Thor’s Helmet Nebula; distance: 15,000 light years, 30 light years across, central star is pre-supernova, constellation Canis Major
Sunset on Lavender - Provence, France
Sunset and Milky Way over Colorado
THE MAJESTIC MESSIER-104 (M-104) SOMBRERO GALAXY Photo By: NASA...
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
Merging Galaxies Bursting With Light - NGC 2207 and IC 2163 Just like our Milky Way galaxy, NGC 2207 and IC 2163 are sprinkled with many star systems known as X-ray binaries, which consist of a star in a tight orbit around either a neutron star or a stella astronomicalwonders.tumblr.com