The new Hubble photo of the pillars of creation in the Eagle Nebula is sharper than the original. The bluish coloration near the dense edges is gas that is heated by nearby young stars & is being dissipated into space.
The Sombrero Galaxy - voted best picture taken by the Hubble telescope. The dimensions of the galaxy, officially called are as spectacular as its appearance. The Sombrero Galaxy spans about light years across and lies 28 million light years away.