Pop goes the supernova! Actually, that's planetary nebula PN or better known as the Soap Bubble Nebula, which was discovered by amateur astronomer Dave Jurasevich back in Just look at it and wonder what other marvels does the Universe have in stock?
Star Cluster Pismis NGC Pismis 24 hangs over NGC a nebula about 8000 ly away in Scorpius. This picture showed that the brightest star in the cluster is in fact two stars in a tight binary orbit. Each star is about 100 times the Sun's mass.
Neuschwanstein Castle (German: Schloss Neuschwanstein) is a Romanesque Revival palace on a rugged hill above the village of Hohenschwangau near Füssen in southwest Bavaria, Germany. This is taken from inside the castle! The king wanted a beautiful view :)
Incredible Pics: Klausenpass, Switzerland - Klausen Pass is a high mountain pass in the Swiss Alps connecting the cantons of Uri and Glarus. The pass road from Altdorf leads through the Schächen Valley, the pass and Urnerboden to Linthal in Glarus.
NGC 602 is a bright open cluster of stars located in the SMC, a satellite galaxy to the Milky Way. Radiation & shock waves from the stars have pushed away much of the lighter surrounding gas & dust that compose the nebula known as
The Jesus Nebula (also known as Cone Nebula) - Hubble Space Telescope - New cameras in the Hubble Space Telescope image a likeness of the face of Jesus. Located in a cluster of nearby stars that astronomers call NGC
/ NGC Trifid Nebula in Sagittarius. Its name means 'divided into 3 lobes.' The object is an unusual combination of an open cluster of stars; an emission nebula; a reflection nebula & a dark nebula about 5200 light years away.