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Hubble thedemon-hauntedworld: “Stellar ‘Fireworks Finale’ Came First in the Young Universe (artist’s impression) The deepest views of the cosmos from the Hubble Space Telescope yield clues that the very first stars may have burst into the universe as. Cosmos, Hubble Space Telescope, Space And Astronomy, Telescope Images, Space Photos, Space Images, Galaxy Space, Deep Space, Space Exploration

Phroyd's World

Possibly the Youngest Galaxy Ever Seen, an irregular dwarf galaxy about 45 million light-years away is seen in this image from NASA. NASA/ESA/A. Schaller Phroyd

NGC 7714 ~ This unusual structure is a river of Sun-like stars that has been pulled deep into space by the gravitational tug of a by a passing galaxy, not seen in this Hubble Space Telescope photo. That's because the near-collision between the galaxies ha

NGC 7714 es una galaxia espiral en la constelación de Piscis. Fue descubierto por John Herschel el 18 de septiembre 183

 The Rings Queen's. M (sometimes called The Southern Ellipse) is a ring galaxy, approximately 300 million light-years away in the direction of the southern constellation Volans. It is receding from us at about 6600 km/sec. The yellowish

Space. . The Rings Queen's.. M 0644-741 (sometimes called The Southern Ellipse) is a ring galaxy, approximately 300 million light-years away in the direction of the southern constellation Volans. It is receding from us at about 6600 km/sec. The yellowish off-center nucleus was once the center of a normal spiral galaxy.

The Soul Nebula (IC is a fairly large emission nebula in the constellation Cassiopeia. It is often referred to as the “Embryo Nebula” because of its characteristic shape. Its neighbour is IC 1805 (the Heart Nebula). Photo by Azin Dark Skies. Cosmos, Space Photos, Space Images, Hubble Space Telescope, Space And Astronomy, Space Planets, Constellations, Ciel Nocturne, Orion Nebula

W5, IC 1848 ~ #SoulNebula is rather a large emission nebula in the constellation Cassiopeia.

could be as many as 100 to 200 billion galaxies in the observable universe. Here are some of the most fascinating.There could be as many as 100 to 200 billion galaxies in the observable universe. Here are some of the most fascinating.

Galaxies Explained In One Glorious Infographic

NGC 1300 by Steven Marx. A barred spiral galaxy about 61 million light-years away in the constellation Eridanus. The galaxy is about light-years across; just slightly larger than our own galaxy, the Milky Way. It is a member of the Eridanus Cluster.

Infinity Imagined

kenobi-wan-obi: “ NGC 1300 by Steven Marx “ A barred spiral galaxy about 61 million light-years away in the constellation Eridanus. The galaxy is about 110,000 light-years across; just slightly larger...

Hubble NGC 7318 (also known as UGC 12100 or HCG are a pair of colliding galaxies about 300 million light-years away in the Constellation Pegasus. They are members of the famous Stephan's Quintet. Cosmos, Hubble Space Telescope, Space And Astronomy, Digital Foto, Astronomy Pictures, Space Photos, Galaxy Space, Carl Sagan, To Infinity And Beyond

NGC 7318A (bottom) and NGC 7318B (top) Date July 2009 Credit: NASA, ESA, and the Hubble SM4 ERO Team 1

- The Supermassive Black Hole in Galaxy Centaurus A "Centaurus A is the fifth brightest galaxy in the sky. and is famous for the dust lane across its middle and a giant jet blasting away from the supermassive black hole? Cosmos, Space Planets, Space And Astronomy, Space Photos, Space Images, Interstellar, Carl Sagan, To Infinity And Beyond, Deep Space

h4ilstorm

Bright Galaxy Centaurus A (NASA, Chandra, 04/23/14) (by NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center)

42 of the Most Beautiful Space Images Captured This Year

42 of the Most Beautiful Space Images Captured This Year

The Hubble Space Telescope (HST) was first carried into orbit by a Space Shuttle in 1990 and currently remains in operation. As a 2.4m (7.9ft) aperture telescope in low Earth orbit, Hubble's four main instruments observe in the near ultraviolet, visible, and near infrared. The telescope is named aft

At the top, large spiral galaxy NGC and the bottom spiral Messier in… Cosmos, Hubble Space Telescope, Space And Astronomy, One Step Beyond, Galaxy Pictures, Spiral Galaxy, Across The Universe, Space Images, Space Time

APOD: 2014 December 26 - Cetus Duo M77 and NGC 1055

At the top, large spiral galaxy NGC 1055, and the bottom spiral Messier 77, in this sharp cosmic view toward the aquatic constellation Cetus. The narrowed, dusty appearance of edge-on spiral NGC 1055 contrasts nicely with the face-on view of M77's bright nucleus and spiral arms. Both over 100,000 light-years across, the pair are dominant members of a small galaxy group about 60 million light-years away. M77 and NGC 1055 are separated by at least 500,000 light-years.

a polar ring galaxy 130 million light years away in Centaurus. Only 100 polar ring galaxies are known. Their unusual disk-ring structure is not yet fully understood. Credit: The Hubble Heritage Team.

Ring around NGC 4650A

Ring around NGC 4650A

An intriguing young-looking dwarf galaxy, PGC Local Universe, 45 mly in the Constellation: Bootes - ESA/Hubble & NASA Hubble Space Telescope, Space And Astronomy, Nasa Space, Hubble Images, Andromeda Galaxy, Space Facts, Amazing Spaces, Astrophysics, Stars

An intriguing young-looking dwarf galaxy Name: PGC 51017 Type: • Local Universe : Galaxy : Size : Dwarf • X - Galaxies Images Distance: 45 million light years Constellation: Bootes Credit: ESA/Hubble & NASA

Space And Astronomy Close-up on a majestic face-on spiral galaxy located deep within the Coma Cluster of galaxies. Image via NASA Cosmos, Hubble Space Telescope, Space And Astronomy, Telescope Images, Space Photos, Space Images, Space Wallpaper, Nasa, Deep Space Nine

Close-up on a majestic face-on spiral galaxy located deep within the Coma Cluster of galaxies. Image via NASA

This image taken with the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope shows the spiral galaxy NGC 4921 along with a spectacular backdrop of more distant galaxies. NGC 4921 is one of over 1000 identified galaxies in the Coma (Abell cluster.

Unusual Spiral NGC 4921 in the Coma Galaxy [3840 × 3928]

Unusual Spiral NGC 4921 in the Coma Galaxy [3840 3928]