The Sombrero Galaxy - 28 million light years from Earth - was voted best picture taken by the Hubble telescope. The dimensions of the galaxy, officially called are as spectacular as its appearance. It has 800 billion suns and is light years across.
IC the Hidden Galaxy, is positioned only 10 degrees above the plane of our Milky Way Galaxy, so its light is heavily obscured and reddened by dust. It is 7 million light-years away but is not part of our Local Group of galaxies: Bruce Waddington
Carina Nebula in this image of a huge pillar taken in visible and in infrared light by NASA's Hubble Space Telescope. Composed of gas and dust, the nebula resides light-years away in the southern constellation Carina