Butterfly in Space - image from Hubble Telescope. Gas released by a dying star races across space at more than miles an hour, forming the delicate shape of a celestial butterfly. This nebula is also known as NGC 6302 or the Bug Nebula.
Like firecrackers lighting up the sky on New Year's Eve, the majestic spiral arms of NGC 5559 are alight with new stars being born. NGC 5559 is a spiral galaxy, with spiral arms filled with gas and dust sweeping out around .
The Holographic Universe Theory: Is The Universe All Just A Hologram?
Researchers are attempting to create an Earth-size virtual instrument called the Event Horizon Telescope; a worldwide network of radio telescopes powerful enough to snap a picture of the supermassive black hole at the heart of our Milky Way galaxy.
Close up within NGC 6188 showing immense gas and dust filaments, using false color to reveal sulfur, hydrogen and oxygen in red, green and blue. NGC 6188 is located about light-years from Earth toward the constellation Ara.