The bright streak slicing across the frame is an edge-on view of galaxy NGC and a number of other distant galaxies can be seen scattered in the background. NGC 4762 lies about 58 million light-years away in the constellation of Virgo (The Virgin).
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.
The Ghost Nebula, spanning two light-years, and 2000 light-years distant from Earth. Credit: Hubble Heritage Team As I'm still working on the lovely star-blessed tsentr, Neala, I found this to be most inspiring.
Cassiopeia -- New Photo Reveals ‘Ghostly’ Green Nebula in Deep Space An amazing new photo from a telescope in Chile has captured the most detailed view yet of a green glowing blob light-years away from Earth. Credit: ESO The new image, released toda
Hubble Views the Whirling Disk of NGC 4526 This neat little galaxy is known as NGC Its dark lanes of dust and bright diffuse glow make the galaxy appear to hang like a halo in the emptiness of space in this image from the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope.