Star Birth in NGC 346 NGC 346 is the brightest star-forming region in the Small Magellanic Cloud - a Dwarf Galaxy near our Milky Way. Massive stars have dispersed the glowing gas within and around this star cluster to form this beautiful glowing nebula.
Polar Ring Galaxy NGC 660 is featured in this cosmic snapshot. Over 40 million light-years away and swimming within the boundaries of the constellation Pisces, NGC peculiar appearance marks it as a polar ring galaxy. A rare galaxy type,.
Unsung cosmic beauties in the southern constellation of Tucana — ESA/Hubble Picture of the Week. Image credit: ESA - European Space Agency / Hubble Space Telescope & NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration
NASA Astronomy Picture of the Day 2016 August 29 Young Suns of NGC 7129 Young suns still lie within dusty NGC some light-years away toward the royal constellation Cepheus. While these stars are at a relatively tender age, only a few.