amazing photo of the Orion nebula's center, a cloud of gas and dust known as The work was created by Adam Block at the Mount Lemon Sky Center observatory in Arizona. Image: Adam Block/Mount Lemmon SkyCenter/University of Arizona
“ This is a deep image of the Sword of Orion - the three stars that make up the weapon hanging off the belt of this famous celestial hunter. The image showcases the amazing mix of physical and optical.
NASA / ESA / Hubble Heritage Project The iconic Horsehead Nebula has graced astronomy books ever since its discovery over a century ago and is a favorite target for amateur and professional astronomers alike.
Butterfly Emerges from Stellar Demise in Planetary Nebula NGC 6302 - Gas released by a dying star races across space at more than miles an hour, forming the delicate shape of a celestial butterfly. This nebula is also known as NGC 6302 or the Bug Nebula.
Called the Cone Nebula, it has a conical shape and a height that equals 23 million round trips to the moon. The entire nebula is 7 light-years long and is believed to be an incubator for developing stars.