Two-Star Collision Yields Three-Ring Nebula. Challis Supernova 1987 occurred in the Large Magellanic Cloud, a galaxy only light years from Earth. The outburst was visible to the naked eye, and is the brightest known supernova in almost 400 years.
This festive NASA Hubble Space Telescope image resembles a holiday wreath made of sparkling lights. The bright southern hemisphere star RS Puppis, at the center of the image, is swaddled in a gossamer cocoon of reflective dust illuminated by the.
A spectacular Hubble Space Telescope image reveals the heart of the Lagoon Nebula. Seen as a massive cloud of glowing dust and gas, bombarded by the energetic radiation of new stars, this placid name hides a dramatic reality. The Advanced Camera for.
On April the NASA Hubble Space Telescope will celebrate it’s anniversary. During these 22 years of service the HST has given humankind a better insight in to how planet earth came to be and provided us with some amazing picture of space.
This NASA image shows bright stars, shining through what looks like a haze in the night sky, part of a young stellar grouping in one of the largest known star formation regions of the Large Magellanic Cloud, a dwarf satellite galaxy of the Milky Way.