This composite image of the Tycho supernova remnant shows the scene more than four centuries after the brilliant star explosion witnessed by Tycho Brahe and other astronomers of that era. The explosion has left a.
The Eridanus Void. This area shows almost no signs of cosmic matter, meaning no stars, planets, solar systems or clouds of cosmic dust. Researchers couldn't even find dark matter, which is invisible but measurable by matter once present in the region.
Kepler's Supernova remnant, as seen by the Infrared Spitzer Space Telescope. Name: Kepler's SN Type: Milky Way : Nebula : Type : Supernova Remnant Distance: 13000 light years Constellation: Ophiuchus Category: Nebulae
Clouds of Perseus ~ contains over solar masses of gas and dust, but the eye is drawn to red NGC Known as the California Nebula, its characteristic glow of atomic hydrogen gas is fueled by ultraviolet light from luminous blue star Xi Persei.
Galactic Wreckage in Stephan's Quintet - A clash among members of a famous galaxy quintet reveals an assortment of stars across a wide color range, from young, blue stars to aging, red stars. This group is also known as the Hickson Compact Group 92
AE Aurigae and the Flaming Star Nebula. The Flaming Star nebula lies about light years distant, spans about 5 light years, and is visible with a small telescope toward the constellation of the Charioteer (Auriga).