Absolutely gorgeous super long astronomy telescope photography of stars and galaxies in the Cosmos. RESEARCH #DdO:) - https://www.pinterest.com/DianaDeeOsborne/universe-lights/ - UNIVERSE LIGHTS. If our sun were size of a penny, the NEARest star, Alpha Centauri, would be 350 miles away. At this scale, the Milky Way galaxy would be 7.5 million miles across, or more than 30 times the distance between Earth & the moon. #Size. Pinned via mandarinux, #GALAXIES IN THE #SKY #Pinterest board.
The portrait of Stephan's Quintet, also known as Hickson Compact Group was taken by the new aboard NASA's HST as one of the first images since its May 2009 overhaul. Stephan's Quintet, as the name implies, is a group of five galaxies.
The NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope observed the Crab Nebula, a supernova remnant located 6500 light-years from Earth, in optical wavelengths.
This image, taken with the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope, shows the young planetary nebula Henize 3-401. Hubble's extraordinary vision reveals that it is one of the most elongated planetary nebulae found so far. The image shows two very long cylindrical outflows with intricate thread-like structures and tattered ends. We are seeing the central star responsible for the beautiful display for the first time in this image. Henize 3-401 is located in the constellation of Carina (