The Horse Head Nebula is a cloud of ionized- hydrogen in the constellation Orion. The clouds are lit from within by young hot stars. The interstellar dust absobs the light from part of ionized cloud creating this beautiful contrast
A rose made of galaxies *This image of a pair of interacting galaxies called Arp 273 was released to celebrate the anniversary of the launch of the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope. Credit: NASA, ESA and the Hubble Heritage Team (STScI/AURA)
Hubble captures 'Pillars of creation' in unprecedented detail
Hubble Sees a Star 'Inflating' a Giant Bubble ~ Just in time for the anniversary of Hubble's launch on April the telescope has photographed an enormous, balloon-like bubble being blown into space by a super-hot, massive star.