caption: The Dark Energy Camera features 62 charged-coupled devices (CCDs), which record a total of 570 megapixels per snapshot. Story "New Dark Energy Telescope Can Photograph Galaxies up to 8 Billion Light-Years From Earth"
Galaxies on a Map. The most complete map of our little corner of the universe to date. It took more that ten years to create, has galaxies and extends out 380 million light years from the earth. The coordinates of each galaxy was recorded
A spectacular Hubble Space Telescope image reveals the heart of the Lagoon Nebula. Seen as a massive cloud of glowing dust and gas, bombarded by the energetic radiation of new stars, this placid name hides a dramatic reality. The Advanced Camera for.
Via Hubble: The cosmic "ice sculptures" of the Carina Nebula. Scientists are still trying to explain the beautiful spires.A nebula from Latin: "cloud"is an interstellar cloud of dust, hydrogen, helium and other ionized gases.