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 by a passing galaxy, not seen in this Hubble Space Telescope photo. That's because the near-collision between the galaxies happened at least 100 million years ago.
Fernbank Science Center, located in Atlanta, Georgia, is an instructional unit of the DeKalb County School System and is separate from the Fernbank Museum of Natural History, which is operated as a private not-for-profit organization by Fernbank, Inc. The two institutions have worked closely together on a variety of projects.
God made man small and the universe big to say something about himself. And he says it for us to learn and enjoy-namely, that he is infinitely great and powerful and wise and beautiful. The more the Hubble Telescope sends back to us about the unfathomable dept... - John Piper // Don't Waste Your Life // Read more at http://desiringgod.org/books/dont-waste-your-life
Trigger-Happy Star Formation (NASA, Chandra, 8/12/09). his composite image, combining data from the Chandra X-ray Observatory and the Spitzer Space Telescope shows the molecular cloud Cepheus B, located in our Galaxy about 2,400 light years from the Earth. A molecular cloud is a region containing cool interstellar gas and dust left over from the formation of the galaxy and mostly contains molecular hydrogen.
Hubble Finds Supernova Companion Star after Two Decades of Searching. Using the Hubble Space Telescope, astronomers have identified the blue helium-burning companion star, seen at the center of the expanding nebula of debris from the supernova.