suggesting an active galactic nucleus containing a supermassive black hole.


Spider Web of Stars in İC Looking like a spider's web swirled into a spiral, galaxy IC 342 presents its delicate pattern of dust in this infrared light image from NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope. Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech Publication Date:

It's not like a book you can pick up and read. I see hundreds of thousands of possibilities. And more than that, it's a map of how things are connected.

<b>Cosmic eye candy.</b> This week marks the anniversary of the launch of the Hubble Space Telescope way back in 1990. Thanks, Hubble, for providing us with "whoa" fodder for 22 years!

42 Mind-Blowing Photos Of Space From The Hubble Telescope

Supernova Shock Wave Paints Cosmic Portrait-- Remnants from a star that exploded thousands of years ago created a celestial abstract portrait, as captured in this NASA Hubble Space Telescope image of the Pencil Nebula.

20 Impresionantes fotos del telescopio Hubble

20 Impresionantes fotos del telescopio Hubble

Das Bild zeigt die besondere Formation im All. Wahrscheinlich ist eine Spiralglaxie mit einer elliptischen Galaxie kollidiert.

Ring aus Schwarzen Löchern:"Chandra" entdeckt Besonderheit

Arp 147 is a galaxy about 430 million light years from Earth. In this image, the Hubble data has been colored red, green and blue, and the Chandra X-ray data has been colored magenta. Happy Birthday, Hubble: Seeing the Universe in a New Light


NGC 7714 ~ This unusual structure is a river of Sun-like stars that has been pulled deep into space by the gravitational tug of a passing galaxy (not pictured) during a near-collision approximately 100 million years ago.

New Hubble Image of Galaxy IC 335

Hubble Image of the Week: The Beautiful Side of IC 335

This new NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope image shows the galaxy IC 335 in front of a backdrop of distant galaxies. IC 335 is part of a galaxy group containing three other galaxies, and located in the Fornax Galaxy Cluster 60 million light-years away.