This image combines Hubble observations of the nearby spiral galaxy Messier 106 with additional data captured by amateur astronomers Robert Gendler and Jay GaBany. The galaxy lies about 20 million light-years away and harbors a giant central black hole.
The Carina Nebula – via European Southern Observatory The Carina Nebula is a region of massive star formation in the southern skies. This panorama of the Carina Nebula was taken in infrared light using the HAWK-I camera on ESO’s Very Large Telescope.
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