NGC also known as the Crescent Nebula, is a cosmic bubble about 25 light-years across, blown by winds from its central, bright, massive star. This colorful portrait of the nebula uses narrow band image data combined in the Hubble palette.
The northern lights captured by Dennis Anderson, film photographer. The northern lights captured by Dennis Anderson, film photographer. The northern lights captured by Dennis Anderson, film photographer.
First man on moon Neil Armstrong dead at NBC. This NASA file image shows U. astronaut Neil Armstrong, the Apollo 11 Mission Commander, standing next to the Lunar Module ''Eagle'' on the moon July REUTERS/Edwin Aldrin-NASA/Handout
The central star of this planetary nebula is exceptionally hot (surface temperature of about degrees Celsius), and the Hubble Space Telescope caught this "Butterfly Nebula" (NGC in aiming at a point in the Scorpion constellation, 4000 light-years away.
I'm surprised nobody has pinned this by now! Video footage from El Teide, the highest mountain in Spain, and one of the best places (As you will see) in the world to film/photograph stars and galaxies. if you've never seen this, I can honestly say
New Zealand's Southern Lights, Aurora Australis. I swear my eyes teared up at the sight of this picture, and I see the Northern Lights (Aurora Borealis) here in Finland almost every year (I live in the south).
NASAs Hubble Space Telescope reveals a majestic disk of stars and dust lanes in this view of the spiral galaxy NGC which lies 46 million light-years away in the constellation of Ursa Major (The Great Bear).
“ This is a deep image of the Sword of Orion - the three stars that make up the weapon hanging off the belt of this famous celestial hunter. The image showcases the amazing mix of physical and optical.